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exstinguō (present infinitive exstinguere, perfect active exstinxī, supine exstinctum); third conjugation

  1. I quench or extinguish
  2. I kill or destroy


   Conjugation of exstinguo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exstinguō exstinguis exstinguit exstinguimus exstinguitis exstinguunt
imperfect exstinguēbam exstinguēbās exstinguēbat exstinguēbāmus exstinguēbātis exstinguēbant
future exstinguam exstinguēs exstinguet exstinguēmus exstinguētis exstinguent
perfect exstinxī exstinxistī exstinxit exstinximus exstinxistis exstinxērunt, exstinxēre
pluperfect exstinxeram exstinxerās exstinxerat exstinxerāmus exstinxerātis exstinxerant
future perfect exstinxerō exstinxeris exstinxerit exstinxerimus exstinxeritis exstinxerint
passive present exstinguor exstingueris, exstinguere exstinguitur exstinguimur exstinguiminī exstinguuntur
imperfect exstinguēbar exstinguēbāris, exstinguēbāre exstinguēbātur exstinguēbāmur exstinguēbāminī exstinguēbantur
future exstinguar exstinguēris, exstinguēre exstinguētur exstinguēmur exstinguēminī exstinguentur
perfect exstinctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect exstinctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect exstinctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exstinguam exstinguās exstinguat exstinguāmus exstinguātis exstinguant
imperfect exstinguerem exstinguerēs exstingueret exstinguerēmus exstinguerētis exstinguerent
perfect exstinxerim exstinxerīs exstinxerit exstinxerīmus exstinxerītis exstinxerint
pluperfect exstinxissem exstinxissēs exstinxisset exstinxissēmus exstinxissētis exstinxissent
passive present exstinguar exstinguāris, exstinguāre exstinguātur exstinguāmur exstinguāminī exstinguantur
imperfect exstinguerer exstinguerēris, exstinguerēre exstinguerētur exstinguerēmur exstinguerēminī exstinguerentur
perfect exstinctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect exstinctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exstingue exstinguite
future exstinguitō exstinguitō exstinguitōte exstinguuntō
passive present exstinguere exstinguiminī
future exstinguitor exstinguitor exstinguuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives exstinguere exstinxisse exstinctūrus esse exstinguī exstinctus esse exstinctum īrī
participles exstinguēns exstinctūrus exstinctus exstinguendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
exstinguere exstinguendī exstinguendō exstinguendum exstinctum exstinctū



  • exstinguo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exstinguo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exstinguo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be cut off by sudden death: subita morte exstingui
    • to be forgotten, pass into oblivion: oblivione obrui, deleri, exstingui
    • to excite emotion: motus excitare in animo (opp. sedare, exstinguere)
    • to stifle, drown one's hatred: odium restinguere, exstinguere