pactio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pacīscor (agree, stipulate), from pacō (make or come to an agreement).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pactiō f (genitive pactiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of agreeing or covenanting; an agreement, covenant, contract, bargain, pact, treaty, truce.
  2. A corrupt bargaining, underhand agreement.
  3. A marriage contract.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pactiō pactiōnēs
genitive pactiōnis pactiōnum
dative pactiōnī pactiōnibus
accusative pactiōnem pactiōnēs
ablative pactiōne pactiōnibus
vocative pactiō pactiōnēs

SynonymsEdit

  • (agreement, contract): pactum

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pactio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 19 September 2013, at 20:13