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Etymology 1[edit]

Perfect passive participle of parō (I prepare).


parātus m (feminine parāta, neuter parātum); first/second declension

  1. prepared, arranged, having been prepared or arranged
  2. provided, furnished, having been provided or furnished
  3. resolved, purposed, having been resolved or purposed

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative parātus parāta parātum parātī parātae parāta
genitive parātī parātae parātī parātōrum parātārum parātōrum
dative parātō parātō parātīs
accusative parātum parātam parātum parātōs parātās parāta
ablative parātō parātā parātō parātīs
vocative parāte parāta parātum parātī parātae parāta

comparative: parātior, superlative: parātissimus.


Etymology 2[edit]

From parō.


parātus m (genitive parātūs); fourth declension

  1. preparation, provision

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative parātus parātūs
genitive parātūs parātuum
dative parātuī parātibus
accusative parātum parātūs
ablative parātū parātibus
vocative parātus parātūs


  • paratus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paratus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “paratus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • paratus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be resigned to a thing: (animo) paratum esse ad aliquid
    • (ambiguous) to be ready to endure anything: omnia perpeti paratum esse