careo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *sker-. See also Ancient Greek κείρω (keírō, I cut off), English shear, Albanian harr (to cut, to mow), Lithuanian skìrti (separate), Welsh ysgar (separate). See also sharp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active careō, present infinitive carēre, perfect active caruī, supine caritum

  1. I lack, am without.
    Si versus horum duorum poetarum neglegetis, magna parte litterarum carebitis.
    If you neglect the verses of these two poets, you will miss a great part of literature.
    Imperator militibus proeliō caruit.
    The general was without soldiers for the battle.
  2. I am separated from.
  3. I am deprived of.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Always used with the ablative of separation.

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

careo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of carear.