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From ad- (near, at; towards, to) +‎ aequō (make equal, level or smooth).



adaequō (present infinitive adaequāre, perfect active adaequāvī, supine adaequātum); first conjugation

  1. (usually with cum) I make equal to, equalize, level with.
  2. I attain to, reach by equalling.
  3. (figuratively) I compare to or with.


   Conjugation of adaequo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adaequō adaequās adaequat adaequāmus adaequātis adaequant
imperfect adaequābam adaequābās adaequābat adaequābāmus adaequābātis adaequābant
future adaequābō adaequābis adaequābit adaequābimus adaequābitis adaequābunt
perfect adaequāvī adaequāvistī adaequāvit adaequāvimus adaequāvistis adaequāvērunt, adaequāvēre
pluperfect adaequāveram adaequāverās adaequāverat adaequāverāmus adaequāverātis adaequāverant
future perfect adaequāverō adaequāveris adaequāverit adaequāverimus adaequāveritis adaequāverint
passive present adaequor adaequāris, adaequāre adaequātur adaequāmur adaequāminī adaequantur
imperfect adaequābar adaequābāris, adaequābāre adaequābātur adaequābāmur adaequābāminī adaequābantur
future adaequābor adaequāberis, adaequābere adaequābitur adaequābimur adaequābiminī adaequābuntur
perfect adaequātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adaequātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adaequātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adaequem adaequēs adaequet adaequēmus adaequētis adaequent
imperfect adaequārem adaequārēs adaequāret adaequārēmus adaequārētis adaequārent
perfect adaequāverim adaequāverīs adaequāverit adaequāverīmus adaequāverītis adaequāverint
pluperfect adaequāvissem adaequāvissēs adaequāvisset adaequāvissēmus adaequāvissētis adaequāvissent
passive present adaequer adaequēris, adaequēre adaequētur adaequēmur adaequēminī adaequentur
imperfect adaequārer adaequārēris, adaequārēre adaequārētur adaequārēmur adaequārēminī adaequārentur
perfect adaequātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adaequātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adaequā adaequāte
future adaequātō adaequātō adaequātōte adaequantō
passive present adaequāre adaequāminī
future adaequātor adaequātor adaequantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adaequāre adaequāvisse adaequātūrus esse adaequārī adaequātus esse adaequātum īrī
participles adaequāns adaequātūrus adaequātus adaequandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
adaequāre adaequandī adaequandō adaequandum adaequātum adaequātū

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