effundo

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Etymology[edit]

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + fundō (pour).

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present active effundō, present infinitive effundere, perfect active effūdī, supine effūsum

  1. (of liquids) I pour out, shed, spread abroad, drain off.
    Eheu! Ego aquam effundo.
    Alas! I pour out the water.
  2. I pour, drive, cast or send out, shower, discharge.
  3. (reflexive or passive) I pour or rush out, spread abroad.
  4. (reflexive) I give myself up to, yield to, indulge in.
  5. I lavish, squander, expend, waste, run through.
  6. I cast away, give up, let go, dismiss, resign.
  7. I relax, loosen, slacken, let go.

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References[edit]

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