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ex +‎ olēscō (I grow)



exolescō (present infinitive exolescere, perfect active exolēvī, supine exolētum); third conjugation

 ; (intransitive)
  1. I grow out, I attain my full size, grow up
    1. (in general) I grow up, become full-grown, I mature
    2. (in particular) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  2. (chiefly ante-Augustan) I grow to an end, I stop growing
    Multa sunt quae neglegentiā exolescunt et fīunt sterilia.
    There are many that stop growing and are rendered barren by neglect.
    1. (transferred sense, in general) I grow out of use, out of date, I become obsolete, I pass away, cease
      exolescentēs litterae
      disappearing [i.e., rubbed off] letters


   Conjugation of exolesco (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exolescō exolescis exolescit exolescimus exolescitis exolescunt
imperfect exolescēbam exolescēbās exolescēbat exolescēbāmus exolescēbātis exolescēbant
future exolescam exolescēs exolescet exolescēmus exolescētis exolescent
perfect exolēvī exolēvistī exolēvit exolēvimus exolēvistis exolēvērunt, exolēvēre
pluperfect exolēveram exolēverās exolēverat exolēverāmus exolēverātis exolēverant
future perfect exolēverō exolēveris exolēverit exolēverimus exolēveritis exolēverint
passive present exolescor exolesceris, exolescere exolescitur exolescimur exolesciminī exolescuntur
imperfect exolescēbar exolescēbāris, exolescēbāre exolescēbātur exolescēbāmur exolescēbāminī exolescēbantur
future exolescar exolescēris, exolescēre exolescētur exolescēmur exolescēminī exolescentur
perfect exolētus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect exolētus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect exolētus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exolescam exolescās exolescat exolescāmus exolescātis exolescant
imperfect exolescerem exolescerēs exolesceret exolescerēmus exolescerētis exolescerent
perfect exolēverim exolēverīs exolēverit exolēverīmus exolēverītis exolēverint
pluperfect exolēvissem exolēvissēs exolēvisset exolēvissēmus exolēvissētis exolēvissent
passive present exolescar exolescāris, exolescāre exolescātur exolescāmur exolescāminī exolescantur
imperfect exolescerer exolescerēris, exolescerēre exolescerētur exolescerēmur exolescerēminī exolescerentur
perfect exolētus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect exolētus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exolesce exolescite
future exolescitō exolescitō exolescitōte exolescuntō
passive present exolescere exolesciminī
future exolescitor exolescitor exolescuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives exolescere exolēvisse exolētūrus esse exolescī exolētus esse exolētum īrī
participles exolescēns exolētūrus exolētus exolescendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
exolescere exolescendī exolescendō exolescendum exolētum exolētū

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