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Alternative forms[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Perfect passive participle of augeō.


auctus (feminine aucta, neuter auctum, comparative auctior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. enriched
  2. enlarged
  3. ample

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative auctus aucta auctum auctī auctae aucta
Genitive auctī auctae auctī auctōrum auctārum auctōrum
Dative auctō auctō auctīs
Accusative auctum auctam auctum auctōs auctās aucta
Ablative auctō auctā auctō auctīs
Vocative aucte aucta auctum auctī auctae aucta

Etymology 2[edit]

augeō +‎ -tus (forming action nouns)


auctus m (genitive auctūs); fourth declension

  1. increase, augmentation, abundance
    Synonyms: incrēmentum, augmentum

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative auctus auctūs
Genitive auctūs auctuum
Dative auctuī auctibus
Accusative auctum auctūs
Ablative auctū auctibus
Vocative auctus auctūs


  • auctus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auctus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auctus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a river swollen by the rain: flumen imbribus auctum