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From dē- +‎ vinciō.



dēvinciō (present infinitive dēvincīre, perfect active dēvinxī, supine dēvinctum); fourth conjugation

  1. I bind fast, tie up
  2. I subjugate
  3. I oblige, constrain


   Conjugation of devincio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēvinciō dēvincīs dēvincit dēvincīmus dēvincītis dēvinciunt
imperfect dēvinciēbam dēvinciēbās dēvinciēbat dēvinciēbāmus dēvinciēbātis dēvinciēbant
future dēvinciam dēvinciēs dēvinciet dēvinciēmus dēvinciētis dēvincient
perfect dēvinxī dēvinxistī dēvinxit dēvinximus dēvinxistis dēvinxērunt, dēvinxēre
pluperfect dēvinxeram dēvinxerās dēvinxerat dēvinxerāmus dēvinxerātis dēvinxerant
future perfect dēvinxerō dēvinxeris dēvinxerit dēvinxerimus dēvinxeritis dēvinxerint
passive present dēvincior dēvincīris, dēvincīre dēvincītur dēvincīmur dēvincīminī dēvinciuntur
imperfect dēvinciēbar dēvinciēbāris, dēvinciēbāre dēvinciēbātur dēvinciēbāmur dēvinciēbāminī dēvinciēbantur
future dēvinciar dēvinciēris, dēvinciēre dēvinciētur dēvinciēmur dēvinciēminī dēvincientur
perfect dēvinctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dēvinctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dēvinctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēvinciam dēvinciās dēvinciat dēvinciāmus dēvinciātis dēvinciant
imperfect dēvincīrem dēvincīrēs dēvincīret dēvincīrēmus dēvincīrētis dēvincīrent
perfect dēvinxerim dēvinxerīs dēvinxerit dēvinxerimus dēvinxeritis dēvinxerint
pluperfect dēvinxissem dēvinxissēs dēvinxisset dēvinxissēmus dēvinxissētis dēvinxissent
passive present dēvinciar dēvinciāris, dēvinciāre dēvinciātur dēvinciāmur dēvinciāminī dēvinciantur
imperfect dēvincīrer dēvincīrēris, dēvincīrēre dēvincīrētur dēvincīrēmur dēvincīrēminī dēvincīrentur
perfect dēvinctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dēvinctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēvincī dēvincīte
future dēvincītō dēvincītō dēvincītōte dēvinciuntō
passive present dēvincīre dēvincīminī
future dēvincītor dēvincītor dēvinciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dēvincīre dēvinxisse dēvinctūrus esse dēvincīrī dēvinctus esse dēvinctum īrī
participles dēvinciēns dēvinctūrus dēvinctus dēvinciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dēvincīre dēvinciendī dēvinciendō dēvinciendum dēvinctum dēvinctū


  • devincio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • devincio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • devincio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lay any one under an obligation by kind treatment: beneficiis aliquem obstringere, obligare, devincire
    • to commit a crime and so make oneself liable to the consequences of it: scelere se devincire, se obstringere, astringi
    • to attach a person to oneself: devincire aliquem consuetudine