decretum

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From dēcernō (decide, determine).

NounEdit

dēcrētum n (genitive dēcrētī); second declension

  1. A decision, decree, ordinance, order.
    Synonym: dēcrētiō
  2. A principle, opinion.
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēcrētum dēcrēta
Genitive dēcrētī dēcrētōrum
Dative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
Accusative dēcrētum dēcrēta
Ablative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
Vocative dēcrētum dēcrēta

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Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

dēcrētum

  1. supine of dēcernō

ParticipleEdit

dēcrētum

  1. inflection of dēcrētus:
    1. masculine accusative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular

Further readingEdit

  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decretum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • decretum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the tenets, dogmas of philosophers: decreta, inventa philosophorum
  • decretum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decretum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

dēcrētum

  1. supine of dēcrēscō