absolvo ‎(accusative singular absolvon, plural absolvoj, accusative plural absolvojn)

  1. absolution



From ab ‎(from, away from) + solvō ‎(release, loosen, dissolve, take apart).



absolvō ‎(present infinitive absolvere, perfect active absolvī, supine absolūtum); third conjugation

  1. I loosen from, make loose, detach, untie.
  2. (figuratively) I pay off.
  3. (figuratively) I complete, finish.
  4. (law) I absolve, acquit, declare innocent.


   Conjugation of absolvo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present absolvō absolvis absolvit absolvimus absolvitis absolvunt
imperfect absolvēbam absolvēbās absolvēbat absolvēbāmus absolvēbātis absolvēbant
future absolvam absolvēs absolvet absolvēmus absolvētis absolvent
perfect absolvī absolvistī absolvit absolvimus absolvistis absolvērunt, absolvēre
pluperfect absolveram absolverās absolverat absolverāmus absolverātis absolverant
future perfect absolverō absolveris absolverit absolverimus absolveritis absolverint
passive present absolvor absolveris, absolvere absolvitur absolvimur absolviminī absolvuntur
imperfect absolvēbar absolvēbāris, absolvēbāre absolvēbātur absolvēbāmur absolvēbāminī absolvēbantur
future absolvar absolvēris, absolvēre absolvētur absolvēmur absolvēminī absolventur
perfect absolūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect absolūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect absolūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present absolvam absolvās absolvat absolvāmus absolvātis absolvant
imperfect absolverem absolverēs absolveret absolverēmus absolverētis absolverent
perfect absolverim absolverīs absolverit absolverīmus absolverītis absolverint
pluperfect absolvissem absolvissēs absolvisset absolvissēmus absolvissētis absolvissent
passive present absolvar absolvāris, absolvāre absolvātur absolvāmur absolvāminī absolvantur
imperfect absolverer absolverēris, absolverēre absolverētur absolverēmur absolverēminī absolverentur
perfect absolūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect absolūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present absolve absolvite
future absolvitō absolvitō absolvitōte absolvuntō
passive present absolvere absolviminī
future absolvitor absolvitor absolvuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives absolvere absolvisse absolūtūrus esse absolvī absolūtus esse absolūtum īrī
participles absolvēns absolūtūrus absolūtus absolvendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
absolvere absolvendī absolvendō absolvendum absolūtum absolūtū

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




  1. first-person singular present indicative of absolver
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