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From agō ‎(make, do).


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  • Modern authorities disagree over the length of the initial vowel.



  1. accusative singular of āctus



  1. nominative neuter singular of actus
  2. accusative masculine singular of actus
  3. accusative neuter singular of actus
  4. vocative neuter singular of actus



  1. supine of agō

Related terms[edit]


  • actum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • actum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ACTUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • actum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) I'm undone! it's all up with me: perii! actum est de me! (Ter. Ad. 3. 2. 26)
    • (ambiguous) to have all one's trouble for nothing: rem actam or simply actum agere (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) rest after toil is sweet: acti labores iucundi (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) it's all over with me; I'm a lost man: actum est de me
    • (ambiguous) to declare a magistrate's decisions null and void: acta rescindere, dissolvere (Phil. 13. 3. 5)