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From ad- +‎ sequor (follow).



assequor (present infinitive assequī, perfect active assecūtus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. I follow someone in order to come up to him; pursue, go after.
  2. I overtake, come up with, reach, catch up.
  3. I gain, obtain, procure; achieve.
  4. I attain to someone in any quality; equal, rival, match.
  5. I comprehend, understand.


   Conjugation of assequor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present assequor assequeris, assequere assequitur assequimur assequiminī assequuntur
imperfect assequēbar assequēbāris, assequēbāre assequēbātur assequēbāmur assequēbāminī assequēbantur
future assequar assequēris, assequēre assequētur assequēmur assequēminī assequentur
perfect assecūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect assecūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect assecūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present assequar assequāris, assequāre assequātur assequāmur assequāminī assequantur
imperfect assequerer assequerēris, assequerēre assequerētur assequerēmur assequerēminī assequerentur
perfect assecūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect assecūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present assequere assequiminī
future assequitor assequitor assequuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives assequī assecūtum esse assecūtūrum esse
participles assequēns assecūtus assecūtūrus assequendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
assequendī assequendō assequendum assequendō assecūtum assecūtū

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  • assequor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • assequor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to catch some one up: consequi, assequi aliquem
    • to conjecture: coniectura assequi, consequi, aliquid coniectura colligere
    • as far as I can guess: quantum ego coniectura assequor, auguror
    • to carry out one's plan: propositum assequi, peragere
    • to reach the highest grade of office: amplissimos honorum gradus assequi, adipisci
    • to overtake the enemy: hostes assequi, consequi