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  • IPA(key): /proˈdu.ko/
  • Rhymes: -uko
  • Hyphenation: pro‧dù‧co



  1. first-person singular present indicative of produrre



From prō- +‎ dūcō (lead; draw).



prōdūcō (present infinitive prōdūcere, perfect active prōdūxī, supine prōductum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. to lead or bring forth, forward or out
    Synonyms: profero, praefero, affero, expōnō, summittō, prōpōnō, edo
  2. to conduct to; bring before, present
    Synonyms: duco, deduco, ago, traduco, veho, perfero
  3. to draw or stretch out, lengthen, extend
  4. to bring to light, disclose, expose
  5. to advance, draw out
  6. to bring forth, bear, beget; bring up, rear, educate
  7. to expose for sale
  8. to place one thing [+accusative] before another [+dative]
    • 2 CE, Publius Ovidius Naso, Ars Amatoria[1], archived from the original on 2018-10-23, book 2, lines 211-2:
      Nec dubitā teretī scamnum prōdūcere lectō,
      Et tenerō soleam dēme vel adde pedī.
      And do not hesitate to put a bench in front of the smooth bed
      and take a sandal off of, or put it on, her tender foot.
  9. (grammar, of pronunciation) to lengthen, prolong
  10. (figuratively) to bring into use, make, invent devise, produce
  11. (figuratively) to raise, promote, advance
  12. (figuratively) to lead or induce someone to do something, entice
  13. (figuratively) to draw or drag out, lengthen out, prolong, protract
  14. (figuratively, of time) to pass, spend
  15. (figuratively) to plant, cultivate


   Conjugation of prōdūcō (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōdūcō prōdūcis prōdūcit prōdūcimus prōdūcitis prōdūcunt
imperfect prōdūcēbam prōdūcēbās prōdūcēbat prōdūcēbāmus prōdūcēbātis prōdūcēbant
future prōdūcam prōdūcēs prōdūcet prōdūcēmus prōdūcētis prōdūcent
perfect prōdūxī prōdūxistī prōdūxit prōdūximus prōdūxistis prōdūxērunt,
pluperfect prōdūxeram prōdūxerās prōdūxerat prōdūxerāmus prōdūxerātis prōdūxerant
future perfect prōdūxerō prōdūxeris prōdūxerit prōdūxerimus prōdūxeritis prōdūxerint
passive present prōdūcor prōdūceris,
prōdūcitur prōdūcimur prōdūciminī prōdūcuntur
imperfect prōdūcēbar prōdūcēbāris,
prōdūcēbātur prōdūcēbāmur prōdūcēbāminī prōdūcēbantur
future prōdūcar prōdūcēris,
prōdūcētur prōdūcēmur prōdūcēminī prōdūcentur
perfect prōductus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōductus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōductus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōdūcam prōdūcās prōdūcat prōdūcāmus prōdūcātis prōdūcant
imperfect prōdūcerem prōdūcerēs prōdūceret prōdūcerēmus prōdūcerētis prōdūcerent
perfect prōdūxerim prōdūxerīs prōdūxerit prōdūxerīmus prōdūxerītis prōdūxerint
pluperfect prōdūxissem prōdūxissēs prōdūxisset prōdūxissēmus prōdūxissētis prōdūxissent
passive present prōdūcar prōdūcāris,
prōdūcātur prōdūcāmur prōdūcāminī prōdūcantur
imperfect prōdūcerer prōdūcerēris,
prōdūcerētur prōdūcerēmur prōdūcerēminī prōdūcerentur
perfect prōductus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōductus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōdūc,
future prōdūcitō prōdūcitō prōdūcitōte prōdūcuntō
passive present prōdūcere prōdūciminī
future prōdūcitor prōdūcitor prōdūcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōdūcere prōdūxisse prōductūrum esse prōdūcī prōductum esse prōductum īrī
participles prōdūcēns prōductūrus prōductus prōdūcendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prōdūcendī prōdūcendō prōdūcendum prōdūcendō prōductum prōductū

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  • produco”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • produco”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • produco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to introduce a character on the stage: in scaenam producere aliquem
    • to lengthen the pronunciation of a syllable or letter: syllabam, litteram producere (opp. corripere) (Quintil. 9. 4. 89)
    • to prolong a conversation far into the night: sermonem producere in multam noctem (Rep. 6. 10. 10)
    • to produce as a witness: aliquem testem producere
    • to lead the army to the fight: exercitum educere or producere in aciem