From status (position) + -ō.
statuō (present infinitive statuere, perfect active statuī, supine statūtum); third conjugation
- I set up, station (in an upright position)
- I establish, determine, fix (the form or character of)
27 BCE – 25 BCE
, Titus Livius
, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
- huic generi militum senatus eundem, quem Cannensibus, finem statuerat militiae.
- For this class of soldier the senate had established a limit in duration to their military service, which was the same as the men at Cannae.
- I erect
- I hold up, stop, end
- I decide, make up (my mind)
- statuo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- statuo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- statuo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- to inflict an exemplary punishment on some one: exemplum in aliquo or in aliquem statuere
- to set a limit to a thing: modum facere, statuere, constituere alicui rei or alicuius rei
- to limit one's expenditure: sumptibus modum statuere
- to fix a price for a thing: pretium alicui rei statuere, constituere (Att. 13. 22)
- statute in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911