1. first-person singular present indicative of convolvere



From con- (with, together) +‎ volvō (roll).



convolvō (present infinitive convolvere, perfect active convolvī, supine convolūtum); third conjugation

  1. I roll together, up or around; coil, wrap.
  2. I fasten together, interweave, interlace.
  3. (of a book or roll) I unroll and roll up; look over.


   Conjugation of convolvō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present convolvō convolvis convolvit convolvimus convolvitis convolvunt
imperfect convolvēbam convolvēbās convolvēbat convolvēbāmus convolvēbātis convolvēbant
future convolvam convolvēs convolvet convolvēmus convolvētis convolvent
perfect convolvī convolvistī convolvit convolvimus convolvistis convolvērunt,
pluperfect convolveram convolverās convolverat convolverāmus convolverātis convolverant
future perfect convolverō convolveris convolverit convolverimus convolveritis convolverint
passive present convolvor convolveris,
convolvitur convolvimur convolviminī convolvuntur
imperfect convolvēbar convolvēbāris,
convolvēbātur convolvēbāmur convolvēbāminī convolvēbantur
future convolvar convolvēris,
convolvētur convolvēmur convolvēminī convolventur
perfect convolūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect convolūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect convolūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present convolvam convolvās convolvat convolvāmus convolvātis convolvant
imperfect convolverem convolverēs convolveret convolverēmus convolverētis convolverent
perfect convolverim convolverīs convolverit convolverīmus convolverītis convolverint
pluperfect convolvissem convolvissēs convolvisset convolvissēmus convolvissētis convolvissent
passive present convolvar convolvāris,
convolvātur convolvāmur convolvāminī convolvantur
imperfect convolverer convolverēris,
convolverētur convolverēmur convolverēminī convolverentur
perfect convolūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect convolūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present convolve convolvite
future convolvitō convolvitō convolvitōte convolvuntō
passive present convolvere convolviminī
future convolvitor convolvitor convolvuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives convolvere convolvisse convolūtūrum esse convolvī convolūtum esse convolūtum īrī
participles convolvēns convolūtūrus convolūtus convolvendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
convolvendī convolvendō convolvendum convolvendō convolūtum convolūtū

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  • English: convolve
  • Italian: convolgere, convolvere


  • convolvo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • convolvo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • convolvo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette