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From ab- (from, away from) +‎ moveō (move).





āmoveō (present infinitive āmovēre, perfect active āmōvī, supine āmōtum); second conjugation

  1. to remove from, move, put, or take away
  2. (especially with reflexive) to withdraw, retire
  3. to take away by stealth, steal, or snatch
  4. (by extension) to avert, allay
  5. (by extension) to get rid of, exile, banish
  6. (of abstract ideas) to put away, cast off, dissociate


   Conjugation of āmoveō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āmoveō āmovēs āmovet āmovēmus āmovētis āmovent
imperfect āmovēbam āmovēbās āmovēbat āmovēbāmus āmovēbātis āmovēbant
future āmovēbō āmovēbis āmovēbit āmovēbimus āmovēbitis āmovēbunt
perfect āmōvī āmōvistī āmōvit āmōvimus āmōvistis āmōvērunt,
pluperfect āmōveram āmōverās āmōverat āmōverāmus āmōverātis āmōverant
future perfect āmōverō āmōveris āmōverit āmōverimus āmōveritis āmōverint
passive present āmoveor āmovēris,
āmovētur āmovēmur āmovēminī āmoventur
imperfect āmovēbar āmovēbāris,
āmovēbātur āmovēbāmur āmovēbāminī āmovēbantur
future āmovēbor āmovēberis,
āmovēbitur āmovēbimur āmovēbiminī āmovēbuntur
perfect āmōtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect āmōtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect āmōtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āmoveam āmoveās āmoveat āmoveāmus āmoveātis āmoveant
imperfect āmovērem āmovērēs āmovēret āmovērēmus āmovērētis āmovērent
perfect āmōverim āmōverīs āmōverit āmōverīmus āmōverītis āmōverint
pluperfect āmōvissem āmōvissēs āmōvisset āmōvissēmus āmōvissētis āmōvissent
passive present āmovear āmoveāris,
āmoveātur āmoveāmur āmoveāminī āmoveantur
imperfect āmovērer āmovērēris,
āmovērētur āmovērēmur āmovērēminī āmovērentur
perfect āmōtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect āmōtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āmovē āmovēte
future āmovētō āmovētō āmovētōte āmoventō
passive present āmovēre āmovēminī
future āmovētor āmovētor āmoventor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives āmovēre āmōvisse āmōtūrum esse āmovērī āmōtum esse āmōtum īrī
participles āmovēns āmōtūrus āmōtus āmovendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
āmovendī āmovendō āmovendum āmovendō āmōtum āmōtū





Derived terms





  • amoveo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amoveo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amoveo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to exonerate oneself from blame: culpam a se amovere