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Etymology edit

From ad- +‎ proximō (draw near, approach).

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Verb edit

approximō (present infinitive approximāre, perfect active approximāvī, supine approximātum); first conjugation

  1. to be or draw near to, approach
  2. to approximate

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of approximō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present approximō approximās approximat approximāmus approximātis approximant
imperfect approximābam approximābās approximābat approximābāmus approximābātis approximābant
future approximābō approximābis approximābit approximābimus approximābitis approximābunt
perfect approximāvī approximāvistī approximāvit approximāvimus approximāvistis approximāvērunt,
pluperfect approximāveram approximāverās approximāverat approximāverāmus approximāverātis approximāverant
future perfect approximāverō approximāveris approximāverit approximāverimus approximāveritis approximāverint
passive present approximor approximāris,
approximātur approximāmur approximāminī approximantur
imperfect approximābar approximābāris,
approximābātur approximābāmur approximābāminī approximābantur
future approximābor approximāberis,
approximābitur approximābimur approximābiminī approximābuntur
perfect approximātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect approximātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect approximātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present approximem approximēs approximet approximēmus approximētis approximent
imperfect approximārem approximārēs approximāret approximārēmus approximārētis approximārent
perfect approximāverim approximāverīs approximāverit approximāverīmus approximāverītis approximāverint
pluperfect approximāvissem approximāvissēs approximāvisset approximāvissēmus approximāvissētis approximāvissent
passive present approximer approximēris,
approximētur approximēmur approximēminī approximentur
imperfect approximārer approximārēris,
approximārētur approximārēmur approximārēminī approximārentur
perfect approximātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect approximātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present approximā approximāte
future approximātō approximātō approximātōte approximantō
passive present approximāre approximāminī
future approximātor approximātor approximantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives approximāre approximāvisse approximātūrum esse approximārī approximātum esse approximātum īrī
participles approximāns approximātūrus approximātus approximandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
approximandī approximandō approximandum approximandō approximātum approximātū

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Further reading edit

  • approximo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • approximo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette