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congruo (feminine singular congrua, masculine plural congrui, feminine plural congrue)

  1. adequate, fair
  2. coherent, consistent



From con- +‎ *gruō.



congruō (present infinitive congruere, perfect active congruī); third conjugation, no passive

  1. I come, unite, combine, run or meet together with someone
  2. I coincide or correspond with someone or something; agree with, am suited; accord, suit, fit
  3. I agree


  • The infinitive, congruere, is read as congruēre in Terence's Heauton Timorumenos.
   Conjugation of congruō (third conjugation, active only, defective)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present congruō congruis congruit congruimus congruitis congruunt
imperfect congruēbam congruēbās congruēbat congruēbāmus congruēbātis congruēbant
future congruam congruēs congruet congruēmus congruētis congruent
perfect congruī congruistī congruit congruimus congruistis congruērunt, congruēre
pluperfect congrueram congruerās congruerat congruerāmus congruerātis congruerant
future perfect congruerō congrueris congruerit congruerimus congrueritis congruerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present congruam congruās congruat congruāmus congruātis congruant
imperfect congruerem congruerēs congrueret congruerēmus congruerētis congruerent
perfect congruerim congruerīs congruerit congruerīmus congruerītis congruerint
pluperfect congruissem congruissēs congruisset congruissēmus congruissētis congruissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present congrue congruite
future congruitō congruitō congruitōte congruuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives congruere congruisse
participles congruēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
congruere congruendī congruendō congruendum

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