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Frequentative of āvertō (turn away; avert), from ab- +‎ vertō (turn).



āversor (present infinitive āversārī, perfect active āversātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I turn myself (from), turn or recoil away (from).
  2. I shun, avoid, reject, refuse, decline.


   Conjugation of aversor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āversor āversāris, āversāre āversātur āversāmur āversāminī āversantur
imperfect āversābar āversābāris, āversābāre āversābātur āversābāmur āversābāminī āversābantur
future āversābor āversāberis, āversābere āversābitur āversābimur āversābiminī āversābuntur
perfect āversātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect āversātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect āversātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āverser āversēris, āversēre āversētur āversēmur āversēminī āversentur
imperfect āversārer āversārēris, āversārēre āversārētur āversārēmur āversārēminī āversārentur
perfect āversātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect āversātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āversāre āversāminī
future āversātor āversātor āversantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives āversārī āversātus esse āversātūrus esse
participles āversāns āversātus āversātūrus āversandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
āversārī āversandī āversandō āversandum āversātum āversātū

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āversor m (genitive āversōris); third declension

  1. a thief, pilferer, embezzler


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative āversor āversōrēs
genitive āversōris āversōrum
dative āversōrī āversōribus
accusative āversōrem āversōrēs
ablative āversōre āversōribus
vocative āversor āversōrēs


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