Latin definition for: deficio, deficere, defeci, defectus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: intransitive


  1. come to end
  2. fail/falter
  3. grow weak/faint
  4. revolt/rebel, defect
  5. run short/out
  • 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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