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  1. first-person singular present indicative form of defensar



  • Hyphenation: dē‧fen‧sō

Etymology 1[edit]

From dēfendō +‎ -tō.


dēfensō (present infinitive dēfensāre, perfect active dēfensāvī, supine dēfensātum); first conjugation

  1. I defend (against), ward off
   Conjugation of defenso (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēfensō dēfensās dēfensat dēfensāmus dēfensātis dēfensant
imperfect dēfensābam dēfensābās dēfensābat dēfensābāmus dēfensābātis dēfensābant
future dēfensābō dēfensābis dēfensābit dēfensābimus dēfensābitis dēfensābunt
perfect dēfensāvī dēfensāvistī dēfensāvit dēfensāvimus dēfensāvistis dēfensāvērunt, dēfensāvēre
pluperfect dēfensāveram dēfensāverās dēfensāverat dēfensāverāmus dēfensāverātis dēfensāverant
future perfect dēfensāverō dēfensāveris dēfensāverit dēfensāverimus dēfensāveritis dēfensāverint
passive present dēfensor dēfensāris, dēfensāre dēfensātur dēfensāmur dēfensāminī dēfensantur
imperfect dēfensābar dēfensābāris, dēfensābāre dēfensābātur dēfensābāmur dēfensābāminī dēfensābantur
future dēfensābor dēfensāberis, dēfensābere dēfensābitur dēfensābimur dēfensābiminī dēfensābuntur
perfect dēfensātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dēfensātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dēfensātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēfensem dēfensēs dēfenset dēfensēmus dēfensētis dēfensent
imperfect dēfensārem dēfensārēs dēfensāret dēfensārēmus dēfensārētis dēfensārent
perfect dēfensāverim dēfensāverīs dēfensāverit dēfensāverīmus dēfensāverītis dēfensāverint
pluperfect dēfensāvissem dēfensāvissēs dēfensāvisset dēfensāvissēmus dēfensāvissētis dēfensāvissent
passive present dēfenser dēfensēris, dēfensēre dēfensētur dēfensēmur dēfensēminī dēfensentur
imperfect dēfensārer dēfensārēris, dēfensārēre dēfensārētur dēfensārēmur dēfensārēminī dēfensārentur
perfect dēfensātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dēfensātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēfensā dēfensāte
future dēfensātō dēfensātō dēfensātōte dēfensantō
passive present dēfensāre dēfensāminī
future dēfensātor dēfensātor dēfensantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dēfensāre dēfensāvisse dēfensātūrus esse dēfensārī dēfensātus esse dēfensātum īrī
participles dēfensāns dēfensātūrus dēfensātus dēfensandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dēfensāre dēfensandī dēfensandō dēfensandum dēfensātum dēfensātū

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.



  1. dative masculine singular of dēfensus
  2. dative neuter singular of dēfensus
  3. ablative masculine singular of dēfensus
  4. ablative neuter singular of dēfensus