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obterō (present infinitive obterere, perfect active obtrīvī, supine obtrītum); third conjugation

  1. I bruise, crush or break to pieces
  2. I degrade, disgrace, contemn, disparage, ravage, destroy


   Conjugation of obtero (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obterō obteris obterit obterimus obteritis obterunt
imperfect obterēbam obterēbās obterēbat obterēbāmus obterēbātis obterēbant
future obteram obterēs obteret obterēmus obterētis obterent
perfect obtrīvī obtrīvistī obtrīvit obtrīvimus obtrīvistis obtrīvērunt, obtrīvēre
pluperfect obtrīveram obtrīverās obtrīverat obtrīverāmus obtrīverātis obtrīverant
future perfect obtrīverō obtrīveris obtrīverit obtrīverimus obtrīveritis obtrīverint
passive present obteror obtereris, obterere obteritur obterimur obteriminī obteruntur
imperfect obterēbar obterēbāris, obterēbāre obterēbātur obterēbāmur obterēbāminī obterēbantur
future obterar obterēris, obterēre obterētur obterēmur obterēminī obterentur
perfect obtrītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect obtrītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect obtrītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obteram obterās obterat obterāmus obterātis obterant
imperfect obtererem obtererēs obtereret obtererēmus obtererētis obtererent
perfect obtrīverim obtrīverīs obtrīverit obtrīverīmus obtrīverītis obtrīverint
pluperfect obtrīvissem obtrīvissēs obtrīvisset obtrīvissēmus obtrīvissētis obtrīvissent
passive present obterar obterāris, obterāre obterātur obterāmur obterāminī obterantur
imperfect obtererer obtererēris, obtererēre obtererētur obtererēmur obtererēminī obtererentur
perfect obtrītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect obtrītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtere obterite
future obteritō obteritō obteritōte obteruntō
passive present obterere obteriminī
future obteritor obteritor obteruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives obterere obtrīvisse obtrītūrus esse obterī obtrītus esse obtrītum īrī
participles obterēns obtrītūrus obtrītus obterendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
obterere obterendī obterendō obterendum obtrītum obtrītū


  • obtero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obtero in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • obtero in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to trample under foot: pedibus obterere, conculcare