Carpe Diem Definition

kärpĕ dēĕm, -əm, dī-
Used as an admonition to seize the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future.
American Heritage
Such an admonition.
American Heritage
Make the most of present opportunities.
Webster's New World

Origin of Carpe Diem

  • Latin carpe seize diem day

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • L, seize the day

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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