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From re- (back; again) +‎ faciō (do, make).



reficiō (present infinitive reficere, perfect active refēcī, supine refectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I make over, make anew; remake, rebuild, reconstruct, restore, renew, repair, refit.
  2. I reappoint, re-elect.
  3. (of troops) I recruit, reinforce.
  4. (of income) I get back, get in return, make again.
  5. (of the body or mind) I make strong again, reinvigorate, refresh, recruit, restore.


   Conjugation of reficio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present reficiō reficis reficit reficimus reficitis reficiunt
imperfect reficiēbam reficiēbās reficiēbat reficiēbāmus reficiēbātis reficiēbant
future reficiam reficiēs reficiet reficiēmus reficiētis reficient
perfect refēcī refēcistī refēcit refēcimus refēcistis refēcērunt, refēcēre
pluperfect refēceram refēcerās refēcerat refēcerāmus refēcerātis refēcerant
future perfect refēcerō refēceris refēcerit refēcerimus refēceritis refēcerint
passive present reficior reficeris, reficere reficitur reficimur reficiminī reficiuntur
imperfect reficiēbar reficiēbāris, reficiēbāre reficiēbātur reficiēbāmur reficiēbāminī reficiēbantur
future reficiar reficiēris, reficiēre reficiētur reficiēmur reficiēminī reficientur
perfect refectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect refectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect refectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present reficiam reficiās reficiat reficiāmus reficiātis reficiant
imperfect reficerem reficerēs reficeret reficerēmus reficerētis reficerent
perfect refēcerim refēcerīs refēcerit refēcerīmus refēcerītis refēcerint
pluperfect refēcissem refēcissēs refēcisset refēcissēmus refēcissētis refēcissent
passive present reficiar reficiāris, reficiāre reficiātur reficiāmur reficiāminī reficiantur
imperfect reficerer reficerēris, reficerēre reficerētur reficerēmur reficerēminī reficerentur
perfect refectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect refectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refice reficite
future reficitō reficitō reficitōte reficiuntō
passive present reficere reficiminī
future reficitor reficitor reficiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives reficere refēcisse refectūrus esse reficī refectus esse refectum īrī
participles reficiēns refectūrus refectus reficiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
reficere reficiendī reficiendō reficiendum refectum refectū

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  • reficio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • reficio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • reficio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to recruit oneself, seek relaxation: animum relaxare, reficere, recreare or simply se reficere, se recreare, refici, recreari (ex aliqua re)
    • to repair a boat: navem reficere
  • Bruno Meinecke, Ph.D. (1960) Third Year Latin. (Allyn and Bacon, Inc.)