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  1. first-person singular present indicative of addire



From ad- (to, towards, at) +‎ dīcō (say, affirm, tell).



addīcō (present infinitive addīcere, perfect active addīxī, supine addictum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. I am propitious to, favour, speak favourably (of).
  2. I attribute, assign or ascribe something to someone; appoint, designate; award; sentence, condemn.
  3. I deliver, yield, or resign something to someone; devote, consecrate to, give my support to; give up, sacrifice, abandon, surrender; betray; enslave (to).
  4. (of auctions) I adjudge to the highest bidder, knock down (to), strike off, deliver to; sell.


   Conjugation of addīcō (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addīcō addīcis addīcit addīcimus addīcitis addīcunt
imperfect addīcēbam addīcēbās addīcēbat addīcēbāmus addīcēbātis addīcēbant
future addīcam addīcēs addīcet addīcēmus addīcētis addīcent
perfect addīxī addīxistī addīxit addīximus addīxistis addīxērunt, addīxēre
pluperfect addīxeram addīxerās addīxerat addīxerāmus addīxerātis addīxerant
future perfect addīxerō addīxeris addīxerit addīxerimus addīxeritis addīxerint
passive present addīcor addīceris, addīcere addīcitur addīcimur addīciminī addīcuntur
imperfect addīcēbar addīcēbāris, addīcēbāre addīcēbātur addīcēbāmur addīcēbāminī addīcēbantur
future addīcar addīcēris, addīcēre addīcētur addīcēmur addīcēminī addīcentur
perfect addictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect addictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect addictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addīcam addīcās addīcat addīcāmus addīcātis addīcant
imperfect addīcerem addīcerēs addīceret addīcerēmus addīcerētis addīcerent
perfect addīxerim addīxerīs addīxerit addīxerīmus addīxerītis addīxerint
pluperfect addīxissem addīxissēs addīxisset addīxissēmus addīxissētis addīxissent
passive present addīcar addīcāris, addīcāre addīcātur addīcāmur addīcāminī addīcantur
imperfect addīcerer addīcerēris, addīcerēre addīcerētur addīcerēmur addīcerēminī addīcerentur
perfect addictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect addictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addīc, addīce addīcite
future addīcitō addīcitō addīcitōte addīcuntō
passive present addīcere addīciminī
future addīcitor addīcitor addīcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives addīcere addīxisse addictūrum esse addīcī addictum esse addictum īrī
participles addīcēns addictūrus addictus addīcendus, addīcundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
addīcendī addīcendō addīcendum addīcendō addictum addictū

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  • English: addict
  • Italian: addire
  • Spanish: adicar


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