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  1. first-person singular present indicative of addurre



From ad- (to, towards, near) +‎ dūcō (lead).



addūcō (present infinitive addūcere, perfect active addūxī, supine adductum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. I lead, bring, draw or convey to or to oneself
  2. I prompt, induce, persuade, move
  3. (of the body) I wrinkle, contract, shrink


   Conjugation of addūcō (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addūcō addūcis addūcit addūcimus addūcitis addūcunt
imperfect addūcēbam addūcēbās addūcēbat addūcēbāmus addūcēbātis addūcēbant
future addūcam addūcēs addūcet addūcēmus addūcētis addūcent
perfect addūxī addūxistī addūxit addūximus addūxistis addūxērunt, addūxēre
pluperfect addūxeram addūxerās addūxerat addūxerāmus addūxerātis addūxerant
future perfect addūxerō addūxeris addūxerit addūxerimus addūxeritis addūxerint
passive present addūcor addūceris, addūcere addūcitur addūcimur addūciminī addūcuntur
imperfect addūcēbar addūcēbāris, addūcēbāre addūcēbātur addūcēbāmur addūcēbāminī addūcēbantur
future addūcar addūcēris, addūcēre addūcētur addūcēmur addūcēminī addūcentur
perfect adductus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adductus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adductus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addūcam addūcās addūcat addūcāmus addūcātis addūcant
imperfect addūcerem addūcerēs addūceret addūcerēmus addūcerētis addūcerent
perfect addūxerim addūxerīs addūxerit addūxerīmus addūxerītis addūxerint
pluperfect addūxissem addūxissēs addūxisset addūxissēmus addūxissētis addūxissent
passive present addūcar addūcāris, addūcāre addūcātur addūcāmur addūcāminī addūcantur
imperfect addūcerer addūcerēris, addūcerēre addūcerētur addūcerēmur addūcerēminī addūcerentur
perfect adductus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adductus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present addūc, addūce addūcite
future addūcitō addūcitō addūcitōte addūcuntō
passive present addūcere addūciminī
future addūcitor addūcitor addūcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives addūcere addūxisse adductūrum esse addūcī adductum esse adductum īrī
participles addūcēns adductūrus adductus addūcendus, addūcundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
addūcendī addūcendō addūcendum addūcendō adductum adductū

Derived terms[edit]


  • Asturian: aducir
  • Aromanian: aduc, adutsiri
  • Catalan: adduir
  • English: adduce, adduct
  • Old Francoprovençal: aduire
  • Old French: aduire
    • French: adduire (rare or dialectal)
  • Friulian: adusi


  • adduco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adduco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adduco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to tighten the reins: habenas adducere
    • to place some one in an embarrassing position: in angustias adducere aliquem
    • to finish, complete, fulfil, accomplish a thing: ad finem aliquid adducere
    • to be induced by a consideration: adduci aliqua re (ad aliquid or ut...)
    • to endanger, imperil a person or thing: aliquem, aliquid in periculum (discrimen) adducere, vocare
    • to induce a person to think that..: aliquem ad eam cogitationem adducere ut
    • to win a man over to one's own way of thinking: aliquem ad suam sententiam perducere or in suam sententiam adducere
    • I cannot make myself believe that..: non possum adduci, ut (credam)
    • to make a person forget a thing: aliquem in oblivionem alicuius rei adducere (pass. in oblivionem venire)
    • to be forgotten, pass into oblivion: in oblivionem adduci
    • to make a thing the subject of controversy: in controversiam vocare, adducere aliquid
    • to be contested, become the subject of debate: in controversiam vocari, adduci, venire (De Or. 2. 72. 291)
    • to be plunged into the depths of despair: ad (summam) desperationem pervenire, adduci (B. C. 2. 42)
    • to conceive a hope: in spem venire, ingredi, adduci
    • to inspire some one with the most brilliant hopes: in maximam spem aliquem adducere (Att. 2. 22. 3)
    • to rouse a person's expectation, curiosity to the highest pitch: aliquem in summam exspectationem adducere (Tusc. 1. 17. 39)
    • to arouse feelings of compassion in some one: ad misericordiam aliquem allicere, adducere, inducere
    • to make a person suspected: aliquem in suspicionem adducere (alicui), aliquem suspectum reddere
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: in invidiam adducere aliquem
    • to bring some one back to his senses: ad sanitatem adducere, revocare aliquem
    • to be reduced to extreme financial embarrassment: in maximas angustias (pecuniae) adduci
    • an interregnum ensues: res ad interregnum venit or adducitur
    • to advance on..: exercitum admovere, adducere ad...
    • to completely annihilate a nation: gentem ad internecionem redigere or adducere (B. G. 2. 28)