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From ad- +‎ vertō.



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

  1. I turn to or towards
  2. I steer or pilot (a ship)
  3. I give or draw attention to


   Conjugation of adverto (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, advertēre
pluperfect adverteram adverterās adverterat adverterāmus adverterātis adverterant
future perfect adverterō adverteris adverterit adverterimus adverteritis adverterint
passive present advertor adverteris, advertere advertitur advertimur advertiminī advertuntur
imperfect advertēbar advertēbāris, advertēbāre advertēbātur advertēbāmur advertēbāminī advertēbantur
future advertar advertēris, advertēre 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, advertāre advertātur advertāmur advertāminī advertantur
imperfect adverterer adverterēris, adverterēre 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 adversūrus esse advertī adversus esse adversum īrī
participles advertēns adversūrus adversus advertendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
advertere advertendī advertendō advertendum 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