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Present active participle of gerō (carry, bear; wear).


gerēns m, f, n (genitive gerentis); third declension

  1. carrying, bearing; wearing


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative gerēns gerentēs gerentia
genitive gerentis gerentium
dative gerentī gerentibus
accusative gerentem gerēns gerentēs gerentia
ablative gerente, gerentī1 gerentibus
vocative gerēns gerentēs gerentia

1When used purely as an adjective.


  • gerens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gerens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gerens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • business-men: homines negotii (always in sing.) gerentes
    • good men of business: negotii bene gerentes (Quint. 19. 62)