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From ad- (to) +‎ scrībō (I write).



āscrībō (present infinitive āscrībere, perfect active āscrīpsī, supine āscrīptum); third conjugation

  1. I state in writing, I add in writing
  2. I insert
  3. I appoint, I enroll, I enfranchise, I reckon, I number
    Colonos novos ascribere.To appoint new inhabitants.
    Synonyms: addō, adnumerō, attribuō, īnserō, tribuō


   Conjugation of āscrībō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āscrībō āscrībis āscrībit āscrībimus āscrībitis āscrībunt
imperfect āscrībēbam āscrībēbās āscrībēbat āscrībēbāmus āscrībēbātis āscrībēbant
future āscrībam āscrībēs āscrībet āscrībēmus āscrībētis āscrībent
perfect āscrīpsī āscrīpsistī āscrīpsit āscrīpsimus āscrīpsistis āscrīpsērunt, āscrīpsēre
pluperfect āscrīpseram āscrīpserās āscrīpserat āscrīpserāmus āscrīpserātis āscrīpserant
future perfect āscrīpserō āscrīpseris āscrīpserit āscrīpserimus āscrīpseritis āscrīpserint
passive present āscrībor āscrīberis, āscrībere āscrībitur āscrībimur āscrībiminī āscrībuntur
imperfect āscrībēbar āscrībēbāris, āscrībēbāre āscrībēbātur āscrībēbāmur āscrībēbāminī āscrībēbantur
future āscrībar āscrībēris, āscrībēre āscrībētur āscrībēmur āscrībēminī āscrībentur
perfect āscrīptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect āscrīptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect āscrīptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āscrībam āscrībās āscrībat āscrībāmus āscrībātis āscrībant
imperfect āscrīberem āscrīberēs āscrīberet āscrīberēmus āscrīberētis āscrīberent
perfect āscrīpserim āscrīpserīs āscrīpserit āscrīpserīmus āscrīpserītis āscrīpserint
pluperfect āscrīpsissem āscrīpsissēs āscrīpsisset āscrīpsissēmus āscrīpsissētis āscrīpsissent
passive present āscrībar āscrībāris, āscrībāre āscrībātur āscrībāmur āscrībāminī āscrībantur
imperfect āscrīberer āscrīberēris, āscrīberēre āscrīberētur āscrīberēmur āscrīberēminī āscrīberentur
perfect āscrīptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect āscrīptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āscrībe āscrībite
future āscrībitō āscrībitō āscrībitōte āscrībuntō
passive present āscrībere āscrībiminī
future āscrībitor āscrībitor āscrībuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives āscrībere āscrīpsisse āscrīptūrum esse āscrībī āscrīptum esse āscrīptum īrī
participles āscrībēns āscrīptūrus āscrīptus āscrībendus, āscrībundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
āscrībendī āscrībendō āscrībendum āscrībendō āscrīptum āscrīptū

Related terms[edit]



  • ascribo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ascribo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ascribo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to admit another into the circle of one's intimates: aliquem (tertium) ad (in) amicitiam ascribere
    • to enroll as a citizen, burgess: in civitatem recipere, ascribere, asciscere aliquem