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From dis- +‎ trahō (I drag).



distrahō (present infinitive distrahere, perfect active distrāxī, supine distractum); third conjugation

  1. I draw, pull or drag asunder; tear in pieces, separate forcibly, divide; scatter.
  2. I sell separately (in parcels), retail; sell (in general)
  3. I draw in different directions; divide, distract, perplex.
  4. I separate in sentiment, estrange, alienate.


   Conjugation of distrahō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present distrahō distrahis distrahit distrahimus distrahitis distrahunt
imperfect distrahēbam distrahēbās distrahēbat distrahēbāmus distrahēbātis distrahēbant
future distraham distrahēs distrahet distrahēmus distrahētis distrahent
perfect distrāxī distrāxistī distrāxit distrāximus distrāxistis distrāxērunt, distrāxēre
pluperfect distrāxeram distrāxerās distrāxerat distrāxerāmus distrāxerātis distrāxerant
future perfect distrāxerō distrāxeris distrāxerit distrāxerimus distrāxeritis distrāxerint
passive present distrahor distraheris, distrahere distrahitur distrahimur distrahiminī distrahuntur
imperfect distrahēbar distrahēbāris, distrahēbāre distrahēbātur distrahēbāmur distrahēbāminī distrahēbantur
future distrahar distrahēris, distrahēre distrahētur distrahēmur distrahēminī distrahentur
perfect distractus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect distractus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect distractus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present distraham distrahās distrahat distrahāmus distrahātis distrahant
imperfect distraherem distraherēs distraheret distraherēmus distraherētis distraherent
perfect distrāxerim distrāxerīs distrāxerit distrāxerīmus distrāxerītis distrāxerint
pluperfect distrāxissem distrāxissēs distrāxisset distrāxissēmus distrāxissētis distrāxissent
passive present distrahar distrahāris, distrahāre distrahātur distrahāmur distrahāminī distrahantur
imperfect distraherer distraherēris, distraherēre distraherētur distraherēmur distraherēminī distraherentur
perfect distractus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect distractus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present distrahe distrahite
future distrahitō distrahitō distrahitōte distrahuntō
passive present distrahere distrahiminī
future distrahitor distrahitor distrahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives distrahere distrāxisse distractūrum esse distrahī distractum esse distractum īrī
participles distrahēns distractūrus distractus distrahendus, distrahundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
distrahendī distrahendō distrahendum distrahendō distractum distractū

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