praestans

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of praestō.

Participle[edit]

praestāns (genitive praestantis, comparative praestantior, superlative praestantissimus); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. excelling
  2. providing, supplying

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative praestāns praestantēs praestantia
Genitive praestantis praestantium
Dative praestantī praestantibus
Accusative praestantem praestāns praestantēs
praestantīs
praestantia
Ablative praestante
praestantī1
praestantibus
Vocative praestāns praestantēs praestantia

1When used purely as an adjective.

References[edit]

  • praestans in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • praestans in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • praestans in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934