desume

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin desumere; de + sumere to take.

Verb[edit]

desume (third-person singular simple present desumes, present participle desuming, simple past and past participle desumed)

  1. (obsolete) To select; to borrow.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

desume

  1. third-person singular present indicative of desumere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēsūme

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēsūmō