demitto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From de (from, away from, down from) + mittō (send; emit; throw, cast).

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Verb[edit]

present active dēmittō, present infinitive dēmittere, perfect active dēmīsī, supine dēmissum

  1. I send or bring down, cause to hang or fall down; drop, flow, shed, sag, sink, lower, put down, let fall.
  2. I cast down, throw, thrust, plunge, drive.
  3. (with se) I let myself down, stoop, descend, walk or ride down.
  4. (military) I send, bring or lead soldiers down into a lower place.
  5. (figuratively) I cast down, demote; depress, dispirit.
  6. (figuratively) I engage in, enter or embark upon, meddle with.

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References[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

demitto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of demittir