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From con- (with, together) +‎ iaciō (throw, hurl).



cōniciō (present infinitive cōnicere, perfect active cōniēcī, supine coniectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I throw or bring together, unite, connect.
  2. I throw, drive, force, hurl something.
  3. I dispatch, assign, make go.
  4. I urge, press, adduce.
  5. I prophesy, foretell, forebode.
  6. I conclude, guess.
  7. (figuratively) I dispute, contend, discuss.
  8. (reflexively) I go, I hurry.


   Conjugation of conicio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōniciō cōnicis cōnicit cōnicimus cōnicitis cōniciunt
imperfect cōniciēbam cōniciēbās cōniciēbat cōniciēbāmus cōniciēbātis cōniciēbant
future cōniciam cōniciēs cōniciet cōniciēmus cōniciētis cōnicient
perfect cōniēcī cōniēcistī cōniēcit cōniēcimus cōniēcistis cōniēcērunt, cōniēcēre
pluperfect cōniēceram cōniēcerās cōniēcerat cōniēcerāmus cōniēcerātis cōniēcerant
future perfect cōniēcerō cōniēceris cōniēcerit cōniēcerimus cōniēceritis cōniēcerint
passive present cōnicior cōniceris, cōnicere cōnicitur cōnicimur cōniciminī cōniciuntur
imperfect cōniciēbar cōniciēbāris, cōniciēbāre cōniciēbātur cōniciēbāmur cōniciēbāminī cōniciēbantur
future cōniciar cōniciēris, cōniciēre cōniciētur cōniciēmur cōniciēminī cōnicientur
perfect coniectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect coniectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect coniectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōniciam cōniciās cōniciat cōniciāmus cōniciātis cōniciant
imperfect cōnicerem cōnicerēs cōniceret cōnicerēmus cōnicerētis cōnicerent
perfect cōniēcerim cōniēcerīs cōniēcerit cōniēcerīmus cōniēcerītis cōniēcerint
pluperfect cōniēcissem cōniēcissēs cōniēcisset cōniēcissēmus cōniēcissētis cōniēcissent
passive present cōniciar cōniciāris, cōniciāre cōniciātur cōniciāmur cōniciāminī cōniciantur
imperfect cōnicerer cōnicerēris, cōnicerēre cōnicerētur cōnicerēmur cōnicerēminī cōnicerentur
perfect coniectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect coniectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnice cōnicite
future cōnicitō cōnicitō cōnicitōte cōniciuntō
passive present cōnicere cōniciminī
future cōnicitor cōnicitor cōniciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnicere cōniēcisse coniectūrus esse cōnicī coniectus esse coniectum īrī
participles cōniciēns coniectūrus coniectus cōniciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnicere cōniciendī cōniciendō cōniciendum coniectum coniectū

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  • cōnĭcĭo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conicio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conicio” 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 turn one's gaze on; to regard: oculos conicere in aliquem
    • to overwhelm some one with terror: in terrorem conicere aliquem
    • to isolate a witness: aliquem a ceteris separare et in arcam conicere ne quis cum eo colloqui possit (Mil. 22. 60)
    • to put the blame on another: culpam in aliquem conferre, transferre, conicere
    • to put some one in irons, chains: in vincula, in catenas conicere aliquem
    • to throw some one into prison: in carcerem conicere aliquem
    • to discharge missiles: tela iacere, conicere, mittere
    • to discharge showers of missiles: tela ingerere, conicere
    • to put the enemy to flight: in fugam dare, conicere hostem
    • to take to flight: se conicere, se conferre in fugam
  • cōniciō, ~icere, ~iēcī, ~iectum” on page 446/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (2nd ed., 2012)