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From praeter +‎ .



praetereō (present infinitive praeterīre, perfect active praeteriī, supine praeteritum); irregular conjugation

  1. I pass by or go by
  2. I disregard, neglect, omit or miss
  3. I surpass or excel


   Conjugation of praetereo (irregular)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praetereō praeterīs praeterit praeterīmus praeterītis praetereunt
imperfect praeterībam praeterībās praeterībat praeterībāmus praeterībātis praeterībant
future praeterībō praeterībis praeterībit praeterībimus praeterībitis praeterībunt
perfect praeteriī, praeterīvī praeterīstī, praeterīvistī praeteriit, praeterīvit praeteriimus praeterīstis praeteriērunt, praeteriēre
pluperfect praeterieram praeterierās praeterierat praeterierāmus praeterierātis praeterierant
future perfect praeterierō praeterieris praeterierit praeterierimus praeterieritis praeterierint
passive present praetereor praeterīris, praeterīre praeterītur praeterīmur praeterīminī praetereuntur
imperfect praeterībar praeterībāris, praeterībāre praeterībātur praeterībāmur praeterībāminī praeterībantur
future praeterībor praeterīberis, praeterībere praeterībitur praeterībimur praeterībiminī praeterībuntur
perfect praeteritus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect praeteritus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect praeteritus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeteream praetereās praetereat praetereāmus praetereātis praetereant
imperfect praeterīrem praeterīrēs praeterīret praeterīrēmus praeterīrētis praeterīrent
perfect praeterierim praeterierīs praeterierit praeterierīmus praeterierītis praeterierint
pluperfect praeterīssem praeterīssēs praeterīsset praeterīssēmus praeterīssētis praeterīssent
passive present praeterear praetereāris, praetereāre praetereātur praetereāmur praetereāminī praetereantur
imperfect praeterīrer praeterīrēris, praeterīrēre praeterīrētur praeterīrēmur praeterīrēminī praeterīrentur
perfect praeteritus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect praeteritus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeterī praeterīte
future praeterītō praeterītō praeterītōte praetereuntō
passive present praeterīre praeterīminī
future praeterītor praeterītor praetereuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praeterīre praeterīsse praeteritūrus esse praeterīrī praeteritus esse praeteritum īrī
participles praeteriēns praeteritūrus praeteritus praetereundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praeterīre praetereundī praetereundō praetereundum praeteritum praeteritū



  • praetereo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praetereo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praetereo 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.
    • time passes: tempus praeterit, transit
    • in the past year: praeterito anno (not praeterlapso)
    • I am not unaware: me non fugit, praeterit
    • to pass over in silence: silentio praeterire (not praetermittere) aliquid
  • praetereo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016