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  1. conditional of mandati



Perfect passive participle of mandō (hand over, deliver).


mandātus m (feminine mandāta, neuter mandātum); first/second declension

  1. put in hand, delivered over, having been handed over.
  2. committed, consigned, having been consigned.
  3. confided, having been confided.
  4. commissioned, having been commissioned.
  5. written, having been put in writing.
  6. ordered, commanded, having been commanded.
  7. entrusted, having been entrusted.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mandātus mandāta mandātum mandātī mandātae mandāta
Genitive mandātī mandātae mandātī mandātōrum mandātārum mandātōrum
Dative mandātō mandātō mandātīs
Accusative mandātum mandātam mandātum mandātōs mandātās mandāta
Ablative mandātō mandātā mandātō mandātīs
Vocative mandāte mandāta mandātum mandātī mandātae mandāta


  • mandatus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mandatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mandatus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to entrust a matter to a person; to commission: mandatum, negotium alicui dare
    • (ambiguous) to execute a commission: mandatum exsequi, persequi, conficere