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statuo (accusative singular statuon, plural statuoj, accusative plural statuojn)

  1. statue

Derived terms[edit]



From status (position).



statuō (present infinitive statuere, perfect active statuī, supine statūtum); third conjugation

  1. I set up, station (in an upright position)
  2. I establish, determine, fix (the form or character of)
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1:
      huic generi militum senatus eundem, quem Cannensibus, finem statuerat militiae.
      For this class of soldier the senate had established a limit in duration to their military service, which was the same as the men at Cannae.
  3. I erect
  4. I hold up, stop, end
  5. I decide, make up (my mind)


   Conjugation of statuō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present statuō statuis statuit statuimus statuitis statuunt
imperfect statuēbam statuēbās statuēbat statuēbāmus statuēbātis statuēbant
future statuam statuēs statuet statuēmus statuētis statuent
perfect statuī statuistī statuit statuimus statuistis statuērunt, statuēre
pluperfect statueram statuerās statuerat statuerāmus statuerātis statuerant
future perfect statuerō statueris statuerit statuerimus statueritis statuerint
passive present statuor statueris, statuere statuitur statuimur statuiminī statuuntur
imperfect statuēbar statuēbāris, statuēbāre statuēbātur statuēbāmur statuēbāminī statuēbantur
future statuar statuēris, statuēre statuētur statuēmur statuēminī statuentur
perfect statūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect statūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect statūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present statuam statuās statuat statuāmus statuātis statuant
imperfect statuerem statuerēs statueret statuerēmus statuerētis statuerent
perfect statuerim statuerīs statuerit statuerīmus statuerītis statuerint
pluperfect statuissem statuissēs statuisset statuissēmus statuissētis statuissent
passive present statuar statuāris, statuāre statuātur statuāmur statuāminī statuantur
imperfect statuerer statuerēris, statuerēre statuerētur statuerēmur statuerēminī statuerentur
perfect statūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect statūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present statue statuite
future statuitō statuitō statuitōte statuuntō
passive present statuere statuiminī
future statuitor statuitor statuuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives statuere statuisse statūtūrum esse statuī statūtum esse statūtum īrī
participles statuēns statūtūrus statūtus statuendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
statuendī statuendō statuendum statuendō statūtum statūtū

Derived terms[edit]


  • English: statue
  • French: statuer
  • Italian: statuire
  • Portuguese: estatuir
  • Sicilian: statuiri
  • Spanish: estatuir


  • statuo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • statuo in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • statuo in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to inflict an exemplary punishment on some one: exemplum in aliquo or in aliquem statuere
    • to set a limit to a thing: modum facere, statuere, constituere alicui rei or alicuius rei
    • to limit one's expenditure: sumptibus modum statuere
    • to fix a price for a thing: pretium alicui rei statuere, constituere (Att. 13. 22)
  • statute in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.