Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



Frequentative verb of minor.

Alternative forms[edit]



minitor (present infinitive minitārī, perfect active minitātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I threaten


   Conjugation of minitor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present minitor minitāris, minitāre minitātur minitāmur minitāminī minitantur
imperfect minitābar minitābāris, minitābāre minitābātur minitābāmur minitābāminī minitābantur
future minitābor minitāberis, minitābere minitābitur minitābimur minitābiminī minitābuntur
perfect minitātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect minitātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect minitātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present miniter minitēris, minitēre minitētur minitēmur minitēminī minitentur
imperfect minitārer minitārēris, minitārēre minitārētur minitārēmur minitārēminī minitārentur
perfect minitātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect minitātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present minitāre minitāminī
future minitātor minitātor minitantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives minitārī, minitārier1 minitātus esse minitātūrus esse
participles minitāns minitātus minitātūrus minitandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
minitārī, minitārier1 minitandī minitandō minitandum minitātum minitātū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

Derived terms[edit]


  • minitor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • minitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “minitor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • minitor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to threaten some one with death, crucifixion, torture, war: minitari (minari) alicui mortem, crucem et tormenta, bellum
    • to threaten with fire and sword: minitari alicui igni ferroque (Phil. 13. 9. 21)