Latin definition for: acuo, acuere, acui, acutus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: transitive


  1. come to a head (PASS)
  2. spur on, provoke, incite
  3. whet, sharpen, cut to a point
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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