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From ad- +‎ (g)nōscō.



agnōscō (present infinitive agnōscere, perfect active agnōvī, supine agnitum); third conjugation

  1. I recognize, realize or discern
  2. I acknowledge or claim


   Conjugation of agnosco (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agnōscō agnōscis agnōscit agnōscimus agnōscitis agnōscunt
imperfect agnōscēbam agnōscēbās agnōscēbat agnōscēbāmus agnōscēbātis agnōscēbant
future agnōscam agnōscēs agnōscet agnōscēmus agnōscētis agnōscent
perfect agnōvī agnōvistī agnōvit agnōvimus agnōvistis agnōvērunt, agnōvēre
pluperfect agnōveram agnōverās agnōverat agnōverāmus agnōverātis agnōverant
future perfect agnōverō agnōveris agnōverit agnōverimus agnōveritis agnōverint
passive present agnōscor agnōsceris, agnōscere agnōscitur agnōscimur agnōsciminī agnōscuntur
imperfect agnōscēbar agnōscēbāris, agnōscēbāre agnōscēbātur agnōscēbāmur agnōscēbāminī agnōscēbantur
future agnōscar agnōscēris, agnōscēre agnōscētur agnōscēmur agnōscēminī agnōscentur
perfect agnitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect agnitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect agnitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agnōscam agnōscās agnōscat agnōscāmus agnōscātis agnōscant
imperfect agnōscerem agnōscerēs agnōsceret agnōscerēmus agnōscerētis agnōscerent
perfect agnōverim agnōverīs agnōverit agnōverīmus agnōverītis agnōverint
pluperfect agnōvissem agnōvissēs agnōvisset agnōvissēmus agnōvissētis agnōvissent
passive present agnōscar agnōscāris, agnōscāre agnōscātur agnōscāmur agnōscāminī agnōscantur
imperfect agnōscerer agnōscerēris, agnōscerēre agnōscerētur agnōscerēmur agnōscerēminī agnōscerentur
perfect agnitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect agnitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present agnōsce agnōscite
future agnōscitō agnōscitō agnōscitōte agnōscuntō
passive present agnōscere agnōsciminī
future agnōscitor agnōscitor agnōscuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives agnōscere agnōvisse agnitūrus esse agnōscī agnitus esse agnitum īrī
participles agnōscēns agnitūrus agnitus agnōscendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
agnōscere agnōscendī agnōscendō agnōscendum agnitum agnitū


  • agnosco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agnosco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agnosco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette