praecido

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Etymology[edit]

From prae + caedō (cut; strike).

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present active praecīdō, present infinitive praecīdere, perfect active praecīdī, supine praecīsum

  1. I cut off in front or through; shorten; sever, separate.
  2. I beat to pieces, batter, smash.
  3. (nautical) I cut off or across, avoid, sail straight.
  4. (of discourse) I cut short, abridge; I am brief; break off or finish abruptly.
  5. I break off, cut off, end, destroy.
  6. I deny flatly, refuse, decline.

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References[edit]

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