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From tribus.



tribuō ‎(present infinitive tribuere, perfect active tribuī, supine tribūtum); third conjugation, limited passive

  1. (transitive) I grant, bestow.
  2. (transitive) I yield, give up, concede, allow.


   Conjugation of tribuo (third conjugation, only third-person forms in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tribuō tribuis tribuit tribuimus tribuitis tribuunt
imperfect tribuēbam tribuēbās tribuēbat tribuēbāmus tribuēbātis tribuēbant
future tribuam tribuēs tribuet tribuēmus tribuētis tribuent
perfect tribuī tribuistī tribuit tribuimus tribuistis tribuērunt, tribuēre
pluperfect tribueram tribuerās tribuerat tribuerāmus tribuerātis tribuerant
future perfect tribuerō tribueris tribuerit tribuerimus tribueritis tribuerint
passive present tribuitur tribuuntur
imperfect tribuēbātur tribuēbantur
future tribuētur tribuentur
perfect tribūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tribūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tribūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tribuam tribuās tribuat tribuāmus tribuātis tribuant
imperfect tribuerem tribuerēs tribueret tribuerēmus tribuerētis tribuerent
perfect tribuerim tribuerīs tribuerit tribuerīmus tribuerītis tribuerint
pluperfect tribuissem tribuissēs tribuisset tribuissēmus tribuissētis tribuissent
passive present tribuātur tribuantur
imperfect tribuerētur tribuerentur
perfect tribūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tribūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tribue tribuite
future tribuitō tribuitō tribuitōte tribuuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tribuere tribuisse tribūtūrus esse tribuī tribūtus esse tribūtum īrī
participles tribuēns tribūtūrus tribūtus tribuendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tribuere tribuendī tribuendō tribuendum tribūtum tribūtū

Derived terms[edit]


  • tribuo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.