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prō- +‎ stō



prōstō (present infinitive prōstāre, perfect active prōstitī, supine prōstitum); first conjugation

  1. I stand forth, stand out, project
  2. I offer for sale
  3. I prostitute (oneself)


   Conjugation of prosto (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstō prōstās prōstat prōstāmus prōstātis prōstant
imperfect prōstābam prōstābās prōstābat prōstābāmus prōstābātis prōstābant
future prōstābō prōstābis prōstābit prōstābimus prōstābitis prōstābunt
perfect prōstitī prōstitistī prōstitit prōstitimus prōstitistis prōstitērunt, prōstitēre
pluperfect prōstiteram prōstiterās prōstiterat prōstiterāmus prōstiterātis prōstiterant
future perfect prōstiterō prōstiteris prōstiterit prōstiterimus prōstiteritis prōstiterint
passive present prōstor prōstāris, prōstāre prōstātur prōstāmur prōstāminī prōstantur
imperfect prōstābar prōstābāris, prōstābāre prōstābātur prōstābāmur prōstābāminī prōstābantur
future prōstābor prōstāberis, prōstābere prōstābitur prōstābimur prōstābiminī prōstābuntur
perfect prōstitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōstitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōstitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstem prōstēs prōstet prōstēmus prōstētis prōstent
imperfect prōstārem prōstārēs prōstāret prōstārēmus prōstārētis prōstārent
perfect prōstiterim prōstiterīs prōstiterit prōstiterīmus prōstiterītis prōstiterint
pluperfect prōstitissem prōstitissēs prōstitisset prōstitissēmus prōstitissētis prōstitissent
passive present prōster prōstēris, prōstēre prōstētur prōstēmur prōstēminī prōstentur
imperfect prōstārer prōstārēris, prōstārēre prōstārētur prōstārēmur prōstārēminī prōstārentur
perfect prōstitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōstitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōstā prōstāte
future prōstātō prōstātō prōstātōte prōstantō
passive present prōstāre prōstāminī
future prōstātor prōstātor prōstantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōstāre prōstitisse prōstitūrus esse prōstārī prōstitus esse prōstitum īrī
participles prōstāns prōstitūrus prōstitus prōstandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōstāre prōstandī prōstandō prōstandum prōstitum prōstitū

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prosto (not comparable)

  1. straight
  2. direct, directly


prosto (comparative prościej, superlative najprościej)

  1. simply

Further reading[edit]

  • prosto in Polish dictionaries at PWN



  • IPA(key): /prôsto/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧sto


prȍsto (Cyrillic spelling про̏сто)

  1. rudely, uncivilly, grossly
  2. vulgarly, shamelessly, indecently
  3. just about, simply, just