decretum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dēcernō (decide, determine).

Noun[edit]

dēcrētum n (genitive dēcrētī); second declension

  1. A decision, decree, ordinance, order.
    Synonym: dēcrētiō
  2. A principle, opinion.
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēcrētum dēcrēta
Genitive dēcrētī dēcrētōrum
Dative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
Accusative dēcrētum dēcrēta
Ablative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
Vocative dēcrētum dēcrēta

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Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēcrētum

  1. supine of dēcernō

Participle[edit]

dēcrētum

  1. inflection of dēcrētus:
    1. masculine accusative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular

Further reading[edit]

  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decretum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • decretum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the tenets, dogmas of philosophers: decreta, inventa philosophorum
  • decretum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decretum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

dēcrētum

  1. supine of dēcrēscō