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  1. Perfect passive participle of prōficiō.
  2. Perfect participle of proficīscor.


profectus m ‎(feminine profecta, neuter profectum); first/second declension

  1. departed, left, having departed


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative profectus profecta profectum profectī profectae profecta
genitive profectī profectae profectī profectōrum profectārum profectōrum
dative profectō profectō profectīs
accusative profectum profectam profectum profectōs profectās profecta
ablative profectō profectā profectō profectīs
vocative profecte profecta profectum profectī profectae profecta


prōfectus m ‎(genitive prōfectūs); fourth declension

  1. progress, success


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōfectus prōfectūs
genitive prōfectūs prōfectuum
dative prōfectuī prōfectibus
accusative prōfectum prōfectūs
ablative prōfectū prōfectibus
vocative prōfectus prōfectūs



  • profectus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • profectus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • disciples of Plato, Platonists: qui sunt a Platone or a Platonis disciplina; qui profecti sunt a Platone; Platonici
  • profectus” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016