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From sub- +‎ moveo.



summoveō (present infinitive summovēre, perfect active summōvī, supine summōtum); second conjugation

  1. I send or drive off or away; remove, dispel; banish.
  2. (of stock) I sell off, clear off.
  3. (figuratively) I put or keep away, withdraw, withhold.


   Conjugation of summoveo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present summoveō summovēs summovet summovēmus summovētis summovent
imperfect summovēbam summovēbās summovēbat summovēbāmus summovēbātis summovēbant
future summovēbō summovēbis summovēbit summovēbimus summovēbitis summovēbunt
perfect summōvī summōvistī summōvit summōvimus summōvistis summōvērunt, summōvēre
pluperfect summōveram summōverās summōverat summōverāmus summōverātis summōverant
future perfect summōverō summōveris summōverit summōverimus summōveritis summōverint
passive present summoveor summovēris, summovēre summovētur summovēmur summovēminī summoventur
imperfect summovēbar summovēbāris, summovēbāre summovēbātur summovēbāmur summovēbāminī summovēbantur
future summovēbor summovēberis, summovēbere summovēbitur summovēbimur summovēbiminī summovēbuntur
perfect summōtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect summōtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect summōtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present summoveam summoveās summoveat summoveāmus summoveātis summoveant
imperfect summovērem summovērēs summovēret summovērēmus summovērētis summovērent
perfect summōverim summōverīs summōverit summōverīmus summōverītis summōverint
pluperfect summōvissem summōvissēs summōvisset summōvissēmus summōvissētis summōvissent
passive present summovear summoveāris, summoveāre summoveātur summoveāmur summoveāminī summoveantur
imperfect summovērer summovērēris, summovērēre summovērētur summovērēmur summovērēminī summovērentur
perfect summōtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect summōtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present summovē summovēte
future summovētō summovētō summovētōte summoventō
passive present summovēre summovēminī
future summovētor summovētor summoventor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives summovēre summōvisse summōtūrus esse summovērī summōtus esse summōtum īrī
participles summovēns summōtūrus summōtus summovendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
summovēre summovendī summovendō summovendum summōtum summōtū


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  • summoveo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • summoveo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the lictors clear the way: lictores summovent turbam (Liv. 4. 50)
    • to repel the attack of the enemy's cavalry: summovere or reicere hostium equites