Definition of destituo
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LEM
dēstituō, dēstituere, dēstituī, dēstitūtus
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to set down, set forth, put away, bring forward, leave alone
  2. to leave, abandon, forsake, fail
  3. [figuratively] to forsake, abandon, desert, betray
Abbreviations
dēstituō uī, ūtus, ere de + statuo, to set down, set forth, put away, bring forward, leave alone: alios in convivio (in mockery): ante tribunal regis destitutus, L.: ante pedes destitutum causam dicere, L.

—To leave, abandon, forsake, fail: cum alveum aqua destituisset, L.: ut quemque destitueret vadum, lost his footing, L.

—Fig., to forsake, abandon, desert, betray: ab Oppianico destitutus: funditores inermīs, Cs.: eundem in septemviratu: defensores, L.: alicuius consiliis destitutus: morando spem, L.: destituti ab omni spe, L.: si destituat spes, alia praesidia molitur, L.: deos Mercede pactā, i. e. defraud of their stipulated reward, H.
 
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