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From ratus (fixed, established, settled), perfect passive participle of reor, + habeō (have).



ratihabeō (present infinitive ratihabēre, perfect active ratihabuī, supine ratihabitum); second conjugation

  1. I have fixed or settled; confirm, approve, sanction, ratify, settle.


  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.
   Conjugation of ratihabeo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ratihabeō ratihabēs ratihabet ratihabēmus ratihabētis ratihabent
imperfect ratihabēbam ratihabēbās ratihabēbat ratihabēbāmus ratihabēbātis ratihabēbant
future ratihabēbō ratihabēbis ratihabēbit ratihabēbimus ratihabēbitis ratihabēbunt
perfect ratihabuī ratihabuistī ratihabuit ratihabuimus ratihabuistis ratihabuērunt, ratihabuēre
pluperfect ratihabueram ratihabuerās ratihabuerat ratihabuerāmus ratihabuerātis ratihabuerant
future perfect ratihabuerō ratihabueris ratihabuerit ratihabuerimus ratihabueritis ratihabuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ratihabeam ratihabeās ratihabeat ratihabeāmus ratihabeātis ratihabeant
imperfect ratihabērem ratihabērēs ratihabēret ratihabērēmus ratihabērētis ratihabērent
perfect ratihabuerim ratihabuerīs ratihabuerit ratihabuerīmus ratihabuerītis ratihabuerint
pluperfect ratihabuissem ratihabuissēs ratihabuisset ratihabuissēmus ratihabuissētis ratihabuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ratihabē ratihabēte
future ratihabētō ratihabētō ratihabētōte ratihabentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ratihabēre ratihabuisse ratihabitūrus esse
participles ratihabēns ratihabitūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ratihabēre ratihabendī ratihabendō ratihabendum ratihabitum ratihabitū

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