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  1. first-person singular present indicative of ascendere



Alternative forms[edit]


From ad- ([up] to) +‎ scandō (climb).



ascendō (present infinitive ascendere, perfect active ascendī, supine ascēnsum); third conjugation

  1. I climb up, go up
    Synonyms: conscendō, ēscendō, īnscendō, scandō
  2. I rise, spring up
    Synonyms: orior, prōdeō, surgō


   Conjugation of ascendō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ascendō ascendis ascendit ascendimus ascenditis ascendunt
imperfect ascendēbam ascendēbās ascendēbat ascendēbāmus ascendēbātis ascendēbant
future ascendam ascendēs ascendet ascendēmus ascendētis ascendent
perfect ascendī ascendistī ascendit ascendimus ascendistis ascendērunt, ascendēre
pluperfect ascenderam ascenderās ascenderat ascenderāmus ascenderātis ascenderant
future perfect ascenderō ascenderis ascenderit ascenderimus ascenderitis ascenderint
passive present ascendor ascenderis, ascendere ascenditur ascendimur ascendiminī ascenduntur
imperfect ascendēbar ascendēbāris, ascendēbāre ascendēbātur ascendēbāmur ascendēbāminī ascendēbantur
future ascendar ascendēris, ascendēre ascendētur ascendēmur ascendēminī ascendentur
perfect ascēnsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect ascēnsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect ascēnsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ascendam ascendās ascendat ascendāmus ascendātis ascendant
imperfect ascenderem ascenderēs ascenderet ascenderēmus ascenderētis ascenderent
perfect ascenderim ascenderīs ascenderit ascenderīmus ascenderītis ascenderint
pluperfect ascendissem ascendissēs ascendisset ascendissēmus ascendissētis ascendissent
passive present ascendar ascendāris, ascendāre ascendātur ascendāmur ascendāminī ascendantur
imperfect ascenderer ascenderēris, ascenderēre ascenderētur ascenderēmur ascenderēminī ascenderentur
perfect ascēnsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect ascēnsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ascende ascendite
future ascenditō ascenditō ascenditōte ascenduntō
passive present ascendere ascendiminī
future ascenditor ascenditor ascenduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ascendere ascendisse ascēnsūrum esse ascendī ascēnsum esse ascēnsum īrī
participles ascendēns ascēnsūrus ascēnsus ascendendus, ascendundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
ascendendī ascendendō ascendendum ascendendō ascēnsum ascēnsū

Derived terms[edit]



  • ascendo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ascendo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ascendo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to mount: ascendere in equum
    • to attain a position of dignity: dignitatis gradum ascendere
    • to rise, mount to the honours of office: ad honores ascendere
    • to scale the walls by means of ladders: positis scalis muros ascendere
    • to embark: navem conscendere, ascendere




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