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From re- +‎ trahō (I drag).



retrahō (present infinitive retrahere, perfect active retraxī, supine retractum); third conjugation

  1. I draw or pull back, withdraw; call back, remove; withhold; divert.
  2. I drag back, fetch back, bring back a person.
  3. I draw again or anew; bring to light again, make known again.


   Conjugation of retraho (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrahō retrahis retrahit retrahimus retrahitis retrahunt
imperfect retrahēbam retrahēbās retrahēbat retrahēbāmus retrahēbātis retrahēbant
future retraham retrahēs retrahet retrahēmus retrahētis retrahent
perfect retraxī retraxistī retraxit retraximus retraxistis retraxērunt, retraxēre
pluperfect retraxeram retraxerās retraxerat retraxerāmus retraxerātis retraxerant
future perfect retraxerō retraxeris retraxerit retraxerimus retraxeritis retraxerint
passive present retrahor retraheris, retrahere retrahitur retrahimur retrahiminī retrahuntur
imperfect retrahēbar retrahēbāris, retrahēbāre retrahēbātur retrahēbāmur retrahēbāminī retrahēbantur
future retrahar retrahēris, retrahēre retrahētur retrahēmur retrahēminī retrahentur
perfect retractus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect retractus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect retractus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retraham retrahās retrahat retrahāmus retrahātis retrahant
imperfect retraherem retraherēs retraheret retraherēmus retraherētis retraherent
perfect retraxerim retraxerīs retraxerit retraxerīmus retraxerītis retraxerint
pluperfect retraxissem retraxissēs retraxisset retraxissēmus retraxissētis retraxissent
passive present retrahar retrahāris, retrahāre retrahātur retrahāmur retrahāminī retrahantur
imperfect retraherer retraherēris, retraherēre retraherētur retraherēmur retraherēminī retraherentur
perfect retractus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect retractus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrahe retrahite
future retrahitō retrahitō retrahitōte retrahuntō
passive present retrahere retrahiminī
future retrahitor retrahitor retrahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives retrahere retraxisse retractūrus esse retrahī retractus esse retractum īrī
participles retrahēns retractūrus retractus retrahendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
retrahere retrahendī retrahendō retrahendum retractum retractū

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