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From ab- (of, from) +‎ agō (do, act, make; drive).



abigō (present infinitive abigere, perfect active abēgī, supine abāctum); third conjugation

  1. I drive away (particularly cattle)
  2. I deter, discourage, frighten away
  3. (medicine) I remove a disease
  4. (medicine) I force birth, cause an abortion


   Conjugation of abigō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abigō abigis abigit abigimus abigitis abigunt
imperfect abigēbam abigēbās abigēbat abigēbāmus abigēbātis abigēbant
future abigam abigēs abiget abigēmus abigētis abigent
perfect abēgī abēgistī abēgit abēgimus abēgistis abēgērunt, abēgēre
pluperfect abēgeram abēgerās abēgerat abēgerāmus abēgerātis abēgerant
future perfect abēgerō abēgeris abēgerit abēgerimus abēgeritis abēgerint
passive present abigor abigeris, abigere abigitur abigimur abigiminī abiguntur
imperfect abigēbar abigēbāris, abigēbāre abigēbātur abigēbāmur abigēbāminī abigēbantur
future abigar abigēris, abigēre abigētur abigēmur abigēminī abigentur
perfect abāctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect abāctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect abāctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abigam abigās abigat abigāmus abigātis abigant
imperfect abigerem abigerēs abigeret abigerēmus abigerētis abigerent
perfect abēgerim abēgerīs abēgerit abēgerīmus abēgerītis abēgerint
pluperfect abēgissem abēgissēs abēgisset abēgissēmus abēgissētis abēgissent
passive present abigar abigāris, abigāre abigātur abigāmur abigāminī abigantur
imperfect abigerer abigerēris, abigerēre abigerētur abigerēmur abigerēminī abigerentur
perfect abāctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect abāctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abige abigite
future abigitō abigitō abigitōte abiguntō
passive present abigere abigiminī
future abigitor abigitor abiguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives abigere abēgisse abāctūrum esse abigī abāctum esse abāctum īrī
participles abigēns abāctūrus abāctus abigendus, abigundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
abigendī abigendō abigendum abigendō abāctum abāctū

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  • abigo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • abigo in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • abigo in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934