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See also: agitó and agitò


The Paralympic symbol consists of three agitos.


Borrowed from Latin agitō (I chase).


agito (plural agitos)

  1. An asymmetric crescent that is a symbol of the Paralympic movement.





  1. first-person singular present indicative form of agitar



agito (accusative singular agiton, plural agitoj, accusative plural agitojn)

  1. singular past nominal passive participle of agi



agito (plural agiti)

  1. singular nominal past passive participle of agar



agito m (feminine singular agita, masculine plural agiti, feminine plural agite)

  1. past participle of agire



Etymology 1[edit]

From agō (do, act, make) +‎ -itō.


agitō (present infinitive agitāre, perfect active agitāvī, supine agitātum); first conjugation

  1. I put something in motion, drive, impel; drive by rowing, row about; shake, throb.
  2. I brandish, wield.
  3. (of cattle) I drive, conduct; tend, control.
  4. (of animals) I hunt, chase, pursue.
  5. I drive to and fro, toss about, agitate, disturb.
  6. I rouse or stir up, excite, move, urge, drive or impel someone to something, insist on.
  7. I disturb, disquiet, provoke, agitate, vex, trouble, torment.
  8. I reprove, assail, blame, decry, scoff, deride, insult, mock.
  9. I am engaged in, do, accomplish, have, hold, keep; celebrate; practise, exercise.
  10. (of time) I pass, spend.
  11. I live, dwell, abide, sojourn.
  12. (of the mind) I drive at something in the mind; turn over, study, weigh, consider, meditate upon.
  13. (of the mind) I am occupied with, devise, contrive, plot, design, intend.
  14. I deliberate upon, confer about, discuss, debate, investigate.
  15. (with sat (enough) and genitive) I have enough to do, have trouble with, I am fully engaged in.
   Conjugation of agito (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agitō agitās agitat agitāmus agitātis agitant
imperfect agitābam agitābās agitābat agitābāmus agitābātis agitābant
future agitābō agitābis agitābit agitābimus agitābitis agitābunt
perfect agitāvī agitāvistī, agitāsti1 agitāvit agitāvimus agitāvistis, agitāstis1 agitāvērunt, agitāvēre
pluperfect agitāveram agitāverās agitāverat agitāverāmus agitāverātis agitāverant
future perfect agitāverō agitāveris agitāverit agitāverimus agitāveritis agitāverint
passive present agitor agitāris, agitāre agitātur agitāmur agitāminī agitantur
imperfect agitābar agitābāris, agitābāre agitābātur agitābāmur agitābāminī agitābantur
future agitābor agitāberis, agitābere agitābitur agitābimur agitābiminī agitābuntur
perfect agitātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect agitātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect agitātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agitem agitēs agitet agitēmus agitētis agitent
imperfect agitārem agitārēs agitāret agitārēmus agitārētis agitārent
perfect agitāverim agitāverīs agitāverit agitāverīmus agitāverītis agitāverint
pluperfect agitāvissem, agitāssem1 agitāvissēs, agitāsses1 agitāvisset, agitāsset1 agitāvissēmus, agitāssemus1 agitāvissētis, agitāssetis1 agitāvissent, agitāssent1
passive present agiter agitēris, agitēre agitētur agitēmur agitēminī agitentur
imperfect agitārer agitārēris, agitārēre agitārētur agitārēmur agitārēminī agitārentur
perfect agitātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect agitātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agitā agitāte
future agitātō agitātō agitātōte agitantō
passive present agitāre agitāminī
future agitātor agitātor agitantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives agitāre agitāvisse, agitāsse1 agitātūrus esse agitārī agitātus esse agitātum īrī
participles agitāns agitātūrus agitātus agitandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
agitāre agitandī agitandō agitandum agitātum agitātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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Etymology 2[edit]



  1. second-person singular future active imperative of agō
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of agō


  • agito in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agito in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agito” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • there is a storm at sea: mare ventorum vi agitatur et turbatur
    • to make a horse prance: agitare equum
    • to be affected by some external impulse, by external impressions: pulsu externo, adventicio agitari
    • to think over, consider a thing: agitare (in) mente or (in) animo aliquid
    • to be tormented by remorse: (mens scelerum furiis agitatur)
    • the Furies harass and torment some one: Furiae agitant et vexant aliquem



agito m (plural agitos)

  1. (colloquial) a party with lively dancing
  2. agitation (the state of being agitated)
    Synonyms: agitação



  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of agitar




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of agitar.