assero

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ad + serō (sow, plant).

Verb[edit]

asserō (present infinitive asserere, perfect active assēvī, supine assitum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) I sow, plant or set near something.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of assero (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asserō asseris asserit asserimus asseritis asserunt
imperfect asserēbam asserēbās asserēbat asserēbāmus asserēbātis asserēbant
future asseram asserēs asseret asserēmus asserētis asserent
perfect assēvī assēvistī assēvit assēvimus assēvistis assēvērunt, assēvēre
pluperfect assēveram assēverās assēverat assēverāmus assēverātis assēverant
future perfect assēverō assēveris assēverit assēverimus assēveritis assēverint
passive present asseror assereris, asserere asseritur asserimur asseriminī asseruntur
imperfect asserēbar asserēbāris, asserēbāre asserēbātur asserēbāmur asserēbāminī asserēbantur
future asserar asserēris, asserēre asserētur asserēmur asserēminī asserentur
perfect assitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect assitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect assitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asseram asserās asserat asserāmus asserātis asserant
imperfect assererem assererēs assereret assererēmus assererētis assererent
perfect assēverim assēverīs assēverit assēverīmus assēverītis assēverint
pluperfect assēvissem assēvissēs assēvisset assēvissēmus assēvissētis assēvissent
passive present asserar asserāris, asserāre asserātur asserāmur asserāminī asserantur
imperfect assererer assererēris, assererēre assererētur assererēmur assererēminī assererentur
perfect assitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect assitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present assere asserite
future asseritō asseritō asseritōte asseruntō
passive present asserere asseriminī
future asseritor asseritor asseruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives asserere assēvisse assitūrus esse asserī assitus esse assitum īrī
participles asserēns assitūrus assitus asserendus
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ad + serō (join or bind together).

Verb[edit]

asserō (present infinitive asserere, perfect active asseruī, supine assertum); third conjugation

  1. I join someone or something to myself.
  2. (law, often with manu, in libertatem or liberali causa) I declare someone to be free by laying hands upon him; set free, liberate.
  3. (law, often with manu or in servitutem) I declare someone to be a slave by laying hands upon him; claim as a slave.
  4. I free from, protect, preserve, defend, defend against.
  5. I declare something to be my own possession, arrogate, claim.
  6. I maintain, affirm, allege, assert, declare.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of assero (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asserō asseris asserit asserimus asseritis asserunt
imperfect asserēbam asserēbās asserēbat asserēbāmus asserēbātis asserēbant
future asseram asserēs asseret asserēmus asserētis asserent
perfect asseruī asseruistī asseruit asseruimus asseruistis asseruērunt, asseruēre
pluperfect asserueram asseruerās asseruerat asseruerāmus asseruerātis asseruerant
future perfect asseruerō asserueris asseruerit asseruerimus asserueritis asseruerint
passive present asseror assereris, asserere asseritur asserimur asseriminī asseruntur
imperfect asserēbar asserēbāris, asserēbāre asserēbātur asserēbāmur asserēbāminī asserēbantur
future asserar asserēris, asserēre asserētur asserēmur asserēminī asserentur
perfect assertus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect assertus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect assertus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asseram asserās asserat asserāmus asserātis asserant
imperfect assererem assererēs assereret assererēmus assererētis assererent
perfect asseruerim asseruerīs asseruerit asseruerīmus asseruerītis asseruerint
pluperfect asseruissem asseruissēs asseruisset asseruissēmus asseruissētis asseruissent
passive present asserar asserāris, asserāre asserātur asserāmur asserāminī asserantur
imperfect assererer assererēris, assererēre assererētur assererēmur assererēminī assererentur
perfect assertus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect assertus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present assere asserite
future asseritō asseritō asseritōte asseruntō
passive present asserere asseriminī
future asseritor asseritor asseruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives asserere asseruisse assertūrus esse asserī assertus esse assertum īrī
participles asserēns assertūrus assertus asserendus
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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • assero” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.