prosequor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō- +‎ sequor (follow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

prōsequor (present infinitive prōsequī, perfect active prōsecūtus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. I escort, accompany.
  2. I pursue, follow.
  3. I describe in detail.
  4. (figuratively) I attend, wait on, allow, accommodate

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of prosequor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōsequor prōsequeris, prōsequere prōsequitur prōsequimur prōsequiminī prōsequuntur
imperfect prōsequēbar prōsequēbāris, prōsequēbāre prōsequēbātur prōsequēbāmur prōsequēbāminī prōsequēbantur
future prōsequar prōsequēris, prōsequēre prōsequētur prōsequēmur prōsequēminī prōsequentur
perfect prōsecūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōsecūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōsecūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōsequar prōsequāris, prōsequāre prōsequātur prōsequāmur prōsequāminī prōsequantur
imperfect prōsequerer prōsequerēris, prōsequerēre prōsequerētur prōsequerēmur prōsequerēminī prōsequerentur
perfect prōsecūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōsecūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōsequere prōsequiminī
future prōsequitor prōsequitor prōsequuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōsequī prōsecūtus esse prōsecūtūrus esse
participles prōsequēns prōsecūtus prōsecūtūrus prōsequendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōsequī prōsequendī prōsequendō prōsequendum prōsecūtum prōsecūtū

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References[edit]

  • prosequor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • prosequor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • prosequor” 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 accompany any one when starting; to see a person off: aliquem proficiscentem prosequi
    • to wish any one a prosperous journey: aliquem proficiscentem votis ominibusque prosequi (vid. sect. VI. 11, note Prosequi...)
    • to attend a person's funeral: exsequias alicuius funeris prosequi
    • to perform the last offices of affection: supremis officiis aliquem prosequi (vid sect. VI. 11., note Prosequi...)
    • to show kindness to..: benevolentia aliquem complecti or prosequi
    • to wish prosperity to an undertaking: aliquid optimis ominibus prosequi (vid. sect. VI. 11., note Prosequi...)
    • to honour, show respect for, a person: aliquem honore afficere, augere, ornare, prosequi (vid. sect. VI. 11., note Prosequi...)
    • to show a thankful appreciation of a person's kindness: grata memoria aliquem prosequi
    • to think of a person with a grateful sense of his goodness: nomen alicuius grato animo prosequi
    • to feel affection for a person: amore prosequi, amplecti aliquem
    • to use insulting expressions to any one: contumeliosis vocibus prosequi aliquem (vid. sect. VI. 11, note Prosequi...)
    • to be courteous, obliging to some one: aliquem officiis suis complecti, prosequi
    • to pursue the enemy: hostes insequi, prosequi