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From āreō (I am dry) +‎ -scō.



ārēscō (present infinitive ārēscere, perfect active āruī); third conjugation, defective

  1. I become dry
  2. I wither (of plants)
  3. I languish


   Conjugation of aresco (third conjugation, no passive perfect forms)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ārēscō ārēscis ārēscit ārēscimus ārēscitis ārēscunt
imperfect ārēscēbam ārēscēbās ārēscēbat ārēscēbāmus ārēscēbātis ārēscēbant
future ārēscam ārēscēs ārēscet ārēscēmus ārēscētis ārēscent
perfect āruī āruistī āruit āruimus āruistis āruērunt, āruēre
pluperfect ārueram āruerās āruerat āruerāmus āruerātis āruerant
future perfect āruerō ārueris āruerit āruerimus ārueritis āruerint
passive present ārēscor ārēsceris, ārēscere ārēscitur ārēscimur ārēsciminī ārēscuntur
imperfect ārēscēbar ārēscēbāris, ārēscēbāre ārēscēbātur ārēscēbāmur ārēscēbāminī ārēscēbantur
future ārēscar ārēscēris, ārēscēre ārēscētur ārēscēmur ārēscēminī ārēscentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ārēscam ārēscās ārēscat ārēscāmus ārēscātis ārēscant
imperfect ārēscerem ārēscerēs ārēsceret ārēscerēmus ārēscerētis ārēscerent
perfect āruerim āruerīs āruerit āruerīmus āruerītis āruerint
pluperfect āruissem āruissēs āruisset āruissēmus āruissētis āruissent
passive present ārēscar ārēscāris, ārēscāre ārēscātur ārēscāmur ārēscāminī ārēscantur
imperfect ārēscerer ārēscerēris, ārēscerēre ārēscerētur ārēscerēmur ārēscerēminī ārēscerentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ārēsce ārēscite
future ārēscitō ārēscitō ārēscitōte ārēscuntō
passive present ārēscere ārēsciminī
future ārēscitor ārēscitor ārēscuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ārēscere āruisse ārēscī
participles ārēscēns ārēscendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ārēscere ārēscendī ārēscendō ārēscendum

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