suesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swe-dʰh₁-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔθω (éthō), εἴωθα (eíōtha), ἔθος (éthos), ἦθος (êthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active suēscō, present infinitive suēscere, perfect active suēvī, supine suētum

  1. (intransitive, rare, poetic) I become used or accustomed to
  2. (transitive, rare, post-classical) I accustom, habituate, train

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is rare and poetic, and prefixed forms such as adsuēsco are more frequent.

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References[edit]

  • suesco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers