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praefero

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prae (before) + ferō (carry, bear).

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VerbEdit

present active praeferō, present infinitive praeferre, perfect active praetulī, supine praelātum (irregular)

  1. I bear, hold or carry before or forth.
  2. I carry before, place or set before, offer, present.
  3. I place someone or something before another,
  4. I prefer, like
  5. I take beforehand, anticipate.
  6. I show, display, exhibit, discover, expose, reveal, betray.

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ReferencesEdit

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