persequor

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Etymology[edit]

From per (through) + sequor (follow).

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present active persequor, present infinitive persequī, perfect active persecūtus sum (deponent)

  1. I follow perseveringly, continue to follow; search through; pursue.
  2. I seek to obtain, strive after, seek out.
  3. I follow the teaching or example of someone, imitate.
  4. I follow up with action, execute, bring about, do, accomplish.
  5. (in a hostile manner) I pursue, chase, hunt; avenge, take vengeance upon someone or something; prosecute.
  6. (in writing) I follow, take down, minute down, keep pace with, record.
  7. (in speech or writing) I relate, recount, describe, explain.
  8. (intransitive) I follow or come after.

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References[edit]

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