sequor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *sekʷōr, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow). Cognates include Sanskrit सचते (sácate) and Ancient Greek ἕπομαι (hépomai).

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Verb[edit]

present active sequor, present infinitive sequī, perfect active secūtus sum (deponent)

  1. I follow, come or go after.
    • Virgil
      Cēdāmus Phoebō et, monitī, meliōra sequāmur
      Let us yield to Phoebus and, having been warned, let us follow better [paths].
    • Ovid
      Video meliora, proboque, deteriora sequor
      I see better things, and approve them, but I follow the worse.
    • Cato the Elder
      Rem tene, verba sequentur
      Grasp the matter, the words will follow

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References[edit]

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