praedico

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Etymology 1[edit]

From prae (before, in front) + dicō (devote, consecrate).

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present active praedicō, present infinitive praedicāre, perfect active praedicāvī, supine praedicātum

  1. I proclaim, declare publicly.
  2. I announce, make known.
  3. I praise, commend, extol.
  4. (Ecclesiastical) I preach the gospel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From prae (before, in front) + dīcō (say, tell).

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present active praedīcō, present infinitive praedīcere, perfect active praedīxī, supine praedictum

  1. I foretell, predict.
  2. I notify, give warning of.
  3. I advise, admonish, charge with what should be done.
  4. I announce at an auction.
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References[edit]

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