previous next
-ămo , āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v. a., to be desperately in love with, to love dearly or passionately (ante-class.), "vehementius amare," Non. 97, 21 (cf. depereo).
I. Prop.: “illa, quam tuus gnatus annos multos deamat, deperit,Plaut. Epid. 2, 2, 35; id. Poen. 4, 2, 72; Afran. ap. Non. l. l. (v. 357 Ribbeck): Laber. ap. Charis. l, p. 84 P. (v. 41 Ribbeck).—
II. Transf.
A. Of things, to be quite in love with, delighted with: “deamavi ... lepidissima munera,Plaut. Poen. 5, 4, 3; cf.: “dona deamata acceptaque,id. Truc. 4, 1, 5: deamo te, Syre, I am greatly obliged to you, * Ter. Heaut. 4, 6, 21.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: