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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
  • ademptio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ademptio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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