obeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ob (towards) + (go).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active obeō, present infinitive obīre, perfect active obiī, supine obitum (irregular)

  1. I go towards, go to meet.
  2. I arrive at, reach, come to.
  3. (astronomy) I set.
  4. (figuratively) I fall, perish, pass away, die (mortem or diem obeo)
  5. (figuratively) I survey, look over.

Inflection[edit]

Irregular conjugation, but similar to fourth conjugation. The third principal part is most often contracted to obiī, but occasionally appears as obīvī.