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From prostitui (to prostitute) +‎ -o.


prostituo (uncountable, accusative prostituon)

  1. prostitution
    Synonyms: prostituado



From prō- +‎ statuō (set up, erect).



prōstituō (present infinitive prōstituere, perfect active prōstituī, supine prōstitutum); third conjugation

  1. I set up in public
  2. I prostitute
  3. I dishonor


   Conjugation of prostituo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstituō prōstituis prōstituit prōstituimus prōstituitis prōstituunt
imperfect prōstituēbam prōstituēbās prōstituēbat prōstituēbāmus prōstituēbātis prōstituēbant
future prōstituam prōstituēs prōstituet prōstituēmus prōstituētis prōstituent
perfect prōstituī prōstituistī prōstituit prōstituimus prōstituistis prōstituērunt, prōstituēre
pluperfect prōstitueram prōstituerās prōstituerat prōstituerāmus prōstituerātis prōstituerant
future perfect prōstituerō prōstitueris prōstituerit prōstituerimus prōstitueritis prōstituerint
passive present prōstituor prōstitueris, prōstituere prōstituitur prōstituimur prōstituiminī prōstituuntur
imperfect prōstituēbar prōstituēbāris, prōstituēbāre prōstituēbātur prōstituēbāmur prōstituēbāminī prōstituēbantur
future prōstituar prōstituēris, prōstituēre prōstituētur prōstituēmur prōstituēminī prōstituentur
perfect prōstitutus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōstitutus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōstitutus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstituam prōstituās prōstituat prōstituāmus prōstituātis prōstituant
imperfect prōstituerem prōstituerēs prōstitueret prōstituerēmus prōstituerētis prōstituerent
perfect prōstituerim prōstituerīs prōstituerit prōstituerīmus prōstituerītis prōstituerint
pluperfect prōstituissem prōstituissēs prōstituisset prōstituissēmus prōstituissētis prōstituissent
passive present prōstituar prōstituāris, prōstituāre prōstituātur prōstituāmur prōstituāminī prōstituantur
imperfect prōstituerer prōstituerēris, prōstituerēre prōstituerētur prōstituerēmur prōstituerēminī prōstituerentur
perfect prōstitutus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōstitutus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstitue prōstituite
future prōstituitō prōstituitō prōstituitōte prōstituuntō
passive present prōstituere prōstituiminī
future prōstituitor prōstituitor prōstituuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōstituere prōstituisse prōstitutūrus esse prōstituī prōstitutus esse prōstitutum īrī
participles prōstituēns prōstitutūrus prōstitutus prōstituendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōstituere prōstituendī prōstituendō prōstituendum prōstitutum prōstitutū


  • prostituo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • prostituo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • prostituo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette




  1. first-person singular present indicative of prostituir