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From ex- +‎ *uo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ew-. Cognates include Old Armenian ագանիմ (aganim), Avestan 𐬀𐬊𐬚𐬭𐬀(aoθra, shoe), Proto-Slavic *jьzuti (to take off (footwear)).



exuō (present infinitive exuere, perfect active exuī, supine exūtum); third conjugation

  1. I extract, take out.
  2. I free.
  3. I take off (clothes, shoes); doff.
  4. I refuse.


   Conjugation of exuō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exuō exuis exuit exuimus exuitis exuunt
imperfect exuēbam exuēbās exuēbat exuēbāmus exuēbātis exuēbant
future exuam exuēs exuet exuēmus exuētis exuent
perfect exuī exuistī exuit exuimus exuistis exuērunt, exuēre
pluperfect exueram exuerās exuerat exuerāmus exuerātis exuerant
future perfect exuerō exueris exuerit exuerimus exueritis exuerint
passive present exuor exueris, exuere exuitur exuimur exuiminī exuuntur
imperfect exuēbar exuēbāris, exuēbāre exuēbātur exuēbāmur exuēbāminī exuēbantur
future exuar exuēris, exuēre exuētur exuēmur exuēminī exuentur
perfect exūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect exūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect exūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exuam exuās exuat exuāmus exuātis exuant
imperfect exuerem exuerēs exueret exuerēmus exuerētis exuerent
perfect exuerim exuerīs exuerit exuerīmus exuerītis exuerint
pluperfect exuissem exuissēs exuisset exuissēmus exuissētis exuissent
passive present exuar exuāris, exuāre exuātur exuāmur exuāminī exuantur
imperfect exuerer exuerēris, exuerēre exuerētur exuerēmur exuerēminī exuerentur
perfect exūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect exūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exue exuite
future exuitō exuitō exuitōte exuuntō
passive present exuere exuiminī
future exuitor exuitor exuuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives exuere exuisse exūtūrum esse exuī exūtum esse exūtum īrī
participles exuēns exūtūrus exūtus exuendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
exuendī exuendō exuendum exuendō exūtum exūtū

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  • exuo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exuo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exuo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be quite insensible to all feelings of humanity: omnem humanitatem exuisse, abiecisse (Lig. 5. 14)
    • to undress: vestem ponere (exuere)
    • to shake off the yoke of slavery: servitutem exuere (Liv. 34. 7)
    • to disarm a person: armis (castris) exuere aliquem