Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



From re- +‎ fallō.



refellō (present infinitive refellere, perfect active refellī, supine refellum); third conjugation

  1. I disprove, rebut, confute, refute, challenge


   Conjugation of refello (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refellō refellis refellit refellimus refellitis refellunt
imperfect refellēbam refellēbās refellēbat refellēbāmus refellēbātis refellēbant
future refellam refellēs refellet refellēmus refellētis refellent
perfect refellī refellistī refellit refellimus refellistis refellērunt, refellēre
pluperfect refelleram refellerās refellerat refellerāmus refellerātis refellerant
future perfect refellerō refelleris refellerit refellerimus refelleritis refellerint
passive present refellor refelleris, refellere refellitur refellimur refelliminī refelluntur
imperfect refellēbar refellēbāris, refellēbāre refellēbātur refellēbāmur refellēbāminī refellēbantur
future refellar refellēris, refellēre refellētur refellēmur refellēminī refellentur
perfect refellus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect refellus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect refellus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refellam refellās refellat refellāmus refellātis refellant
imperfect refellerem refellerēs refelleret refellerēmus refellerētis refellerent
perfect refellerim refellerīs refellerit refellerīmus refellerītis refellerint
pluperfect refellissem refellissēs refellisset refellissēmus refellissētis refellissent
passive present refellar refellāris, refellāre refellātur refellāmur refellāminī refellantur
imperfect refellerer refellerēris, refellerēre refellerētur refellerēmur refellerēminī refellerentur
perfect refellus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect refellus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refelle refellite
future refellitō refellitō refellitōte refelluntō
passive present refellere refelliminī
future refellitor refellitor refelluntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives refellere refellisse refellūrus esse refellī refellus esse refellum īrī
participles refellēns refellūrus refellus refellendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
refellere refellendī refellendō refellendum refellum refellū


  • refello in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • refello in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “refello”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • refello” 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 refute arguments: argumenta refellere, confutare