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From prō- +‎ moveō (move).



prōmoveō (present infinitive prōmovēre, perfect active prōmōvī, supine prōmōtum); second conjugation

  1. I move forward, cause to advance, push onward, propel, advance.
  2. I extend, enlarge, increase.
  3. (of a joint) I put out, dislocate, displace.
  4. (figuratively) I bring to pass, effect, accomplish, progress.
  5. (figuratively) I enlarge, increase, promote, advance.
  6. (figuratively) I bring to light, reveal.
  7. (figuratively) I put off, defer, postpone.


   Conjugation of promoveo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōmoveō prōmovēs prōmovet prōmovēmus prōmovētis prōmovent
imperfect prōmovēbam prōmovēbās prōmovēbat prōmovēbāmus prōmovēbātis prōmovēbant
future prōmovēbō prōmovēbis prōmovēbit prōmovēbimus prōmovēbitis prōmovēbunt
perfect prōmōvī prōmōvistī prōmōvit prōmōvimus prōmōvistis prōmōvērunt, prōmōvēre
pluperfect prōmōveram prōmōverās prōmōverat prōmōverāmus prōmōverātis prōmōverant
future perfect prōmōverō prōmōveris prōmōverit prōmōverimus prōmōveritis prōmōverint
passive present prōmoveor prōmovēris, prōmovēre prōmovētur prōmovēmur prōmovēminī prōmoventur
imperfect prōmovēbar prōmovēbāris, prōmovēbāre prōmovēbātur prōmovēbāmur prōmovēbāminī prōmovēbantur
future prōmovēbor prōmovēberis, prōmovēbere prōmovēbitur prōmovēbimur prōmovēbiminī prōmovēbuntur
perfect prōmōtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōmōtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōmōtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōmoveam prōmoveās prōmoveat prōmoveāmus prōmoveātis prōmoveant
imperfect prōmovērem prōmovērēs prōmovēret prōmovērēmus prōmovērētis prōmovērent
perfect prōmōverim prōmōverīs prōmōverit prōmōverīmus prōmōverītis prōmōverint
pluperfect prōmōvissem prōmōvissēs prōmōvisset prōmōvissēmus prōmōvissētis prōmōvissent
passive present prōmovear prōmoveāris, prōmoveāre prōmoveātur prōmoveāmur prōmoveāminī prōmoveantur
imperfect prōmovērer prōmovērēris, prōmovērēre prōmovērētur prōmovērēmur prōmovērēminī prōmovērentur
perfect prōmōtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōmōtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōmovē prōmovēte
future prōmovētō prōmovētō prōmovētōte prōmoventō
passive present prōmovēre prōmovēminī
future prōmovētor prōmovētor prōmoventor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōmovēre prōmōvisse prōmōtūrus esse prōmovērī prōmōtus esse prōmōtum īrī
participles prōmovēns prōmōtūrus prōmōtus prōmovendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōmovēre prōmovendī prōmovendō prōmovendum prōmōtum prōmōtū

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