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English

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Etymology

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From Spanish lazo, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, from Latin laqueus. Doublet of lace.

Pronunciation

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  • (UK, Canada) enPR: lăso͝o', ləso͝o', IPA(key): /læsˈuː/, /ləsˈuː/
  • (US) enPR: lăs'ō, lăs'o͝o, IPA(key): /ˈlæs.oʊ/, /ˈlæs.u/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -æsəʊ

Noun

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lasso (plural lassos or lassoes)

  1. A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses.
  2. (computing) An image-editing function allowing the user to capture an irregularly-shaped object by drawing an approximate outline.

Usage notes

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While the term "lasso" is most common among the general public, "lariat" also being known, the term "rope" is by far most common among those who practice or spectate modern roping.

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Descendants

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  • Czech: laso
  • Dutch: lasso
  • Finnish: lasso
  • German: Lasso
  • Hungarian: lasszó
  • Italian: lasso
  • Macedonian: ласо (laso)
  • Russian: лассо́ (lassó)
  • Slovene: laso

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Verb

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lasso (third-person singular simple present lassoes, present participle lassoing, simple past and past participle lassoed)

  1. (transitive) To catch with a lasso.

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While the term "lasso" is most common among the general public, "lariat" also being known, the term "rope" is by far most common among those who practice or spectate modern roping.

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Verb

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lasso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lassar

Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English lasso, from Spanish lazo, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, from Latin laqueus.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ.soː/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: las‧so

Noun

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lasso m (plural lasso's, diminutive lassootje n)

  1. lasso

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Finnish

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Etymology

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English lasso

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑsːo/, [ˈlɑ̝s̠ːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑsːo
  • Syllabification(key): las‧so

Noun

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lasso

  1. lasso

Declension

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Inflection of lasso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative lasso lassot
genitive lasson lassojen
partitive lassoa lassoja
illative lassoon lassoihin
singular plural
nominative lasso lassot
accusative nom. lasso lassot
gen. lasson
genitive lasson lassojen
partitive lassoa lassoja
inessive lassossa lassoissa
elative lassosta lassoista
illative lassoon lassoihin
adessive lassolla lassoilla
ablative lassolta lassoilta
allative lassolle lassoille
essive lassona lassoina
translative lassoksi lassoiksi
abessive lassotta lassoitta
instructive lassoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of lasso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lassoni lassoni
accusative nom. lassoni lassoni
gen. lassoni
genitive lassoni lassojeni
partitive lassoani lassojani
inessive lassossani lassoissani
elative lassostani lassoistani
illative lassooni lassoihini
adessive lassollani lassoillani
ablative lassoltani lassoiltani
allative lassolleni lassoilleni
essive lassonani lassoinani
translative lassokseni lassoikseni
abessive lassottani lassoittani
instructive
comitative lassoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lassosi lassosi
accusative nom. lassosi lassosi
gen. lassosi
genitive lassosi lassojesi
partitive lassoasi lassojasi
inessive lassossasi lassoissasi
elative lassostasi lassoistasi
illative lassoosi lassoihisi
adessive lassollasi lassoillasi
ablative lassoltasi lassoiltasi
allative lassollesi lassoillesi
essive lassonasi lassoinasi
translative lassoksesi lassoiksesi
abessive lassottasi lassoittasi
instructive
comitative lassoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lassomme lassomme
accusative nom. lassomme lassomme
gen. lassomme
genitive lassomme lassojemme
partitive lassoamme lassojamme
inessive lassossamme lassoissamme
elative lassostamme lassoistamme
illative lassoomme lassoihimme
adessive lassollamme lassoillamme
ablative lassoltamme lassoiltamme
allative lassollemme lassoillemme
essive lassonamme lassoinamme
translative lassoksemme lassoiksemme
abessive lassottamme lassoittamme
instructive
comitative lassoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lassonne lassonne
accusative nom. lassonne lassonne
gen. lassonne
genitive lassonne lassojenne
partitive lassoanne lassojanne
inessive lassossanne lassoissanne
elative lassostanne lassoistanne
illative lassoonne lassoihinne
adessive lassollanne lassoillanne
ablative lassoltanne lassoiltanne
allative lassollenne lassoillenne
essive lassonanne lassoinanne
translative lassoksenne lassoiksenne
abessive lassottanne lassoittanne
instructive
comitative lassoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative lassonsa lassonsa
accusative nom. lassonsa lassonsa
gen. lassonsa
genitive lassonsa lassojensa
partitive lassoaan
lassoansa
lassojaan
lassojansa
inessive lassossaan
lassossansa
lassoissaan
lassoissansa
elative lassostaan
lassostansa
lassoistaan
lassoistansa
illative lassoonsa lassoihinsa
adessive lassollaan
lassollansa
lassoillaan
lassoillansa
ablative lassoltaan
lassoltansa
lassoiltaan
lassoiltansa
allative lassolleen
lassollensa
lassoilleen
lassoillensa
essive lassonaan
lassonansa
lassoinaan
lassoinansa
translative lassokseen
lassoksensa
lassoikseen
lassoiksensa
abessive lassottaan
lassottansa
lassoittaan
lassoittansa
instructive
comitative lassoineen
lassoinensa

