Alternative formsEdit


From ad- +‎ pōnō (put).



appōnō (present infinitive appōnere, perfect active apposuī, supine appositum); third conjugation

  1. I appoint, assign.
  2. I place near, set before (on table), serve up.
  3. I put, apply, add to.


   Conjugation of appōnō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appōnō appōnis appōnit appōnimus appōnitis appōnunt
imperfect appōnēbam appōnēbās appōnēbat appōnēbāmus appōnēbātis appōnēbant
future appōnam appōnēs appōnet appōnēmus appōnētis appōnent
perfect apposuī apposuistī apposuit apposuimus apposuistis apposuērunt, apposuēre
pluperfect apposueram apposuerās apposuerat apposuerāmus apposuerātis apposuerant
future perfect apposuerō apposueris apposuerit apposuerimus apposueritis apposuerint
passive present appōnor appōneris, appōnere appōnitur appōnimur appōniminī appōnuntur
imperfect appōnēbar appōnēbāris, appōnēbāre appōnēbātur appōnēbāmur appōnēbāminī appōnēbantur
future appōnar appōnēris, appōnēre appōnētur appōnēmur appōnēminī appōnentur
perfect appositus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect appositus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect appositus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appōnam appōnās appōnat appōnāmus appōnātis appōnant
imperfect appōnerem appōnerēs appōneret appōnerēmus appōnerētis appōnerent
perfect apposuerim apposuerīs apposuerit apposuerīmus apposuerītis apposuerint
pluperfect apposuissem apposuissēs apposuisset apposuissēmus apposuissētis apposuissent
passive present appōnar appōnāris, appōnāre appōnātur appōnāmur appōnāminī appōnantur
imperfect appōnerer appōnerēris, appōnerēre appōnerētur appōnerēmur appōnerēminī appōnerentur
perfect appositus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect appositus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appōne appōnite
future appōnitō appōnitō appōnitōte appōnuntō
passive present appōnere appōniminī
future appōnitor appōnitor appōnuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives appōnere apposuisse appositūrum esse appōnī appositum esse appositum īrī
participles appōnēns appositūrus appositus appōnendus, appōnundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
appōnendī appōnendō appōnendum appōnendō appositum appositū

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  • appono in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • appono in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • appono in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to set food before a person: cibum apponere, ponere alicui
    • to set a repast before a person: cenam alicui apponere