assero

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Etymology 1[edit]

From ad + serō (sow, plant).

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present active asserō, present infinitive asserere, perfect active assēvī, supine assitum

  1. (transitive) I sow, plant or set near something.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ad + serō (join or bind together).

Verb[edit]

present active asserō, present infinitive asserere, perfect active asseruī, supine assertum

  1. I join someone or something to myself.
  2. (law, often with manu, in libertatem or liberali causa) I declare someone to be free by laying hands upon him; set free, liberate.
  3. (law, often with manu or in servitutem) I declare someone to be a slave by laying hands upon him; claim as a slave.
  4. I free from, protect, preserve, defend, defend against.
  5. I declare something to be my own possession, arrogate, claim.
  6. I maintain, affirm, allege, assert, declare.
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References[edit]

  • assero in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879