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  1. first-person singular present indicative of avocare



Derived from ā- (from”, “away) +‎ vocō (I call).



āvocō (present infinitive āvocāre, perfect active āvocāvī, supine āvocātum); first conjugation

  1. I call off or away, withdraw, divert, remove, separate, turn.
  2. I distract or divert someone's attention.
  3. I dissuade, discourage, divert.
  4. I interrupt, hinder.
  5. I divert by cheering; cheer, amuse, occupy.
  6. (law) I reclaim, recall, withdraw, confiscate.
  7. I revoke, disavow.


   Conjugation of avoco (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āvocō āvocās āvocat āvocāmus āvocātis āvocant
imperfect āvocābam āvocābās āvocābat āvocābāmus āvocābātis āvocābant
future āvocābō āvocābis āvocābit āvocābimus āvocābitis āvocābunt
perfect āvocāvī āvocāvistī āvocāvit āvocāvimus āvocāvistis āvocāvērunt, āvocāvēre
pluperfect āvocāveram āvocāverās āvocāverat āvocāverāmus āvocāverātis āvocāverant
future perfect āvocāverō āvocāveris āvocāverit āvocāverimus āvocāveritis āvocāverint
passive present āvocor āvocāris, āvocāre āvocātur āvocāmur āvocāminī āvocantur
imperfect āvocābar āvocābāris, āvocābāre āvocābātur āvocābāmur āvocābāminī āvocābantur
future āvocābor āvocāberis, āvocābere āvocābitur āvocābimur āvocābiminī āvocābuntur
perfect āvocātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect āvocātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect āvocātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āvocem āvocēs āvocet āvocēmus āvocētis āvocent
imperfect āvocārem āvocārēs āvocāret āvocārēmus āvocārētis āvocārent
perfect āvocāverim āvocāverīs āvocāverit āvocāverīmus āvocāverītis āvocāverint
pluperfect āvocāvissem āvocāvissēs āvocāvisset āvocāvissēmus āvocāvissētis āvocāvissent
passive present āvocer āvocēris, āvocēre āvocētur āvocēmur āvocēminī āvocentur
imperfect āvocārer āvocārēris, āvocārēre āvocārētur āvocārēmur āvocārēminī āvocārentur
perfect āvocātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect āvocātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āvocā āvocāte
future āvocātō āvocātō āvocātōte āvocantō
passive present āvocāre āvocāminī
future āvocātor āvocātor āvocantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives āvocāre āvocāvisse āvocātūrus esse āvocārī āvocātus esse āvocātum īrī
participles āvocāns āvocātūrus āvocātus āvocandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
āvocāre āvocandī āvocandō āvocandum āvocātum āvocātū

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  • avoco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • avoco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • avoco” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to let oneself be perverted from one's duty: ab officio abduci, avocari