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From Proto-Italic *adwertō. Equivalent to ad- +‎ vertō.



advertō (present infinitive advertere, perfect active advertī, supine adversum); third conjugation

  1. to turn to or towards
    Synonym: vertō
  2. to steer or pilot (a ship)
  3. to give or draw attention to
    Synonyms: intendō, attendō, animadvertō, adversō


   Conjugation of advertō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present advertō advertis advertit advertimus advertitis advertunt
imperfect advertēbam advertēbās advertēbat advertēbāmus advertēbātis advertēbant
future advertam advertēs advertet advertēmus advertētis advertent
perfect advertī advertistī advertit advertimus advertistis advertērunt,
pluperfect adverteram adverterās adverterat adverterāmus adverterātis adverterant
future perfect adverterō adverteris adverterit adverterimus adverteritis adverterint
passive present advertor adverteris,
advertitur advertimur advertiminī advertuntur
imperfect advertēbar advertēbāris,
advertēbātur advertēbāmur advertēbāminī advertēbantur
future advertar advertēris,
advertētur advertēmur advertēminī advertentur
perfect adversus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adversus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adversus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present advertam advertās advertat advertāmus advertātis advertant
imperfect adverterem adverterēs adverteret adverterēmus adverterētis adverterent
perfect adverterim adverterīs adverterit adverterīmus adverterītis adverterint
pluperfect advertissem advertissēs advertisset advertissēmus advertissētis advertissent
passive present advertar advertāris,
advertātur advertāmur advertāminī advertantur
imperfect adverterer adverterēris,
adverterētur adverterēmur adverterēminī adverterentur
perfect adversus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adversus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adverte advertite
future advertitō advertitō advertitōte advertuntō
passive present advertere advertiminī
future advertitor advertitor advertuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives advertere advertisse adversūrum esse advertī adversum esse adversum īrī
participles advertēns adversūrus adversus advertendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
advertendī advertendō advertendum advertendō adversum adversū

Derived terms[edit]



  • adverto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adverto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adverto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to turn one's eyes (ears, attention) towards an object: oculos (aures, animum) advertere ad aliquid