occurro

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from ob- (towards; against) +‎ currō (I run).

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present active occurrō, present infinitive occurrere, perfect active occurrī, supine occursum

  1. I run to; I go to meet.
  2. I charge, rush to attack.
  3. I meet, go to, come to.
  4. I resist, oppose, counterattack.
  5. (figuratively) I answer, reply, especially in objection.
  6. (figuratively) I present myself, suggest myself, appear, occur, especially to the mind.
  7. (figuratively) I reach, attain.

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References[edit]

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