perficio

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Etymology[edit]

From per (through, along; during) + faciō (do, make).

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present active perficiō, present infinitive perficere, perfect active perfēcī, supine perfectum

  1. I achieve, execute, carry out, accomplish, perform, despatch, finish, complete; establish; perfect.
  2. (by extension) I bring about, cause, effect.

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References[edit]

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