Latin definition for: deficio, deficere, defeci, defectus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: transitive


  1. (PASS) be left without/wanting, lack
  2. have shortcomings
  3. L:come to nothing
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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