oportet

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present active oportet, present infinitive oportēre, perfect active oportuit (impersonal)

  1. (with accusative) it is necessary, proper, becoming; it behooves.
    oportet nos patriam amare — it behooves us to love our country.
    non te oportebat illi argentum reddere — you ought not to have paid him the money.