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adēmptiō f (genitive adēmptiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of taking away or depriving; seizure.rescue


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative adēmptiō adēmptiōnēs
genitive adēmptiōnis adēmptiōnum
dative adēmptiōnī adēmptiōnibus
accusative adēmptiōnem adēmptiōnēs
ablative adēmptiōne adēmptiōnibus
vocative adēmptiō adēmptiōnēs


  • ademptio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ademptio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ademptio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ademptio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • ademptio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ademptio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin