floreo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flōs (flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flōreō (present infinitive flōrēre, perfect active flōruī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. I bloom, blossom, flower
  2. I flourish; I prosper
  3. I abound with; I am filled with
  4. I am colorful, bright
  5. (of wine) I froth

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of floreo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flōreō flōrēs flōret flōrēmus flōrētis flōrent
imperfect flōrēbam flōrēbās flōrēbat flōrēbāmus flōrēbātis flōrēbant
future flōrēbō flōrēbis flōrēbit flōrēbimus flōrēbitis flōrēbunt
perfect flōruī flōruistī flōruit flōruimus flōruistis flōruērunt, flōruēre
pluperfect flōrueram flōruerās flōruerat flōruerāmus flōruerātis flōruerant
future perfect flōruerō flōrueris flōruerit flōruerimus flōrueritis flōruerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flōream flōreās flōreat flōreāmus flōreātis flōreant
imperfect flōrērem flōrērēs flōrēret flōrērēmus flōrērētis flōrērent
perfect flōruerim flōruerīs flōruerit flōruerīmus flōruerītis flōruerint
pluperfect flōruissem flōruissēs flōruisset flōruissēmus flōruissētis flōruissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flōrē flōrēte
future flōrētō flōrētō flōrētōte flōrentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives flōrēre flōruisse
participles flōrēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
flōrēre flōrendī flōrendō flōrendum

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flōreō

  1. dative masculine singular of floreus
  2. ablative masculine singular of floreus
  3. dative neuter singular of floreus
  4. ablative neuter singular of floreus

References[edit]

  • floreo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • floreo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • floreo” 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 in the prime of life: aetate florere, vigere
    • to be very rich; to be in a position of affluence: opibus maxime florere
    • to be highly favoured by; to be influential with..: florere gratia alicuius
    • to possess great authority; to be an influential person: auctoritate valere or florere
    • to be very famous, illustrious: gloria, laude florere
    • to have reached the highest pinnacle of eminence: summa gloria florere
    • learning, scientific knowledge is flourishing: artium studia or artes vigent (not florent)
    • to be distinguished as a poet: poetica laude florere
    • to be very eloquent: dicendi arte florere
    • to be a distinguished orator: eloquentiae laude florere
    • to be of noble family: generis antiquitate florere
    • to have great influence: opibus, gratia, auctoritate valere, florere
    • (ambiguous) flowers of rhetoric; embellishments of style: lumina, flores dicendi (De Or. 3. 25. 96)
    • (ambiguous) a glorious expanse of flowers: laetissimi flores (Verr. 4. 48. 107)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

floreo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of florear.