imitor

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a deponent frequentive Proto-Indo-European root ime-eto, from *aim (copy), same source as imago (a copy, image) and Hittite [script?] himma (substitute, imitation).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active imitor, present infinitive imitārī, perfect active imitātus sum (deponent)

  1. I represent, express, portray.
  2. I imitate, act like, copy after, seek to resemble, counterfeit.

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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