profiteor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō- +‎ fateor (acknowledge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

prŏfiteor (present infinitive prŏfitērī, perfect active prŏfessus sum); second conjugation, deponent

  1. I declare publicly, own (up to) or confess openly, acknowledge, avow, profess.
  2. I offer freely, promise.
  3. I profess, claim; I declare myself (as), practice (as).
  4. I make a show of, show, display.
  5. I make a public statement or a return of.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of prŏfiteor (second conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prŏfiteor prŏfitēris, prŏfitēre prŏfitētur prŏfitēmur prŏfitēminī prŏfitentur
imperfect prŏfitēbar prŏfitēbāris, prŏfitēbāre prŏfitēbātur prŏfitēbāmur prŏfitēbāminī prŏfitēbantur
future prŏfitēbor prŏfitēberis, prŏfitēbere prŏfitēbitur prŏfitēbimur prŏfitēbiminī prŏfitēbuntur
perfect prŏfessus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prŏfessus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prŏfessus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prŏfitear prŏfiteāris, prŏfiteāre prŏfiteātur prŏfiteāmur prŏfiteāminī prŏfiteantur
imperfect prŏfitērer prŏfitērēris, prŏfitērēre prŏfitērētur prŏfitērēmur prŏfitērēminī prŏfitērentur
perfect prŏfessus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prŏfessus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prŏfitēre prŏfitēminī
future prŏfitētor prŏfitētor prŏfitentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prŏfitērī prŏfessum esse prŏfessūrum esse
participles prŏfitēns prŏfessus prŏfessūrus prŏfitendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prŏfitendī prŏfitendō prŏfitendum prŏfitendō prŏfessum prŏfessū

Old forms are:

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References[edit]

  • profiteor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • profiteor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • profiteor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to speak the truth, admit the truth: verum dicere, profiteri
    • to be a philosopher, physician by profession: philosophiam, medicinam profiteri
    • to be a philosopher, physician by profession: se philosophum, medicum (esse) profiteri
    • men of that profession: qui ista profitentur
    • to be a follower, disciple of some one: disciplinam alicuius profiteri
    • to profess an art: artem profiteri
    • to become a candidate: nomen profiteri or simply profiteri
    • to enlist oneself: nomen (nomina) dare, profiteri
  • profiteor in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016