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From agō (make, do).


  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈaːk.tum/, [ˈaːk.t̪ʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈak.tum/, [ˈak.t̪um]
  • (file)



  1. negotiation, deal, treaty (usu. for peace)
    Titus Livius, The History of Rome (Book 2, Chapter 18):
    De pace actum est.The negotiation for peace is carried out.
  2. accusative singular of āctus



  1. nominative neuter singular of āctus
  2. accusative masculine singular of āctus
  3. accusative neuter singular of āctus
  4. vocative neuter singular of āctus



  1. accusative supine of agō

Related termsEdit


  • actum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • actum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • actum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • actum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) I'm undone! it's all up with me: perii! actum est de me! (Ter. Ad. 3. 2. 26)
    • (ambiguous) to have all one's trouble for nothing: rem actam or simply actum agere (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) rest after toil is sweet: acti labores iucundi (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) it's all over with me; I'm a lost man: actum est de me
    • (ambiguous) to declare a magistrate's decisions null and void: acta rescindere, dissolvere (Phil. 13. 3. 5)