defero

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Etymology[edit]

From (from, away from) + ferō (bear, carry; suffer).

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present active dēferō, present infinitive dēferre, perfect active dētulī, supine dēlātum (irregular)

  1. I bear, carry or bring down or away; convey; take, remove.
  2. I bring to market, sell.
  3. I give to someone, grant, confer upon, allot, offer to someone, bestow
  4. I transfer, deliver.
  5. I bring or give an account of, report, announce, state.
  6. (law, with nomen) I report someone's name before the praetor, as plaintiff or informer; indict, impeach, denounce, accuse.
  7. (nautical) I arrive or disembark.

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References[edit]

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