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French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English lasso.

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Noun

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lasso m (plural lassos)

  1. lasso

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlas.so/
  • Rhymes: -asso
  • Hyphenation: làs‧so

Etymology 1

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From Latin lassus (weary, tired). For the interjection, compare French hélas, English alas.

Adjective

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lasso (feminine lassa, masculine plural lassi, feminine plural lasse) (obsolete, literary)

  1. tired, weary, fatigued, weak
    Synonyms: affaticato, provato, stanco, spossato
    Antonyms: energico, gagliardo, riposato
    • mid 1300smid 1310s, Dante Alighieri, “Canto I”, in Inferno [Hell]‎[2], lines 28–30; republished as Giorgio Petrocchi, editor, La Commedia secondo l'antica vulgata [The Commedia according to the ancient vulgate]‎[3], 2nd revised edition, Florence: publ. Le Lettere, 1994:
      Poi ch’èi posato un poco il corpo lasso, / ripresi via per la piaggia diserta, / sì che ’l piè fermo sempre era ’l più basso.
      After my weary body I had rested, ⁠the way resumed I on the desert slope, ⁠so that the firm foot ever was the lower.
  2. miserable, unhappy, bleak
    Synonyms: infelice, misero, tapino
    Antonyms: beato, contento, felice

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lasso

  1. alas
    Synonym: ahimè
    • mid 1300smid 1310s, Dante Alighieri, “Canto V”, in Inferno [Hell]‎[4], lines 112–114; republished as Giorgio Petrocchi, editor, La Commedia secondo l'antica vulgata [The Commedia according to the ancient vulgate]‎[5], 2nd revised edition, Florence: publ. Le Lettere, 1994:
      Quando rispuosi, cominciai: “Oh lasso, / quanti dolci pensier, quanto disio / menò costoro al doloroso passo!”.
      When I answered, I began: "Alas! ⁠How many sweet thoughts, how much desire, conducted them unto the painful way!"

Etymology 2

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From Latin laxus (yielding, loose).

Adjective

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lasso (feminine lassa, masculine plural lassi, feminine plural lasse) (dated, literary)

  1. lax, loose
    Synonyms: lasco, lento
    Antonym: stretto
  2. (figurative) lax, lenient, permissive
    Synonyms: lassista, permissivo
    Antonyms: intransigente, inflessibile, rigido, rigoroso
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Etymology 3

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From Latin lāpsus, perfect participle of lābor (to slip, flow), ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *leb- (to hang loosely).

Noun

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lasso m (plural lassi)

  1. period (of time). Only used in lasso di tempo (period of time).
    Questa procedura richiede un certo lasso di tempo.
    This procedure takes a period of time.

