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From super- +‎ stō.



superstō (present infinitive superstāre, perfect active superstetī, supine superstātum); first conjugation

  1. I stand over or upon
  2. I survive


   Conjugation of supersto (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superstō superstās superstat superstāmus superstātis superstant
imperfect superstābam superstābās superstābat superstābāmus superstābātis superstābant
future superstābō superstābis superstābit superstābimus superstābitis superstābunt
perfect superstetī superstetistī superstetit superstetimus superstetistis superstetērunt, superstetēre
pluperfect supersteteram supersteterās supersteterat supersteterāmus supersteterātis supersteterant
future perfect supersteterō supersteteris supersteterit supersteterimus supersteteritis supersteterint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superstem superstēs superstet superstēmus superstētis superstent
imperfect superstārem superstārēs superstāret superstārēmus superstārētis superstārent
perfect supersteterim supersteterīs supersteterit supersteterīmus supersteterītis supersteterint
pluperfect superstetissem superstetissēs superstetisset superstetissēmus superstetissētis superstetissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present superstā superstāte
future superstātō superstātō superstātōte superstantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives superstāre superstetisse superstātūrus esse
participles superstāns superstātūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
superstāre superstandī superstandō superstandum superstātum superstātū

Derived terms[edit]


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