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prō- +‎ gradior (step, walk)



prōgredior (present infinitive prōgredī, perfect active prōgressus sum); third conjugation iō-variant, deponent

  1. I come, go, or march forth, forward or on; advance, proceed.
  2. (figuratively) I make progress, advance, develop, proceed, go on; advance in age, get older.


   Conjugation of progredior (third conjugation -variant, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōgredior prōgrederis, prōgredere prōgreditur prōgredimur prōgrediminī prōgrediuntur
imperfect prōgrediēbar prōgrediēbāris, prōgrediēbāre prōgrediēbātur prōgrediēbāmur prōgrediēbāminī prōgrediēbantur
future prōgrediar prōgrediēris, prōgrediēre prōgrediētur prōgrediēmur prōgrediēminī prōgredientur
perfect prōgressus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōgressus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōgressus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōgrediar prōgrediāris, prōgrediāre prōgrediātur prōgrediāmur prōgrediāminī prōgrediantur
imperfect prōgrederer prōgrederēris, prōgrederēre prōgrederētur prōgrederēmur prōgrederēminī prōgrederentur
perfect prōgressus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōgressus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōgredere prōgrediminī
future prōgreditor prōgreditor prōgrediuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōgredī prōgressus esse prōgressūrus esse
participles prōgrediēns prōgressus prōgressūrus prōgrediendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōgredī prōgrediendī prōgrediendō prōgrediendum prōgressum prōgressū

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  • progredior in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • progredior in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • progredior” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to march further forward: longius progredi, procedere
    • to make progress in a subject: in aliqua re progressus facere, proficere, progredi
    • to proceed, carry on a discussion logically: ratione et via, via et ratione progredi, disputare (Or. 33. 116)
    • to pass the limit: ultra modum progredi
    • to pass on: ad reliqua pergamus, progrediamur
  • progredior in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016