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From re- +‎ quiēscō (rest, repose).



requiēscō (present infinitive requiēscere, perfect active requiēvī, supine requiētum); third conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I rest, repose.
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.11
      Sex enim diebus fecit Dominus caelum et terram, et mare, et omnia quae in eis sunt, et requievit in die septimo: idcirco benedixit Dominus diei sabbati, et sanctificavit eum.
      For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
  2. (intransitive) I take consolation; find rest or comfort.
  3. (intransitive) I am supported (by), rest (on).
  4. (transitive) I let rest; stop, stay, arrest.


   Conjugation of requiesco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present requiēscō requiēscis requiēscit requiēscimus requiēscitis requiēscunt
imperfect requiēscēbam requiēscēbās requiēscēbat requiēscēbāmus requiēscēbātis requiēscēbant
future requiēscam requiēscēs requiēscet requiēscēmus requiēscētis requiēscent
perfect requiēvī requiēvistī requiēvit requiēvimus requiēvistis requiēvērunt, requiēvēre
pluperfect requiēveram requiēverās requiēverat requiēverāmus requiēverātis requiēverant
future perfect requiēverō requiēveris requiēverit requiēverimus requiēveritis requiēverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present requiēscam requiēscās requiēscat requiēscāmus requiēscātis requiēscant
imperfect requiēscerem requiēscerēs requiēsceret requiēscerēmus requiēscerētis requiēscerent
perfect requiēverim requiēverīs requiēverit requiēverīmus requiēverītis requiēverint
pluperfect requiēvissem requiēvissēs requiēvisset requiēvissēmus requiēvissētis requiēvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present requiēsce requiēscite
future requiēscitō requiēscitō requiēscitōte requiēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives requiēscere requiēvisse requiētūrus esse
participles requiēscēns requiētūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
requiēscere requiēscendī requiēscendō requiēscendum requiētum requiētū


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