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From ad- (to) +‎ gradior (step, walk).



aggredior (present infinitive aggredī, perfect active aggressus sum); third conjugation iō-variant, deponent

  1. I advance or go to or towards, approach.
  2. I approach, address, apply to, solicit.
  3. I attack, assault, beset, aggress.
  4. I undertake, begin, set about, assume, attempt, try.
  5. I lay claim to, seize.


   Conjugation of aggredior (third conjugation -variant, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aggredior aggrederis, aggredere aggreditur aggredimur aggrediminī aggrediuntur
imperfect aggrediēbar aggrediēbāris, aggrediēbāre aggrediēbātur aggrediēbāmur aggrediēbāminī aggrediēbantur
future aggrediar aggrediēris, aggrediēre aggrediētur aggrediēmur aggrediēminī aggredientur
perfect aggressus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect aggressus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect aggressus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aggrediar aggrediāris, aggrediāre aggrediātur aggrediāmur aggrediāminī aggrediantur
imperfect aggrederer aggrederēris, aggrederēre aggrederētur aggrederēmur aggrederēminī aggrederentur
perfect aggressus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect aggressus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present aggredere aggrediminī
future aggreditor aggreditor aggrediuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives aggredī aggressum esse aggressūrum esse
participles aggrediēns aggressus aggressūrus aggrediendus, aggrediundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
aggrediendī aggrediendō aggrediendum aggrediendō aggressum aggressū

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  • aggredior in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aggredior in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aggredior in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to prepare to do a thing: aggredi ad aliquid faciendum
    • to take a task in hand, engage upon it: opus aggredi
    • to come forward to make a speech; to address the house: aggredi ad dicendum
    • to undertake a case: ad causam aggredi or accedere
    • to attack the enemy: aggredi hostem
    • to attack the enemy in the rear: aversos hostes aggredi