dimitto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ mittere (to send).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīmittō (present infinitive dīmittere, perfect active dīmīsī, supine dīmissum); third conjugation

  1. I send away, dismiss.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of dimitto (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīmittō dīmittis dīmittit dīmittimus dīmittitis dīmittunt
imperfect dīmittēbam dīmittēbās dīmittēbat dīmittēbāmus dīmittēbātis dīmittēbant
future dīmittam dīmittēs dīmittet dīmittēmus dīmittētis dīmittent
perfect dīmīsī dīmīsistī dīmīsit dīmīsimus dīmīsistis dīmīsērunt, dīmīsēre
pluperfect dīmīseram dīmīserās dīmīserat dīmīserāmus dīmīserātis dīmīserant
future perfect dīmīserō dīmīseris dīmīserit dīmīserimus dīmīseritis dīmīserint
passive present dīmittor dīmitteris, dīmittere dīmittitur dīmittimur dīmittiminī dīmittuntur
imperfect dīmittēbar dīmittēbāris, dīmittēbāre dīmittēbātur dīmittēbāmur dīmittēbāminī dīmittēbantur
future dīmittar dīmittēris, dīmittēre dīmittētur dīmittēmur dīmittēminī dīmittentur
perfect dīmissus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dīmissus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dīmissus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīmittam dīmittās dīmittat dīmittāmus dīmittātis dīmittant
imperfect dīmitterem dīmitterēs dīmitteret dīmitterēmus dīmitterētis dīmitterent
perfect dīmīserim dīmīserīs dīmīserit dīmīserīmus dīmīserītis dīmīserint
pluperfect dīmīsissem dīmīsissēs dīmīsisset dīmīsissēmus dīmīsissētis dīmīsissent
passive present dīmittar dīmittāris, dīmittāre dīmittātur dīmittāmur dīmittāminī dīmittantur
imperfect dīmitterer dīmitterēris, dīmitterēre dīmitterētur dīmitterēmur dīmitterēminī dīmitterentur
perfect dīmissus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dīmissus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīmitte dīmittite
future dīmittitō dīmittitō dīmittitōte dīmittuntō
passive present dīmittere dīmittiminī
future dīmittitor dīmittitor dīmittuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dīmittere dīmīsisse dīmissūrus esse dīmittī dīmissus esse dīmissum īrī
participles dīmittēns dīmissūrus dīmissus dīmittendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dīmittere dīmittendī dīmittendō dīmittendum dīmissum dīmissū

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • dimitto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dimitto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.dimitto”.
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to let go from one's hands: e manibus dimittere
    • to lose, let slip an opportunity: occasionem praetermittere, amittere (through carelessness), omittere (deliberately), dimittere (through indifference)
    • to let success slip through one's fingers: fortunam ex manibus dimittere
    • to fix the day for, to hold, to dismiss a meeting: concilium indicere, habere, dimittere
    • to dismiss the senate: dimittere senatum
    • to let a person go scot-free: impunitum aliquem dimittere
    • to disband an army: dimittere exercitum
    • to not let the enemy escape: hostem e manibus non dimittere
    • to let the enemy escape: dimittere e manibus hostes
    • to let a sure victory slip through one's hands: victoriam exploratam dimittere