licentia

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From licēns (unrestrained; licentious), present active participle of licet (it is allowed or permitted).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

licentia f (genitive licentiae); first declension

  1. A license, freedom, liberty.
  2. A liberty which one assumes; boldness, presumption.
  3. Unrestrained liberty, dissoluteness, licentiousness, wantonness.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative licentia licentiae
genitive licentiae licentiārum
dative licentiae licentiīs
accusative licentiam licentiās
ablative licentiā licentiīs
vocative licentia licentiae

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • licentiātus
  • licentiōsus

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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