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effero

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Etymology 1Edit

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

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VerbEdit

present active efferō, present infinitive efferre, perfect active extulī, supine ēlātum (irregular)

  1. I bring or carry out, forth or away.
  2. I carry out (of the house) for burial, bear to the grave, bury.
  3. I bring forth, bear, produce, yield.
  4. I emit, discharge, release, send out, send or bring forth.
  5. I lift up, elevate, raise, exalt; display; rescue.
  6. (figuratively) I set forth, spread abroad, utter, publish, proclaim, pronounce, express, declare.
  7. (figuratively, usually passive) I carry away, transport, hurry or sweep away.
  8. (figuratively) I raise, elevate, exalt, extol.
  9. (figuratively, of speech or writing) I exaggerate, aggrandize, embellish, increase.
  10. (figuratively, with se) I elevate myself; rise, advance.
  11. (figuratively, with se) I am puffed up, I am haughty or proud.
  12. (figuratively, rare) I carry out to the end, support, endure.
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Etymology 2Edit

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferus (wild, savage).

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VerbEdit

present active efferō, present infinitive efferāre, perfect active efferāvī, supine efferātum

  1. (transitive) I make wild or savage, brutalize, barbarize.
  2. (transitive) I make fierce, infuriate, madden.
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Etymology 3Edit

Inflected form of efferus (very wild, fierce or savage).

AdjectiveEdit

efferō

  1. dative masculine singular of efferus
  2. dative neuter singular of efferus
  3. ablative masculine singular of efferus
  4. ablative neuter singular of efferus

ReferencesEdit

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