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Alternative forms[edit]


From super- +‎ sedeō (sit).



supersedeō (present infinitive supersedēre, perfect active supersēdī, supine supersessum); second conjugation

  1. I sit upon or above; preside over
  2. I forbear, refrain, desist from; pass, omit


   Conjugation of supersedeō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present supersedeō supersedēs supersedet supersedēmus supersedētis supersedent
imperfect supersedēbam supersedēbās supersedēbat supersedēbāmus supersedēbātis supersedēbant
future supersedēbō supersedēbis supersedēbit supersedēbimus supersedēbitis supersedēbunt
perfect supersēdī supersēdistī supersēdit supersēdimus supersēdistis supersēdērunt, supersēdēre
pluperfect supersēderam supersēderās supersēderat supersēderāmus supersēderātis supersēderant
future perfect supersēderō supersēderis supersēderit supersēderimus supersēderitis supersēderint
passive present supersedeor supersedēris, supersedēre supersedētur supersedēmur supersedēminī supersedentur
imperfect supersedēbar supersedēbāris, supersedēbāre supersedēbātur supersedēbāmur supersedēbāminī supersedēbantur
future supersedēbor supersedēberis, supersedēbere supersedēbitur supersedēbimur supersedēbiminī supersedēbuntur
perfect supersessus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect supersessus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect supersessus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present supersedeam supersedeās supersedeat supersedeāmus supersedeātis supersedeant
imperfect supersedērem supersedērēs supersedēret supersedērēmus supersedērētis supersedērent
perfect supersēderim supersēderīs supersēderit supersēderīmus supersēderītis supersēderint
pluperfect supersēdissem supersēdissēs supersēdisset supersēdissēmus supersēdissētis supersēdissent
passive present supersedear supersedeāris, supersedeāre supersedeātur supersedeāmur supersedeāminī supersedeantur
imperfect supersedērer supersedērēris, supersedērēre supersedērētur supersedērēmur supersedērēminī supersedērentur
perfect supersessus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect supersessus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present supersedē supersedēte
future supersedētō supersedētō supersedētōte supersedentō
passive present supersedēre supersedēminī
future supersedētor supersedētor supersedentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives supersedēre supersēdisse supersessūrum esse supersedērī supersessum esse supersessum īrī
participles supersedēns supersessūrus supersessus supersedendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
supersedendī supersedendō supersedendum supersedendō supersessum supersessū

Related terms[edit]



  • supersedeo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • supersedeo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • supersedeo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I avoid mentioning...; I prefer not to touch upon..: supersedeo oratione (not dicere)
    • (ambiguous) to refrain from fighting: supersedere proelio