appeto

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ad (to, towards, at) + petō (seek).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active appetō, present infinitive appetere, perfect active appetīvī, supine appetītum

  1. (transitive) I strive or grasp after (something), try to get.
  2. (transitive) I attack, fall or seize upon, assault, assail.
  3. (intransitive) I approach, draw nigh to, be at hand.
  4. (figuratively) I desire eagerly, long for, covet; have an appetite for.

Inflection[edit]

  • Note that the perfect active indicative can be written as appetiī as opposed to appetīvī.

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