pendeo

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)pen(d)- (stretch, pull, draw), same source as English span.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pendeō, present infinitive pendēre, perfect active pependī ([[no passive]])

  1. I hang (down), I am suspended; hover, overhang, float.
  2. I hang about, loiter, tarry, linger.
  3. I hang down; I am weak or without strength; sag, droop.
  4. I weigh.
  5. I have weight or value.
  6. I rest or depend upon.
  7. I hang upon a person's words; listen attentively to.
  8. I am suspended, interrupted or discontinued.
  9. I am ready to fall, hang suspended.
  10. I am uncertain, perplexed or in suspense.

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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