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From ad- (to, towards, at) +‎ emō (buy; acquire).



adimō (present infinitive adimere, perfect active adēmī, supine adēmptum); third conjugation

  1. I take away, deprive of, snatch away, carry off; steal; capture.
  2. I remove (from a situation), save, rescue


Note that for adēmerit there is the alternative form adēmpsit.

   Conjugation of adimō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adimō adimis adimit adimimus adimitis adimunt
imperfect adimēbam adimēbās adimēbat adimēbāmus adimēbātis adimēbant
future adimam adimēs adimet adimēmus adimētis adiment
perfect adēmī adēmistī adēmit adēmimus adēmistis adēmērunt, adēmēre
pluperfect adēmeram adēmerās adēmerat adēmerāmus adēmerātis adēmerant
future perfect adēmerō adēmeris adēmerit adēmerimus adēmeritis adēmerint
passive present adimor adimeris, adimere adimitur adimimur adimiminī adimuntur
imperfect adimēbar adimēbāris, adimēbāre adimēbātur adimēbāmur adimēbāminī adimēbantur
future adimar adimēris, adimēre adimētur adimēmur adimēminī adimentur
perfect adēmptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adēmptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adēmptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adimam adimās adimat adimāmus adimātis adimant
imperfect adimerem adimerēs adimeret adimerēmus adimerētis adimerent
perfect adēmerim adēmerīs adēmerit adēmerīmus adēmerītis adēmerint
pluperfect adēmissem adēmissēs adēmisset adēmissēmus adēmissētis adēmissent
passive present adimar adimāris, adimāre adimātur adimāmur adimāminī adimantur
imperfect adimerer adimerēris, adimerēre adimerētur adimerēmur adimerēminī adimerentur
perfect adēmptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adēmptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adime adimite
future adimitō adimitō adimitōte adimuntō
passive present adimere adimiminī
future adimitor adimitor adimuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adimere adēmisse adēmptūrum esse adimī adēmptum esse adēmptum īrī
participles adimēns adēmptūrus adēmptus adimendus, adimundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
adimendī adimendō adimendum adimendō adēmptum adēmptū


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  • English: adeem, adempt


  • adimo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adimo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adimo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I cannot sleep for anxiety: curae somnum mihi adimunt, dormire me non sinunt
    • to deprive a man of the chance of doing a thing: facultatem, potestatem alicui eripere, adimere
    • to deprive a person of hope: spem alicui adimere, tollere, auferre, eripere