effero

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Etymology 1[edit]

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

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present active efferō, present infinitive efferre, perfect active extulī, supine ēlātum (irregular)

  1. I bring or carry out, forth or away.
  2. I carry out (of the house) for burial, bear to the grave, bury.
  3. I bring forth, bear, produce, yield.
  4. I emit, discharge, release, send out, send or bring forth.
  5. I lift up, elevate, raise, exalt; display; rescue.
  6. (figuratively) I set forth, spread abroad, utter, publish, proclaim, pronounce, express, declare.
  7. (figuratively, usually passive) I carry away, transport, hurry or sweep away.
  8. (figuratively) I raise, elevate, exalt, extol.
  9. (figuratively, of speech or writing) I exaggerate, aggrandize, embellish, increase.
  10. (figuratively, with se) I elevate myself; rise, advance.
  11. (figuratively, with se) I am puffed up, I am haughty or proud.
  12. (figuratively, rare) I carry out to the end, support, endure.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferus (wild, savage).

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present active efferō, present infinitive efferāre, perfect active efferāvī, supine efferātum

  1. (transitive) I make wild or savage, brutalize, barbarize.
  2. (transitive) I make fierce, infuriate, madden.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of efferus (very wild, fierce or savage).

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efferō

  1. dative masculine singular of efferus
  2. dative neuter singular of efferus
  3. ablative masculine singular of efferus
  4. ablative neuter singular of efferus

References[edit]

  • effero in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879