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From con- +‎ sacrō (to make sacred", consecrate), from sacer (sacred", "holy).



cōnsecrō (present infinitive cōnsecrāre, perfect active cōnsecrāvī, supine cōnsecrātum); first conjugation

  1. To consecrate or dedicate
  2. To hallow or sanctify
  3. To deify


   Conjugation of consecro (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsecrō cōnsecrās cōnsecrat cōnsecrāmus cōnsecrātis cōnsecrant
imperfect cōnsecrābam cōnsecrābās cōnsecrābat cōnsecrābāmus cōnsecrābātis cōnsecrābant
future cōnsecrābō cōnsecrābis cōnsecrābit cōnsecrābimus cōnsecrābitis cōnsecrābunt
perfect cōnsecrāvī cōnsecrāvistī, cōnsecrāsti1 cōnsecrāvit cōnsecrāvimus cōnsecrāvistis, cōnsecrāstis1 cōnsecrāvērunt, cōnsecrāvēre
pluperfect cōnsecrāveram cōnsecrāverās cōnsecrāverat cōnsecrāverāmus cōnsecrāverātis cōnsecrāverant
future perfect cōnsecrāverō cōnsecrāveris cōnsecrāverit cōnsecrāverimus cōnsecrāveritis cōnsecrāverint
passive present cōnsecror cōnsecrāris, cōnsecrāre cōnsecrātur cōnsecrāmur cōnsecrāminī cōnsecrantur
imperfect cōnsecrābar cōnsecrābāris, cōnsecrābāre cōnsecrābātur cōnsecrābāmur cōnsecrābāminī cōnsecrābantur
future cōnsecrābor cōnsecrāberis, cōnsecrābere cōnsecrābitur cōnsecrābimur cōnsecrābiminī cōnsecrābuntur
perfect cōnsecrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnsecrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnsecrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsecrem cōnsecrēs cōnsecret cōnsecrēmus cōnsecrētis cōnsecrent
imperfect cōnsecrārem cōnsecrārēs cōnsecrāret cōnsecrārēmus cōnsecrārētis cōnsecrārent
perfect cōnsecrāverim cōnsecrāverīs cōnsecrāverit cōnsecrāverīmus cōnsecrāverītis cōnsecrāverint
pluperfect cōnsecrāvissem, cōnsecrāssem1 cōnsecrāvissēs, cōnsecrāsses1 cōnsecrāvisset, cōnsecrāsset1 cōnsecrāvissēmus, cōnsecrāssemus1 cōnsecrāvissētis, cōnsecrāssetis1 cōnsecrāvissent, cōnsecrāssent1
passive present cōnsecrer cōnsecrēris, cōnsecrēre cōnsecrētur cōnsecrēmur cōnsecrēminī cōnsecrentur
imperfect cōnsecrārer cōnsecrārēris, cōnsecrārēre cōnsecrārētur cōnsecrārēmur cōnsecrārēminī cōnsecrārentur
perfect cōnsecrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnsecrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnsecrā cōnsecrāte
future cōnsecrātō cōnsecrātō cōnsecrātōte cōnsecrantō
passive present cōnsecrāre cōnsecrāminī
future cōnsecrātor cōnsecrātor cōnsecrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnsecrāre cōnsecrāvisse, cōnsecrāsse1 cōnsecrātūrus esse cōnsecrārī cōnsecrātus esse cōnsecrātum īrī
participles cōnsecrāns cōnsecrātūrus cōnsecrātus cōnsecrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnsecrāre cōnsecrandī cōnsecrandō cōnsecrandum cōnsecrātum cōnsecrātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.



  • consecro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • consecro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • consecro” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • consecro in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016