Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From adversus (set opposite; turned toward), perfect passive participle of advertō (turn toward), from ad- +‎ vertō (turn).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

adversor (present infinitive adversārī, perfect active adversātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. to stand opposite; to be against, resist, oppose; withstand
    Synonyms: obversor, contrādīcō, oppōnō, refrāgor, repugnō, restō, resistō, recūsō, officiō, dīvertō, resistō, subsistō, vetō, obstō
    Antonyms: adiuvō, cōnfirmō

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of adversor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adversor adversāris,
adversātur adversāmur adversāminī adversantur
imperfect adversābar adversābāris,
adversābātur adversābāmur adversābāminī adversābantur
future adversābor adversāberis,
adversābitur adversābimur adversābiminī adversābuntur
perfect adversātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adversātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adversātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adverser adversēris,
adversētur adversēmur adversēminī adversentur
imperfect adversārer adversārēris,
adversārētur adversārēmur adversārēminī adversārentur
perfect adversātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adversātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adversāre adversāminī
future adversātor adversātor adversantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adversārī adversātum esse adversātūrum esse
participles adversāns adversātus adversātūrus adversandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
adversandī adversandō adversandum adversandō adversātum adversātū

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Spanish: adversar

References edit

  • adversor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adversor”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adversor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to look after, guard a person's interests, welfare: rationibus alicuius prospicere or consulere (opp. officere, obstare, adversari)