censeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱn̥s-eh₁-, *ḱn̥s-eie- (to announce). Cognate with Sanskrit शंसति (śaṁsati, to declare), Avestan [script?] (sąh-, to speak solemnly).[script?]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active cēnseō, present infinitive cēnsēre, perfect active cēnsuī, supine cēnsum

  1. I give an opinion.
  2. I think, suppose or judge.
  3. I recommend.
    Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam
  4. I decree, vote or determine.
  5. I count or reckon.
  6. I assess.

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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 107