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  1. first-person singular present indicative of increscere



From in- +‎ crēscō (grow).



incrēscō (present infinitive incrēscere, perfect active incrēvī, supine incrētum); third conjugation

  1. I grow in or upon
  2. I swell, or am swollen


   Conjugation of incresco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incrēscō incrēscis incrēscit incrēscimus incrēscitis incrēscunt
imperfect incrēscēbam incrēscēbās incrēscēbat incrēscēbāmus incrēscēbātis incrēscēbant
future incrēscam incrēscēs incrēscet incrēscēmus incrēscētis incrēscent
perfect incrēvī incrēvistī incrēvit incrēvimus incrēvistis incrēvērunt, incrēvēre
pluperfect incrēveram incrēverās incrēverat incrēverāmus incrēverātis incrēverant
future perfect incrēverō incrēveris incrēverit incrēverimus incrēveritis incrēverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incrēscam incrēscās incrēscat incrēscāmus incrēscātis incrēscant
imperfect incrēscerem incrēscerēs incrēsceret incrēscerēmus incrēscerētis incrēscerent
perfect incrēverim incrēverīs incrēverit incrēverīmus incrēverītis incrēverint
pluperfect incrēvissem incrēvissēs incrēvisset incrēvissēmus incrēvissētis incrēvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present incrēsce incrēscite
future incrēscitō incrēscitō incrēscitōte incrēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives incrēscere incrēvisse incrētūrus esse
participles incrēscēns incrētūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
incrēscere incrēscendī incrēscendō incrēscendum incrētum incrētū

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  • incresco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incresco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incresco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the heat is abating: calor se frangit (opp. increscit)