reticeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ taceō (I am silent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active reticeō, present infinitive reticēre, perfect active reticuī (no passive)

  1. (intransitive) I am silent, keep silent.
  2. (with dative) I refrain from answering.
  3. (transitive) I keep silent or secret, conceal.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.

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References[edit]

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