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From dis- +‎ lavō (I wash).



dīluō (present infinitive dīluere, perfect active dīluī, supine dīlūtum); third conjugation, limited passive

  1. (transitive) I wash away.
  2. (transitive) I drench or moisten.
  3. (transitive) I purge, clear or empty (the bowels).
  4. (transitive) I dissolve, cause to melt.
  5. (transitive) I dilute.
  6. (transitive) I dissipate.


   Conjugation of diluo (third conjugation, only third-person forms in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīluō dīluis dīluit dīluimus dīluitis dīluunt
imperfect dīluēbam dīluēbās dīluēbat dīluēbāmus dīluēbātis dīluēbant
future dīluam dīluēs dīluet dīluēmus dīluētis dīluent
perfect dīluī dīluistī dīluit dīluimus dīluistis dīluērunt, dīluēre
pluperfect dīlueram dīluerās dīluerat dīluerāmus dīluerātis dīluerant
future perfect dīluerō dīlueris dīluerit dīluerimus dīlueritis dīluerint
passive present dīluitur dīluuntur
imperfect dīluēbātur dīluēbantur
future dīluētur dīluentur
perfect dīlūtus est dīlūtī sunt
pluperfect dīlūtus erat dīlūtī erant
future perfect dīlūtus erit dīlūtī erunt
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīluam dīluās dīluat dīluāmus dīluātis dīluant
imperfect dīluerem dīluerēs dīlueret dīluerēmus dīluerētis dīluerent
perfect dīluerim dīluerīs dīluerit dīluerīmus dīluerītis dīluerint
pluperfect dīluissem dīluissēs dīluisset dīluissēmus dīluissētis dīluissent
passive present dīluātur dīluantur
imperfect dīluerētur dīluerentur
perfect dīlūtus sit dīlūtī sint
pluperfect dīlūtus esset, foret dīlūtī essent, forent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīlue dīluite
future dīluitō dīluitō dīluitōte dīluuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dīluere dīluisse dīlūtūrus esse dīluī dīlūtus esse dīlūtum īrī
participles dīluēns dīlūtūrus dīlūtus dīluendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dīluere dīluendī dīluendō dīluendum dīlūtum dīlūtū

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  1. first-person singular present indicative of diluir