statuo (accusative singular statuon, plural statuoj, accusative plural statuojn)
From status (“position”).
statuō (present infinitive statuere, perfect active statuī, supine statūtum); third conjugation
- I set up, station (in an upright position)
- I establish, determine, fix (the form or character of)
27 BCE – 25 BCE
, Titus Livius
, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
- huic generi militum senatus eundem, quem Cannensibus, finem statuerat militiae.
- For this class of soldier the senate had established a limit in duration to their military service, which was the same as the men at Cannae.
- I erect
- I hold up, stop, end
- I decide, make up (my mind)
- “statuo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
- statute in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911