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From prae- +‎ texō.



praetexō (present infinitive praetexere, perfect active praetexuī, supine praetextum); third conjugation

  1. I fringe, edge, border (weaving)
  2. I place before or in front
  3. I adorn
  4. I pretend


   Conjugation of praetexo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praetexō praetexis praetexit praeteximus praetexitis praetexunt
imperfect praetexēbam praetexēbās praetexēbat praetexēbāmus praetexēbātis praetexēbant
future praetexam praetexēs praetexet praetexēmus praetexētis praetexent
perfect praetexuī praetexuistī praetexuit praetexuimus praetexuistis praetexuērunt, praetexuēre
pluperfect praetexueram praetexuerās praetexuerat praetexuerāmus praetexuerātis praetexuerant
future perfect praetexuerō praetexueris praetexuerit praetexuerimus praetexueritis praetexuerint
passive present praetexor praetexeris, praetexere praetexitur praeteximur praeteximinī praetexuntur
imperfect praetexēbar praetexēbāris, praetexēbāre praetexēbātur praetexēbāmur praetexēbāminī praetexēbantur
future praetexar praetexēris, praetexēre praetexētur praetexēmur praetexēminī praetexentur
perfect praetextus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect praetextus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect praetextus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praetexam praetexās praetexat praetexāmus praetexātis praetexant
imperfect praetexerem praetexerēs praetexeret praetexerēmus praetexerētis praetexerent
perfect praetexuerim praetexuerīs praetexuerit praetexuerīmus praetexuerītis praetexuerint
pluperfect praetexuissem praetexuissēs praetexuisset praetexuissēmus praetexuissētis praetexuissent
passive present praetexar praetexāris, praetexāre praetexātur praetexāmur praetexāminī praetexantur
imperfect praetexerer praetexerēris, praetexerēre praetexerētur praetexerēmur praetexerēminī praetexerentur
perfect praetextus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect praetextus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praetexe praetexite
future praetexitō praetexitō praetexitōte praetexuntō
passive present praetexere praeteximinī
future praetexitor praetexitor praetexuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praetexere praetexuisse praetextūrus esse praetexī praetextus esse praetextum īrī
participles praetexēns praetextūrus praetextus praetexendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praetexere praetexendī praetexendō praetexendum praetextum praetextū