Definition of de
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Orthography ID = 1003992
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preposition (ablative)
  1. [of separation in space] from, away from, down from, out of
  2. [figuratively] from, away from, out of
  3. [in time] of immediate sequence, after, directly after
  4. [of duration] during, in the course of, at, by
  5. [of origin or source] of, from, from among, out of, proceeding from, derived from
  6. [of the whole] of, from, from among, out of
Abbreviations
dē praep., with abl.

— Of separation, in space, from, away from, down from, out of: de finibus suis exire, Cs.: decedere de provinciā: qui de castris processerant, S.: ferrum de manibus extorsimus: de muro se deiecerunt, Cs.: de iugis, quae ceperant, funduntur, L.

— Fig., from, away from, out of: exire de vitā: de priscis Latinis capta oppida, L.: de sententiā deiectus.

—In time, of immediate sequence, after, directly after: statim de auctione: diem de die prospectans, day after day, L.

—Of duration, during, in the course of, at, by: de nocte: multā de nocte, late at night: de mediā nocte, Cs.: de tertiā vigiliā, in the third night-watch, Cs.: adparare de die convivium, in open day, T.: mediā de luce, H.: navigare de mense Decembri, in December.

— Of origin or source, of, from, from among, out of, proceeding from, derived from: caupo de viā Latinā: nescio qui de circo maximo: homo de scholā: aliquis de ponte, i. e. a beggar, Iu.: Priami de stirpe, V.: recita de epistulā reliqua: hoc audivi de patre: discere id de me, T.

—Of the whole, of, from, from among, out of: hominem misi de comitibus meis: percussus ab uno de illis: quemvis de iis qui essent idonei: accusator de plebe: unus de legatis: partem solido demere de die, H.: expers partis de nostris bonis, T.: si quae sunt de eodem genere: cetera de genere hoc, H.

—Of material, of, out of, from: solido de marmore templum, V.: de templo carcerem fieri: de scurrā divitem fieri posse: fies de rhetore consul, Iu.

— Esp., of a fund out of which costs are taken: potat, ole{*} unguenta, de meo, T.: de suo: stipendium de publico statuit, L.: non solum de die, sed etiam in diem vivere, on the day's resources.

—Of cause, for, on account of, by reason of, because of, from, through, by: quā de causā, Cs.: certis de causis: de quo nomine ad arbitrum adisti: de gestu intellego quid respondeas: incessit passu de volnere tardo, O.: de Atticae febriculā valde dolui.

—Of measure or standard, according to, after, in accordance with: De eius consilio velle se facere, T.: de amicorum sententiā Romam confugit: de more vetusto rapuere faces, V.

—Of relation, of, about, concerning, in respect to: multa narrare de Laelio. senatus de bello accepit, learned of, S.: Consilium summis de rebus habere, V.: legati de pace ad Caesarem venerant, Cs.: de bene vivendo disputare: de me experior, in my own case.

—In gen., in reference to, with respect to, concerning, in the matter of: non est de veneno celata mater: Aeduis de iniuriis satisfacere, for, Cs.: quid de his fieri placeat, S.: concessum ab nobilitate de consule plebeio, L.: ut sciam quid de nobis futurum sit: de argento somnium, as for the money, T.: de benevolentiā, primum, etc.: de Samnitibus triumphare, over.

— In adverbial expressions, de integro, anew, afresh, once more: ratio de integro ineunda est mihi, T.: de integro funus iam sepulto filio facere.

—De improviso, unexpectedly: ubi de inprovisost interventum mulieri, T.: de improviso venire, Cs.

—De transverso, unexpectedly: de traverso L. Caesar ut veniam ad se rogat.
 
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