census

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin census, from cēnseō. See censor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

census ‎(plural censuses)

  1. An official count of members of a population (not necessarily human), usually residents or citizens in a particular region, often done at regular intervals.

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Verb[edit]

census ‎(third-person singular simple present censuses, present participle censusing, simple past and past participle censused)

  1. To collect a census.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cēnseō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cēnsus m ‎(genitive cēnsūs); fourth declension

  1. census, a registering of the populace and their property
  2. A register resulting from a census.
  3. (poetic) Rich gifts, presents,

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cēnsus cēnsūs
genitive cēnsūs cēnsuum
dative cēnsuī cēnsibus
accusative cēnsum cēnsūs
ablative cēnsū cēnsibus
vocative cēnsus cēnsūs

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Adjective[edit]

cēnsus m ‎(feminine cēnsa, neuter cēnsum); first/second declension

  1. registered
  2. assessed

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative cēnsus cēnsa cēnsum cēnsī cēnsae cēnsa
genitive cēnsī cēnsae cēnsī cēnsōrum cēnsārum cēnsōrum
dative cēnsō cēnsō cēnsīs
accusative cēnsum cēnsam cēnsum cēnsōs cēnsās cēnsa
ablative cēnsō cēnsā cēnsō cēnsīs
vocative cēnse cēnsa cēnsum cēnsī cēnsae cēnsa

References[edit]

  • census in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • census in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • CENSUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • census in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to hold the census: censum habere, agere (Liv. 3. 22)
    • to strike off the burgess-roll: censu prohibere, excludere
  • census in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • census in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin