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From ad- +‎ habeō (have).



adhibeō (present infinitive adhibēre, perfect active adhibuī, supine adhibitum); second conjugation

  1. I extend, hold out.
  2. I apply, employ, adopt.
  3. I summon, call upon, invite.
    Sorōrem meam cēnae adhibeō.
    I invite my sister to dinner.
  4. I handle.
  5. I add.


   Conjugation of adhibeō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adhibeō adhibēs adhibet adhibēmus adhibētis adhibent
imperfect adhibēbam adhibēbās adhibēbat adhibēbāmus adhibēbātis adhibēbant
future adhibēbō adhibēbis adhibēbit adhibēbimus adhibēbitis adhibēbunt
perfect adhibuī adhibuistī adhibuit adhibuimus adhibuistis adhibuērunt, adhibuēre
pluperfect adhibueram adhibuerās adhibuerat adhibuerāmus adhibuerātis adhibuerant
future perfect adhibuerō adhibueris adhibuerit adhibuerimus adhibueritis adhibuerint
passive present adhibeor adhibēris, adhibēre adhibētur adhibēmur adhibēminī adhibentur
imperfect adhibēbar adhibēbāris, adhibēbāre adhibēbātur adhibēbāmur adhibēbāminī adhibēbantur
future adhibēbor adhibēberis, adhibēbere adhibēbitur adhibēbimur adhibēbiminī adhibēbuntur
perfect adhibitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adhibitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adhibitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adhibeam adhibeās adhibeat adhibeāmus adhibeātis adhibeant
imperfect adhibērem adhibērēs adhibēret adhibērēmus adhibērētis adhibērent
perfect adhibuerim adhibuerīs adhibuerit adhibuerīmus adhibuerītis adhibuerint
pluperfect adhibuissem adhibuissēs adhibuisset adhibuissēmus adhibuissētis adhibuissent
passive present adhibear adhibeāris, adhibeāre adhibeātur adhibeāmur adhibeāminī adhibeantur
imperfect adhibērer adhibērēris, adhibērēre adhibērētur adhibērēmur adhibērēminī adhibērentur
perfect adhibitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adhibitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adhibē adhibēte
future adhibētō adhibētō adhibētōte adhibentō
passive present adhibēre adhibēminī
future adhibētor adhibētor adhibentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adhibēre adhibuisse adhibitūrum esse adhibērī adhibitum esse adhibitum īrī
participles adhibēns adhibitūrus adhibitus adhibendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
adhibendī adhibendō adhibendum adhibendō adhibitum adhibitū

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  • English: adhibit


  • adhibeo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adhibeo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adhibeo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to exert oneself: contentionem adhibere
    • to consult a person, take his advice: aliquem in or ad consilium adhibere
    • to spur, urge a person on: calcaria alicui adhibere, admovere; stimulos alicui admovere
    • to restrain some one: frenos adhibere alicui
    • to show that one is serious: severitatem adhibere
    • to exercise one's cruelty on some one: crudelitatem adhibere in aliquem
    • to use violence against some one: vim adhibere, facere alicui
    • to observe moderation, be moderate: modum tenere, retinere, servare, adhibere
    • to show moderation in a matter: moderationem, modum adhibere in aliqua re
    • to pray to God: adhibere deo preces
    • to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est
    • to welcome some one to one's table: adhibere aliquem cenae or ad cenam, convivio or in convivium
    • to use some one's evidence: aliquem testem adhibere