Etymology 4

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Borrowed from English lasso, from Spanish lazo, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, from Latin laqueus. Doublet of lazo and laccio.

Noun

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lasso m (plural lassi)

  1. lariat, lasso
    Synonyms: laccio, lazo

Etymology 5

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Deverbal from lassare +‎ -o, variant of lasciare (to leave, to allow).

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lasso m (plural lassi)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of lassa

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Latin

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Etymology

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From lassus (faint, weary).

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Verb

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lassō (present infinitive lassāre, perfect active lassāvī, supine lassātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) to exhaust, fatigue, tire, weary, wear out or down; to render faint
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 2.516:
      lassābant agilēs aspera bella virōs
      Harsh wars were exhausting the able-bodied men.

Conjugation

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   Conjugation of lassō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lassō lassās lassat lassāmus lassātis lassant
imperfect lassābam lassābās lassābat lassābāmus lassābātis lassābant
future lassābō lassābis lassābit lassābimus lassābitis lassābunt
perfect lassāvī lassāvistī lassāvit lassāvimus lassāvistis lassāvērunt,
lassāvēre
pluperfect lassāveram lassāverās lassāverat lassāverāmus lassāverātis lassāverant
future perfect lassāverō lassāveris lassāverit lassāverimus lassāveritis lassāverint
passive present lassor lassāris,
lassāre
lassātur lassāmur lassāminī lassantur
imperfect lassābar lassābāris,
lassābāre
lassābātur lassābāmur lassābāminī lassābantur
future lassābor lassāberis,
lassābere
lassābitur lassābimur lassābiminī lassābuntur
perfect lassātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect lassātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect lassātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lassem lassēs lasset lassēmus lassētis lassent
imperfect lassārem lassārēs lassāret lassārēmus lassārētis lassārent
perfect lassāverim lassāverīs lassāverit lassāverīmus lassāverītis lassāverint
pluperfect lassāvissem lassāvissēs lassāvisset lassāvissēmus lassāvissētis lassāvissent
passive present lasser lassēris,
lassēre
lassētur lassēmur lassēminī lassentur
imperfect lassārer lassārēris,
lassārēre
lassārētur lassārēmur lassārēminī lassārentur
perfect lassātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect lassātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lassā lassāte
future lassātō lassātō lassātōte lassantō
passive present lassāre lassāminī
future lassātor lassātor lassantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lassāre lassāvisse lassātūrum esse lassārī lassātum esse lassātum īrī
participles lassāns lassātūrus lassātus lassandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
lassandī lassandō lassandum lassandō lassātum lassātū

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lassō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of lassus (tired; exhausted)

References

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  • lasso”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lasso”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lasso 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)
  • lasso in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English lasso, from Spanish lazo, from Latin laqueus.

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lasso n

  1. lasso (long rope with a sliding loop)
    Synonym: arkan

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Further reading

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  • lasso in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lasso in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese lasso, from Latin lassus (weary; exhausted), from Proto-Indo-European *led- (slow; weary).

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lasso (feminine lassa, masculine plural lassos, feminine plural lassas)

  1. weary; very tired; exhausted
    Synonyms: cansadíssimo, exausto, fatigado
    Antonym: descansado
  2. (of a person) degenerate; dissolute (unrestrained by morality)
    Synonyms: degenerado, devasso, imoral, indecente
    Antonyms: casto, decente, decoroso
  3. lax; loose (not tight)
    Synonyms: frouxo, lasseiro, laxo, relaxado, solto
    Antonyms: apertado, retesado
  4. worn out (damaged and useless due to hard or continued use)
    Synonyms: gasto, laxo
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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lasso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lassar

Swedish

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Etymology

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From English lasso.

Noun

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lasso n

  1. lasso

Declension

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Declension of lasso 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lasso lassot lasson lassona
Genitive lassos lassots lassons lassonas