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multo ‎(accusative singular multon, plural multoj, accusative plural multojn)

  1. a sizeable quantity or number

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From Italian molto.



  1. very

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  1. first-person singular present indicative of multare



Etymology 1[edit]

From multa ‎(penalty, fine) +‎ .


multō ‎(present infinitive multāre, perfect active multāvī, supine multātum); first conjugation

  1. (law) I punish; I sentence; I fine.
   Conjugation of multo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present multō multās multat multāmus multātis multant
imperfect multābam multābās multābat multābāmus multābātis multābant
future multābō multābis multābit multābimus multābitis multābunt
perfect multāvī multāvistī multāvit multāvimus multāvistis multāvērunt, multāvēre
pluperfect multāveram multāverās multāverat multāverāmus multāverātis multāverant
future perfect multāverō multāveris multāverit multāverimus multāveritis multāverint
passive present multor multāris, multāre multātur multāmur multāminī multantur
imperfect multābar multābāris, multābāre multābātur multābāmur multābāminī multābantur
future multābor multāberis, multābere multābitur multābimur multābiminī multābuntur
perfect multātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect multātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect multātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present multem multēs multet multēmus multētis multent
imperfect multārem multārēs multāret multārēmus multārētis multārent
perfect multāverim multāverīs multāverit multāverīmus multāverītis multāverint
pluperfect multāvissem multāvissēs multāvisset multāvissēmus multāvissētis multāvissent
passive present multer multēris, multēre multētur multēmur multēminī multentur
imperfect multārer multārēris, multārēre multārētur multārēmur multārēminī multārentur
perfect multātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect multātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present multā multāte
future multātō multātō multātōte multantō
passive present multāre multāminī
future multātor multātor multantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives multāre multāvisse multātūrus esse multārī multātus esse multātum īrī
participles multāns multātūrus multātus multandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
multāre multandī multandō multandum multātum multātū
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Etymology 2[edit]

From multus ‎(much).


multō (not comparable)

  1. by much, by far
  2. a great deal, a lot of



  1. dative masculine singular of multus
  2. dative neuter singular of multus
  3. ablative masculine singular of multus
  4. ablative neuter singular of multus


  • multo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • multo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • MULTO in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • multo in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to punish by banishment: aliquem exsilio afficere, multare
    • to condemn some one to a fine: pecunia multare aliquem
    • to punish any one with death: morte multare aliquem (Catil. 1. 11. 28)
    • (ambiguous) our generation has seen many victories: nostra aetas multas victorias vidit
    • (ambiguous) to foresee the far distant future: futura or casus futuros (multo ante) prospicere
    • (ambiguous) the day is already far advanced: multus dies or multa lux est
    • (ambiguous) late at night: multa de nocte
    • (ambiguous) he has had many painful experiences: multa acerba expertus est
    • (ambiguous) to be well-informed, erudite: multa cognita, percepta habere, multa didicisse
    • (ambiguous) to collect, accumulate instances: multa exempla in unum (locum) colligere
    • (ambiguous) to go deeply into a matter, discuss it fully: multa verba facere
    • (ambiguous) he has made several mistakes: saepe (crebro, multa) peccavit, erravit, lapsus est
    • (ambiguous) to make extracts from Cicero's writings: aliquid, multa ex Ciceronis libris excerpere (not excerpere librum)
    • (ambiguous) we are united by many mutual obligations: multa et magna inter nos officia intercedunt (Fam. 13. 65)
    • (ambiguous) to obtain many (few) votes in a century or tribe: multa (pauca) puncta in centuria (tribu) aliqua ferre
    • (ambiguous) the victory cost much blood and many wounds, was very dearly bought: victoria multo sanguine ac vulneribus stetit (Liv. 23. 30)
    • (ambiguous) in short; to be brief: ne multa, quid plura? sed quid opus est plura?




  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of multar




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




  1. ghost
  2. specter
  3. spirit of a deceased person