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Etymology 1[edit]

From aequus (level, equal) +‎ .


aequō (present infinitive aequāre, perfect active aequāvī, supine aequātum); first conjugation

  1. I equalize, make equal to something else.
  2. I compare; I place on equal footing with.
  3. I make level or smooth.
  4. I make fair or right.
  5. I become equal with.
   Conjugation of aequō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aequō aequās aequat aequāmus aequātis aequant
imperfect aequābam aequābās aequābat aequābāmus aequābātis aequābant
future aequābō aequābis aequābit aequābimus aequābitis aequābunt
perfect aequāvī aequāvistī aequāvit aequāvimus aequāvistis aequāvērunt, aequāvēre
pluperfect aequāveram aequāverās aequāverat aequāverāmus aequāverātis aequāverant
future perfect aequāverō aequāveris aequāverit aequāverimus aequāveritis aequāverint
passive present aequor aequāris, aequāre aequātur aequāmur aequāminī aequantur
imperfect aequābar aequābāris, aequābāre aequābātur aequābāmur aequābāminī aequābantur
future aequābor aequāberis, aequābere aequābitur aequābimur aequābiminī aequābuntur
perfect aequātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect aequātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect aequātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aequem aequēs aequet aequēmus aequētis aequent
imperfect aequārem aequārēs aequāret aequārēmus aequārētis aequārent
perfect aequāverim aequāverīs aequāverit aequāverīmus aequāverītis aequāverint
pluperfect aequāvissem aequāvissēs aequāvisset aequāvissēmus aequāvissētis aequāvissent
passive present aequer aequēris, aequēre aequētur aequēmur aequēminī aequentur
imperfect aequārer aequārēris, aequārēre aequārētur aequārēmur aequārēminī aequārentur
perfect aequātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect aequātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aequā aequāte
future aequātō aequātō aequātōte aequantō
passive present aequāre aequāminī
future aequātor aequātor aequantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives aequāre aequāvisse aequātūrum esse aequārī aequātum esse aequātum īrī
participles aequāns aequātūrus aequātus aequandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
aequandī aequandō aequandum aequandō aequātum aequātū
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Etymology 2[edit]



  1. dative masculine singular of aequus
  2. dative neuter singular of aequus
  3. ablative masculine singular of aequus
  4. ablative neuter singular of aequus

Etymology 3[edit]



  1. dative singular of aequum
  2. ablative singular of aequum


  • aequo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aequo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aequo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the water is up to, is above, the chest: aqua pectus aequat, superat
    • to raze a town to the ground: oppidum solo aequare
    • (ambiguous) to endure a thing with (the greatest) sang-froid: aequo (aequissimo) animo ferre aliquid
    • (ambiguous) justly and equitably: ex aequo et bono (Caecin. 23. 65)
    • (ambiguous) a sound judicial system: aequa iuris descriptio (Off. 2. 4. 15)
    • (ambiguous) to live with some one on an equal footing: aequo iure vivere cum aliquo
    • (ambiguous) in a favourable position: idoneo, aequo, suo (opp. iniquo) loco