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Derived from iūs (law, right) + dicō (I indicate, point out). Compare iūdex (judge).



iūdicō (present infinitive iūdicāre, perfect active iūdicāvī, supine iūdicātum); first conjugation

  1. (law) I examine judicially, judge, pass judgement, decide; condemn.
  2. (in general) I judge; proclaim; determine, conclude; adjudge.


   Conjugation of iūdicō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present iūdicō iūdicās iūdicat iūdicāmus iūdicātis iūdicant
imperfect iūdicābam iūdicābās iūdicābat iūdicābāmus iūdicābātis iūdicābant
future iūdicābō iūdicābis iūdicābit iūdicābimus iūdicābitis iūdicābunt
perfect iūdicāvī iūdicāvistī iūdicāvit iūdicāvimus iūdicāvistis iūdicāvērunt, iūdicāvēre
pluperfect iūdicāveram iūdicāverās iūdicāverat iūdicāverāmus iūdicāverātis iūdicāverant
future perfect iūdicāverō iūdicāveris iūdicāverit iūdicāverimus iūdicāveritis iūdicāverint
passive present iūdicor iūdicāris, iūdicāre iūdicātur iūdicāmur iūdicāminī iūdicantur
imperfect iūdicābar iūdicābāris, iūdicābāre iūdicābātur iūdicābāmur iūdicābāminī iūdicābantur
future iūdicābor iūdicāberis, iūdicābere iūdicābitur iūdicābimur iūdicābiminī iūdicābuntur
perfect iūdicātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect iūdicātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect iūdicātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present iūdicem iūdicēs iūdicet iūdicēmus iūdicētis iūdicent
imperfect iūdicārem iūdicārēs iūdicāret iūdicārēmus iūdicārētis iūdicārent
perfect iūdicāverim iūdicāverīs iūdicāverit iūdicāverīmus iūdicāverītis iūdicāverint
pluperfect iūdicāvissem iūdicāvissēs iūdicāvisset iūdicāvissēmus iūdicāvissētis iūdicāvissent
passive present iūdicer iūdicēris, iūdicēre iūdicētur iūdicēmur iūdicēminī iūdicentur
imperfect iūdicārer iūdicārēris, iūdicārēre iūdicārētur iūdicārēmur iūdicārēminī iūdicārentur
perfect iūdicātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect iūdicātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present iūdicā iūdicāte
future iūdicātō iūdicātō iūdicātōte iūdicantō
passive present iūdicāre iūdicāminī
future iūdicātor iūdicātor iūdicantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives iūdicāre iūdicāvisse iūdicātūrum esse iūdicārī iūdicātum esse iūdicātum īrī
participles iūdicāns iūdicātūrus iūdicātus iūdicandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
iūdicandī iūdicandō iūdicandum iūdicandō iūdicātum iūdicātū

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  • iudico in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • iudico in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to measure something by the standard of something else; to make something one's criterion: metiri, ponderare, aestimare, iudicare aliquid (ex) aliqua re
    • to judge some one equitably: aequum iudicem se alicui praebere
    • to conduct a person's case (said of an agent, solicitor): causam alicuius agere (apud iudicem)
    • to decide on the conduct of the case: iudicare causam (de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to challenge, reject jurymen: iudices reicere (Verr. 3. 11. 28)