Latin definition for: diligo, diligere, dilexi, dilectus


  • conjugation: 3rd conjugation
  • voice: transitive


  1. (milder than amo)
  2. have special regard for
  3. love, hold dear
  4. value/esteem/favor
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Frequent, top 2000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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