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See also: incitó and incitò




  1. first-person singular present indicative form of incitar




  1. first-person singular present indicative of incitare




From in- (in, at, on) +‎ citō (set in rapid motion; encourage, incite).



incitō (present infinitive incitāre, perfect active incitāvī, supine incitātum); first conjugation

  1. I set in rapid motion, hasten, urge forwards, speed up, accelerate, quicken.
  2. I cause to grow larger; augment, increase; enhance; intensify.
  3. (figuratively) I incite, encourage, stimulate, rouse, evoke, excite, spur on; inspire.


   Conjugation of incitō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incitō incitās incitat incitāmus incitātis incitant
imperfect incitābam incitābās incitābat incitābāmus incitābātis incitābant
future incitābō incitābis incitābit incitābimus incitābitis incitābunt
perfect incitāvī incitāvistī, incitāstī1 incitāvit incitāvimus incitāvistis, incitāstis1 incitāvērunt, incitāvēre
pluperfect incitāveram incitāverās incitāverat incitāverāmus incitāverātis incitāverant
future perfect incitāverō incitāveris incitāverit incitāverimus incitāveritis incitāverint
passive present incitor incitāris, incitāre incitātur incitāmur incitāminī incitantur
imperfect incitābar incitābāris, incitābāre incitābātur incitābāmur incitābāminī incitābantur
future incitābor incitāberis, incitābere incitābitur incitābimur incitābiminī incitābuntur
perfect incitātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect incitātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect incitātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incitem incitēs incitet incitēmus incitētis incitent
imperfect incitārem incitārēs incitāret incitārēmus incitārētis incitārent
perfect incitāverim incitāverīs incitāverit incitāverīmus incitāverītis incitāverint
pluperfect incitāvissem, incitāssem1 incitāvissēs, incitāssēs1 incitāvisset, incitāsset1 incitāvissēmus, incitāssēmus1 incitāvissētis, incitāssētis1 incitāvissent, incitāssent1
passive present inciter incitēris, incitēre incitētur incitēmur incitēminī incitentur
imperfect incitārer incitārēris, incitārēre incitārētur incitārēmur incitārēminī incitārentur
perfect incitātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect incitātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incitā incitāte
future incitātō incitātō incitātōte incitantō
passive present incitāre incitāminī
future incitātor incitātor incitantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives incitāre incitāvisse, incitāsse1 incitātūrum esse incitārī incitātum esse incitātum īrī
participles incitāns incitātūrus incitātus incitandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
incitandī incitandō incitandum incitandō incitātum incitātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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  • incito in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incito in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incito in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the tide is coming in: aestus ex alto se incitat (B. G. 3.12)
    • to rouse a person's interest, cupidity: aliquem ad cupiditatem incitare
    • to row hard: navem remis concitare, incitare




  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of incitar




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