acquiesco

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ad- +‎ quiēscō (I rest, repose)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

acquiēscō (present infinitive acquiēscere, perfect active acquiēvī, supine acquiētum); third conjugation

  1. I repose, rest.
  2. (euphemistic) I die, rest in death.
  3. I find comfort or pleasure (in); rejoice (in); occupy myself (in/with)
  4. I am satisfied (with), acquiesce (in).

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of acquiesco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present acquiēscō acquiēscis acquiēscit acquiēscimus acquiēscitis acquiēscunt
imperfect acquiēscēbam acquiēscēbās acquiēscēbat acquiēscēbāmus acquiēscēbātis acquiēscēbant
future acquiēscam acquiēscēs acquiēscet acquiēscēmus acquiēscētis acquiēscent
perfect acquiēvī acquiēvistī acquiēvit acquiēvimus acquiēvistis acquiēvērunt, acquiēvēre
pluperfect acquiēveram acquiēverās acquiēverat acquiēverāmus acquiēverātis acquiēverant
future perfect acquiēverō acquiēveris acquiēverit acquiēverimus acquiēveritis acquiēverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present acquiēscam acquiēscās acquiēscat acquiēscāmus acquiēscātis acquiēscant
imperfect acquiēscerem acquiēscerēs acquiēsceret acquiēscerēmus acquiēscerētis acquiēscerent
perfect acquiēverim acquiēverīs acquiēverit acquiēverīmus acquiēverītis acquiēverint
pluperfect acquiēvissem acquiēvissēs acquiēvisset acquiēvissēmus acquiēvissētis acquiēvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present acquiēsce acquiēscite
future acquiēscitō acquiēscitō acquiēscitōte acquiēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives acquiēscere acquiēvisse acquiētūrus esse
participles acquiēscēns acquiētūrus

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References[edit]

  • acquiesco” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.