deverto

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From + vertō (turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dēvertō, present infinitive dēvertere, perfect active dēvertī, supine dēversum

  1. I turn away, turn aside.
  2. I turn in, put up at, lodge.
  3. (rare) I resort to.
  4. (rare) I digress.

Usage notes[edit]

Often confused with divertō (differ).

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References[edit]

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