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See also: præs.



Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *praiwoss. Equivalent to prae- +‎ vas (bond, surety).


praes m (genitive praedis); third declension

  1. surety, bondsman

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative praes praedēs
Genitive praedis praedum
Dative praedī praedibus
Accusative praedem praedēs
Ablative praede praedibus
Vocative praes praedēs
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From prae.


praes (not comparable)

  1. at hand; now


  • praes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • my mind forebodes misfortune: animus praesāgit malum
  • praes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin