See also: optimé

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin optimē ‘very well’, in the phrase optime disputasti ‘you have disputed very well’ (formerly used in reporting results at Cambridge).

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NounEdit

optime ‎(plural optimes)

  1. (at Cambridge University) A student who graduates with second class ("senior optime") or third class ("junior optime") honours in Mathematics, or (loosely) in any other subject.

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InterlinguaEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

optime

  1. (superlative degree of bon) best

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From optimus(very good) +‎ .

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AdverbEdit

optimē ‎(not comparable)

  1. very well; excellently
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Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of optimus(very good).

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AdjectiveEdit

optime

  1. vocative masculine singular of optimus

ReferencesEdit

  • optime in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • optime in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.optime”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to deserve well at some one's hands; to do a service to..: bene, praeclare (melius, optime) mereri de aliquo
    • (ambiguous) my dear father: pater optime or carissime, mi pater (vid. sect. XII. 10)
    • (ambiguous) to hope well of a person: bene, optime (meliora) sperare de aliquo (Nep. Milt. 1. 1)
    • (ambiguous) to have the good of the state at heart: bene, optime sentire de re publica

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

opt +‎ -ime; compare Aromanian uptimi.

NounEdit

optime f ‎(plural optimi)

  1. an eighth (one of eight equal parts of a whole)

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VerbEdit

optime

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of optimar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of optimar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of optimar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of optimar.