diripio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- (separation, dispersion) +‎ rapiō (grab, seize).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dīripiō, present infinitive dīripere, perfect active dīripuī, supine dīreptum

  1. I tear apart; I tear to pieces.
  2. I lay waste.
  3. I loot; steal; rob.
  4. I whip out (a sword).
  5. I run after; I compete for the company of.

Inflection[edit]