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  1. first-person singular present indicative of crescere



From Proto-Indo-European *ker ‎(to grow). See Old Armenian սերիմ ‎(serim, be born) and սերեմ ‎(serem, bring forth), Ancient Greek κόρη ‎(kórē, girl) and κούρος ‎(koúros, boy), Latin creare ‎(produce, create, bring forth) and Ceres ‎(goddess of agriculture).



crēscō ‎(present infinitive crēscere, perfect active crēvī, supine crētum); third conjugation

  1. I increase, rise, grow, thrive; multiply, augment.
  2. I come to be.
  3. I become visible, spring from, arise, come forth.


   Conjugation of cresco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēscō crēscis crēscit crēscimus crēscitis crēscunt
imperfect crēscēbam crēscēbās crēscēbat crēscēbāmus crēscēbātis crēscēbant
future crēscam crēscēs crēscet crēscēmus crēscētis crēscent
perfect crēvī crēvistī crēvit crēvimus crēvistis crēvērunt, crēvēre
pluperfect crēveram crēverās crēverat crēverāmus crēverātis crēverant
future perfect crēverō crēveris crēverit crēverimus crēveritis crēverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēscam crēscās crēscat crēscāmus crēscātis crēscant
imperfect crēscerem crēscerēs crēsceret crēscerēmus crēscerētis crēscerent
perfect crēverim crēverīs crēverit crēverīmus crēverītis crēverint
pluperfect crēvissem crēvissēs crēvisset crēvissēmus crēvissētis crēvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present crēsce crēscite
future crēscitō crēscitō crēscitōte crēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives crēscere crēvisse crētūrus esse
participles crēscēns crētūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
crēscere crēscendī crēscendō crēscendum crētum crētū

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