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From prō- +‎ scrībō (write)



prōscrībō (present infinitive prōscrībere, perfect active prōscrīpsī, supine prōscrīptum); third conjugation

  1. I advertise, proclaim
  2. I publish
  3. I proscribe, ban.
  4. I outlaw, banish.


   Conjugation of proscribo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōscrībō prōscrībis prōscrībit prōscrībimus prōscrībitis prōscrībunt
imperfect prōscrībēbam prōscrībēbās prōscrībēbat prōscrībēbāmus prōscrībēbātis prōscrībēbant
future prōscrībam prōscrībēs prōscrībet prōscrībēmus prōscrībētis prōscrībent
perfect prōscrīpsī prōscrīpsistī prōscrīpsit prōscrīpsimus prōscrīpsistis prōscrīpsērunt, prōscrīpsēre
pluperfect prōscrīpseram prōscrīpserās prōscrīpserat prōscrīpserāmus prōscrīpserātis prōscrīpserant
future perfect prōscrīpserō prōscrīpseris prōscrīpserit prōscrīpserimus prōscrīpseritis prōscrīpserint
passive present prōscrībor prōscrīberis, prōscrībere prōscrībitur prōscrībimur prōscrībiminī prōscrībuntur
imperfect prōscrībēbar prōscrībēbāris, prōscrībēbāre prōscrībēbātur prōscrībēbāmur prōscrībēbāminī prōscrībēbantur
future prōscrībar prōscrībēris, prōscrībēre prōscrībētur prōscrībēmur prōscrībēminī prōscrībentur
perfect prōscrīptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōscrīptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōscrīptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōscrībam prōscrībās prōscrībat prōscrībāmus prōscrībātis prōscrībant
imperfect prōscrīberem prōscrīberēs prōscrīberet prōscrīberēmus prōscrīberētis prōscrīberent
perfect prōscrīpserim prōscrīpserīs prōscrīpserit prōscrīpserīmus prōscrīpserītis prōscrīpserint
pluperfect prōscrīpsissem prōscrīpsissēs prōscrīpsisset prōscrīpsissēmus prōscrīpsissētis prōscrīpsissent
passive present prōscrībar prōscrībāris, prōscrībāre prōscrībātur prōscrībāmur prōscrībāminī prōscrībantur
imperfect prōscrīberer prōscrīberēris, prōscrīberēre prōscrīberētur prōscrīberēmur prōscrīberēminī prōscrīberentur
perfect prōscrīptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōscrīptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōscrībe prōscrībite
future prōscrībitō prōscrībitō prōscrībitōte prōscrībuntō
passive present prōscrībere prōscrībiminī
future prōscrībitor prōscrībitor prōscrībuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōscrībere prōscrīpsisse prōscrīptūrus esse prōscrībī prōscrīptus esse prōscrīptum īrī
participles prōscrībēns prōscrīptūrus prōscrīptus prōscrībendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōscrībere prōscrībendī prōscrībendō prōscrībendum prōscrīptum prōscrīptū

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  • proscribo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • proscribo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • proscribo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to proscribe a person, declare him an outlaw: proscribere aliquem or alicuius possessiones
  • proscribo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of proscribir.