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From con- +‎ scrībō.



cōnscrībō (present infinitive cōnscrībere, perfect active cōnscrīpsī, supine cōnscrīptum); third conjugation

  1. I enroll or enlist (write together in a list)
  2. I draw up or compose


   Conjugation of conscribo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnscrībō cōnscrībis cōnscrībit cōnscrībimus cōnscrībitis cōnscrībunt
imperfect cōnscrībēbam cōnscrībēbās cōnscrībēbat cōnscrībēbāmus cōnscrībēbātis cōnscrībēbant
future cōnscrībam cōnscrībēs cōnscrībet cōnscrībēmus cōnscrībētis cōnscrībent
perfect cōnscrīpsī cōnscrīpsistī cōnscrīpsit cōnscrīpsimus cōnscrīpsistis cōnscrīpsērunt, cōnscrīpsēre
pluperfect cōnscrīpseram cōnscrīpserās cōnscrīpserat cōnscrīpserāmus cōnscrīpserātis cōnscrīpserant
future perfect cōnscrīpserō cōnscrīpseris cōnscrīpserit cōnscrīpserimus cōnscrīpseritis cōnscrīpserint
passive present cōnscrībor cōnscrīberis, cōnscrībere cōnscrībitur cōnscrībimur cōnscrībiminī cōnscrībuntur
imperfect cōnscrībēbar cōnscrībēbāris, cōnscrībēbāre cōnscrībēbātur cōnscrībēbāmur cōnscrībēbāminī cōnscrībēbantur
future cōnscrībar cōnscrībēris, cōnscrībēre cōnscrībētur cōnscrībēmur cōnscrībēminī cōnscrībentur
perfect cōnscrīptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnscrīptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnscrīptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnscrībam cōnscrībās cōnscrībat cōnscrībāmus cōnscrībātis cōnscrībant
imperfect cōnscrīberem cōnscrīberēs cōnscrīberet cōnscrīberēmus cōnscrīberētis cōnscrīberent
perfect cōnscrīpserim cōnscrīpserīs cōnscrīpserit cōnscrīpserīmus cōnscrīpserītis cōnscrīpserint
pluperfect cōnscrīpsissem cōnscrīpsissēs cōnscrīpsisset cōnscrīpsissēmus cōnscrīpsissētis cōnscrīpsissent
passive present cōnscrībar cōnscrībāris, cōnscrībāre cōnscrībātur cōnscrībāmur cōnscrībāminī cōnscrībantur
imperfect cōnscrīberer cōnscrīberēris, cōnscrīberēre cōnscrīberētur cōnscrīberēmur cōnscrīberēminī cōnscrīberentur
perfect cōnscrīptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnscrīptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnscrībe cōnscrībite
future cōnscrībitō cōnscrībitō cōnscrībitōte cōnscrībuntō
passive present cōnscrībere cōnscrībiminī
future cōnscrībitor cōnscrībitor cōnscrībuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnscrībere cōnscrīpsisse cōnscrīptūrus esse cōnscrībī cōnscrīptus esse cōnscrīptum īrī
participles cōnscrībēns cōnscrīptūrus cōnscrīptus cōnscrībendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnscrībere cōnscrībendī cōnscrībendō cōnscrībendum cōnscrīptum cōnscrīptū

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  • conscribo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conscribo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conscribo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to write a book: librum scribere, conscribere
    • to make a will: testamentum facere, conscribere
    • to levy troops: milites (exercitum) scribere, conscribere