descisco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From + scīscō (seek to know; learn; approve).

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Verb[edit]

present active dēscīscō, present infinitive dēscīscere, perfect active dēscīvī, supine dēscītum

  1. I free myself, withdraw, leave, defect, desert, revolt from.
  2. (by extension) I desert to, go over to.
  3. (in general) I depart, deviate, withdraw from someone or something; fall off from; I am unfaithful to.

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References[edit]

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