Definitions for carpe diem
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seize the day, make the most of today, enjoy the present
Origin: From carpe diem
Carpe diem is a phrase from a Latin poem by Quintus Horatius Flaccus, more widely known as Horace, that has become an aphorism. It is popularly translated as "seize the day". Carpe is the second-person singular present active imperative of the Latin verb carpō, which literally means "You pick, pluck, pluck off, cull, crop, gather, to eat food, to serve, to want", but Ovid used the word in the sense of, "enjoy, seize, use, make use of". It is related to the Greek verb καρπόομαι, καρπός=fruit of tree, of effort, etc. Diem refers to "day". Thus, a more accurate translation of "Carpe diem" would be "enjoy the day" or "pluck the day [as it is ripe]".
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.Lat., Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow.
Seize the day, put no trust in the morrow!
[Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.]
My time has been passed viciously and agreeably at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that 'Carpe Diem' is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow
Everyday is a gift which is being to many people out there. Therefore, don't waste it. Rather, carpe diem i.e. seize, utilize and maximize each day/the present time or day and make the most of it. For, you've got to be doing just that.
Everyday is a gift which is being denied to many people out there. Therefore, don't waste it. Rather, carpe diem i.e. seize, utilize and maximize each day or the present time or day and make the most of it. For, you've got to be doing just that.
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- "كارب ديم"Arabic
- carpe diemCzech
- nutze den TagGerman
- carpe diemGreek
- Carpe DiemSpanish
- دیم CARPEPersian
- carpe DiemFrench
- कार्पे डियंHindi
- élj a mánakHungarian
- carpe diemIndonesian
- Carpe DiemItalian
- Diem CarpeHebrew
- carpe diemLatin
- carpe diemDutch
- carpe diemNorwegian
- curta o momentoPortuguese
- carpe diemRomanian
- Carpe DiemThai
- קאַרפּע דיםYiddish
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