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From re- +‎ foveō (keep warm; nurture; support).



refoveō (present infinitive refovēre, perfect active refōvī, supine refōtum); second conjugation

  1. I warm again.
  2. I restore, revive, refresh.


   Conjugation of refoveo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refoveō refovēs refovet refovēmus refovētis refovent
imperfect refovēbam refovēbās refovēbat refovēbāmus refovēbātis refovēbant
future refovēbō refovēbis refovēbit refovēbimus refovēbitis refovēbunt
perfect refōvī refōvistī refōvit refōvimus refōvistis refōvērunt, refōvēre
pluperfect refōveram refōverās refōverat refōverāmus refōverātis refōverant
future perfect refōverō refōveris refōverit refōverimus refōveritis refōverint
passive present refoveor refovēris, refovēre refovētur refovēmur refovēminī refoventur
imperfect refovēbar refovēbāris, refovēbāre refovēbātur refovēbāmur refovēbāminī refovēbantur
future refovēbor refovēberis, refovēbere refovēbitur refovēbimur refovēbiminī refovēbuntur
perfect refōtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect refōtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect refōtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refoveam refoveās refoveat refoveāmus refoveātis refoveant
imperfect refovērem refovērēs refovēret refovērēmus refovērētis refovērent
perfect refōverim refōverīs refōverit refōverīmus refōverītis refōverint
pluperfect refōvissem refōvissēs refōvisset refōvissēmus refōvissētis refōvissent
passive present refovear refoveāris, refoveāre refoveātur refoveāmur refoveāminī refoveantur
imperfect refovērer refovērēris, refovērēre refovērētur refovērēmur refovērēminī refovērentur
perfect refōtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect refōtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present refovē refovēte
future refovētō refovētō refovētōte refoventō
passive present refovēre refovēminī
future refovētor refovētor refoventor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives refovēre refōvisse refōtūrus esse refovērī refōtus esse refōtum īrī
participles refovēns refōtūrus refōtus refovendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
refovēre refovendī refovendō refovendum refōtum refōtū

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