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From in (in,at,on;into) + pōnō (place, put)


Alternative forms[edit]


impōnō (present infinitive impōnere, perfect active imposuī, supine impositum); third conjugation

  1. I place on or upon, set upon, lay upon.
  2. (figuratively) I impose upon, put upon, inflict upon.
  3. (figuratively) I establish, fix, impose (e.g. a tax).


   Conjugation of impono (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impōnō impōnis impōnit impōnimus impōnitis impōnunt
imperfect impōnēbam impōnēbās impōnēbat impōnēbāmus impōnēbātis impōnēbant
future impōnam impōnēs impōnet impōnēmus impōnētis impōnent
perfect imposuī imposuistī imposuit imposuimus imposuistis imposuērunt, imposuēre
pluperfect imposueram imposuerās imposuerat imposuerāmus imposuerātis imposuerant
future perfect imposuerō imposueris imposuerit imposuerimus imposueritis imposuerint
passive present impōnor impōneris, impōnere impōnitur impōnimur impōniminī impōnuntur
imperfect impōnēbar impōnēbāris, impōnēbāre impōnēbātur impōnēbāmur impōnēbāminī impōnēbantur
future impōnar impōnēris, impōnēre impōnētur impōnēmur impōnēminī impōnentur
perfect impositus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect impositus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect impositus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impōnam impōnās impōnat impōnāmus impōnātis impōnant
imperfect impōnerem impōnerēs impōneret impōnerēmus impōnerētis impōnerent
perfect imposuerim imposuerīs imposuerit imposuerīmus imposuerītis imposuerint
pluperfect imposuissem imposuissēs imposuisset imposuissēmus imposuissētis imposuissent
passive present impōnar impōnāris, impōnāre impōnātur impōnāmur impōnāminī impōnantur
imperfect impōnerer impōnerēris, impōnerēre impōnerētur impōnerēmur impōnerēminī impōnerentur
perfect impositus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect impositus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impōne impōnite
future impōnitō impōnitō impōnitōte impōnuntō
passive present impōnere impōniminī
future impōnitor impōnitor impōnuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives impōnere imposuisse impositūrus esse impōnī impositus esse impositum īrī
participles impōnēns impositūrus impositus impōnendus