From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Alternative forms[edit]


From ad- +‎ moveō (move).



admoveō (present infinitive admovēre, perfect active admōvī, supine admōtum); second conjugation

  1. to move, bring, conduct, lead or carry someone or something to or toward; apply to
  2. to move or bring someone or something near to another; reconcile
  3. (military) to move or bring up or forward, call upon
  4. (figuratively) to apply, attend or direct to or toward
  5. (with aurem or aures) to lend an ear to
  6. (with manum or manus) to put one's hand to an undertaking
  7. (with manum or manus) to lay violent hands upon; attack, assault


   Conjugation of admoveō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present admoveō admovēs admovet admovēmus admovētis admovent
imperfect admovēbam admovēbās admovēbat admovēbāmus admovēbātis admovēbant
future admovēbō admovēbis admovēbit admovēbimus admovēbitis admovēbunt
perfect admōvī admōvistī admōvit admōvimus admōvistis admōvērunt,
pluperfect admōveram admōverās admōverat admōverāmus admōverātis admōverant
future perfect admōverō admōveris admōverit admōverimus admōveritis admōverint
passive present admoveor admovēris,
admovētur admovēmur admovēminī admoventur
imperfect admovēbar admovēbāris,
admovēbātur admovēbāmur admovēbāminī admovēbantur
future admovēbor admovēberis,
admovēbitur admovēbimur admovēbiminī admovēbuntur
perfect admōtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect admōtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect admōtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present admoveam admoveās admoveat admoveāmus admoveātis admoveant
imperfect admovērem admovērēs admovēret admovērēmus admovērētis admovērent
perfect admōverim admōverīs admōverit admōverīmus admōverītis admōverint
pluperfect admōvissem admōvissēs admōvisset admōvissēmus admōvissētis admōvissent
passive present admovear admoveāris,
admoveātur admoveāmur admoveāminī admoveantur
imperfect admovērer admovērēris,
admovērētur admovērēmur admovērēminī admovērentur
perfect admōtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect admōtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present admovē admovēte
future admovētō admovētō admovētōte admoventō
passive present admovēre admovēminī
future admovētor admovētor admoventor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives admovēre admōvisse admōtūrum esse admovērī admōtum esse admōtum īrī
participles admovēns admōtūrus admōtus admovendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
admovendī admovendō admovendum admovendō admōtum admōtū

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


  • English: admove


  • admoveo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • admoveo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • admoveo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to spur, urge a person on: calcaria alicui adhibere, admovere; stimulos alicui admovere
    • to have a person tortured: alicui admovere tormenta
    • to advance on..: exercitum admovere, adducere ad...
    • to apply scaling-ladders: scalas admovere (B. C. 3. 63)