insto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in (on, upon) + stō (I stand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active īnstō, present infinitive īnstāre, perfect active īnstitī, supine īnstātum

  1. (transitive, intransitive) I stand upon, set foot on.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative or dative) I assail, press upon, harass.
  3. (intransitive, with dative) I urge, pursue, insist.
  4. (transitive) I urge (forward), ply.
  5. (intransitive) I am pressing, draw nigh, approach, threaten.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • insto in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • instant in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

insto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of instar.