deleo

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dēleō, present infinitive dēlēre, perfect active dēlēvī, supine dēlētum

  1. I destroy
    • 234 - 149 BCECato the Elder
      Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam
      Furthermore I think Carthage must be destroyed
  2. I finish, terminate

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References[edit]

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