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factus m (feminine facta, neuter factum); first/second declension

  1. done, made, having been done or made
  2. came to be


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative factus facta factum factī factae facta
genitive factī factae factī factōrum factārum factōrum
dative factō factō factīs
accusative factum factam factum factōs factās facta
ablative factō factā factō factīs
vocative facte facta factum factī factae facta

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  • factus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • factus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • FACTUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “factus”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • having reached man's estate: grandior factus
    • (ambiguous) to have become independent, be no longer a minor: sui iuris factum esse
    • (ambiguous) he feels better: melius ei factum est
    • (ambiguous) to be born for a thing, endowed by nature for it: natum, factum esse ad aliquid (faciendum)
    • (ambiguous) to pass from myth to history: ut a fabulis ad facta veniamus
    • (ambiguous) a work of art: artis opus; opus arte factum or perfectum
    • (ambiguous) a master-piece of classical work: opus summo artificio[TR1] factum
    • (ambiguous) to be a born orator: natum, factum esse ad dicendum
    • (ambiguous) to make virtue the standard in every thought and act: omnia consilia et facta ad virtutem referre (Phil. 10. 10. 20)
    • (ambiguous) a good conscience: conscientia recta, recte facti (factorum), virtutis, bene actae vitae, rectae voluntatis
    • (ambiguous) to congratulate oneself on one's clear conscience: conscientia recte factorum erigi
    • (ambiguous) thought and deed: consilia et facta (cf. sect. X. 1, note For 'thoughts and deeds'...)
    • (ambiguous) silver plate: argentum (factum) (Verr. 5. 25. 63)
    • (ambiguous) the rate of interest has gone up from 4 per cent to 8 per cent: fenus ex triente Id. Quint. factum erat bessibus (Att. 4. 15. 7)
    • (ambiguous) to advance to the walls protected by a covering of shields: testudine facta moenia subire (B. G. 2. 6)
    • (ambiguous) after capitulation: deditione facta (Sall. Iug. 26)
    • (ambiguous) there was great slaughter of fugitives: magna caedes hostium fugientium facta est
    • (ambiguous) Asia was made subject to Rome: Asia populi Romani facta est