c.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In English law, in the sense of "chapter", a preservation of Latin capitulum or caput (head; heading, chapter).

Adverb[edit]

c. (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of circa.
    The document was written in the Middle Ages, c. 1250.

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. (chiefly law) Abbreviation of chapter(s).
    • 1885, "Pound" in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. XIX, p. 648:
      By the statute 1 and 2 Phil. and Mary c. 12 (1554), no distress of cattle can be driven out of the hundred where taken unless to a pound within 3 miles of the place of seizure. Where cattle are impounded the impounder is bound to supply them with sufficient food and water (12 and 13 Vict. c. 92, and 17 and 18 Vict. c. 60)[...]
  2. Abbreviation of city.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (informal) Abbreviation of cancer.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. Abbreviation of cent(s).
  5. Abbreviation of century.
    17th c.
  6. Abbreviation of cell phone.

French[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of comme.

References[edit]

Noun[edit]

c. f (plural c.)

  1. Abbreviation of collection.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin abbreviations

Preposition[edit]

c.

  1. circa
  2. cum

Preposition[edit]

c.

  1. causa (in "e. c.")

Verb[edit]

c.

  1. cito

Noun[edit]

c.

    1. caput and capitulum (§; chapter, section)
      1655, Appendix, c. 2, S. 12–29 (eigene Paginierung)
      1655, appendix, § 2, pp. 12–29 (own pagination)

Synonyms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cím.

Adjective[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of című.
  2. Abbreviation of címzetes.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of caput.
  2. Abbreviation of capitulum.

Adverb[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of circa.

Preposition[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of circa.
  2. Abbreviation of cum.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cysło (number).

Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

c.

  1. (abbreviation) c. (circa)
    Synonyms: c., ca., ca, cca., aproximadamente, por volta de, em torno de, perto de, mais ou menos