accipio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ad- ‎(towards) +‎ capiō ‎(I take)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

accipiō ‎(present infinitive accipere, perfect active accēpī, supine acceptum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I receive, accept
  2. I hear (of), learn (of)

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of accipio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accipiō accipis accipit accipimus accipitis accipiunt
imperfect accipiēbam accipiēbās accipiēbat accipiēbāmus accipiēbātis accipiēbant
future accipiam accipiēs accipiet accipiēmus accipiētis accipient
perfect accēpī accēpistī accēpit accēpimus accēpistis accēpērunt, accēpēre
pluperfect accēperam accēperās accēperat accēperāmus accēperātis accēperant
future perfect accēperō accēperis accēperit accēperimus accēperitis accēperint
passive present accipior acciperis, accipere accipitur accipimur accipiminī accipiuntur
imperfect accipiēbar accipiēbāris, accipiēbāre accipiēbātur accipiēbāmur accipiēbāminī accipiēbantur
future accipiar accipiēris, accipiēre accipiētur accipiēmur accipiēminī accipientur
perfect acceptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect acceptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect acceptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accipiam accipiās accipiat accipiāmus accipiātis accipiant
imperfect acciperem acciperēs acciperet acciperēmus acciperētis acciperent
perfect accēperim accēperīs accēperit accēperīmus accēperītis accēperint
pluperfect accēpissem accēpissēs accēpisset accēpissēmus accēpissētis accēpissent
passive present accipiar accipiāris, accipiāre accipiātur accipiāmur accipiāminī accipiantur
imperfect acciperer acciperēris, acciperēre acciperētur acciperēmur acciperēminī acciperentur
perfect acceptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect acceptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accipe accipite
future accipitō accipitō accipitōte accipiuntō
passive present accipere accipiminī
future accipitor accipitor accipiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives accipere accēpisse acceptūrus esse accipī acceptus esse acceptum īrī
participles accipiēns acceptūrus acceptus accipiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
accipere accipiendī accipiendō accipiendum acceptum acceptū

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • accipio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • accipio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to suffer mishap: calamitatem accipere, subire
    • to suffer loss, harm, damage: detrimentum capere, accipere, facere
    • to know from hearsay: auditione et fama accepisse aliquid
    • we know; we have been told: accepimus
    • to overestimate a thing: in maius accipere aliquid
    • to take a thing in good (bad) part: in bonam (malam) partem accipere aliquid
    • to be in correspondence with..: litteras inter se dare et accipere
    • to give one's word that..: fidem dare alicui (opp. accipere) (c. Acc. c. Inf.)
    • to be the victim of an injustice: iniuriam accipere
    • to accept as a happy omen: omen accipere (opp. improbare)
    • to interpret something as an omen: accipere, vertere aliquid in omen
    • to entertain, regale a person: accipere aliquem (bene, copiose, laute, eleganter, regio apparatu, apparatis epulis)
    • to welcome a man as a guest in one's house: hospitio aliquem accipere or excipere (domum ad se)
    • to inherit something: hereditate aliquid accipere
    • to lend, borrow money at interest: pecuniam fenori (fenore) alicui dare, accipere ab aliquo
    • to reject a bill: legem antiquare (opp. accipere, iubere)
    • to submit to the yoke of slavery: iugum servitutis accipere
    • to suffer a defeat: cladem accipere
    • to be (seriously, mortally) wounded: vulnus (grave, mortiferum) accipere, excipere
    • to accept the terms of the peace: pacis condiciones accipere, subire (opp. repudiare, respuere)
    • to accept the submission of a people: populum in deditionem accipere
    • (ambiguous) to put down to a man's credit: alicui acceptum referre aliquid (Verr. 2. 70. 170)
    • (ambiguous) much damage was done by this collision: ex eo navium concursu magnum incommodum est acceptum