From ex- +‎ aggerō.



exaggerō (present infinitive exaggerāre, perfect active exaggerāvī, supine exaggerātum); first conjugation

  1. I heap up.
  2. I exalt, amplify, heighten, magnify, exaggerate.


   Conjugation of exaggerō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exaggerō exaggerās exaggerat exaggerāmus exaggerātis exaggerant
imperfect exaggerābam exaggerābās exaggerābat exaggerābāmus exaggerābātis exaggerābant
future exaggerābō exaggerābis exaggerābit exaggerābimus exaggerābitis exaggerābunt
perfect exaggerāvī exaggerāvistī exaggerāvit exaggerāvimus exaggerāvistis exaggerāvērunt, exaggerāvēre
pluperfect exaggerāveram exaggerāverās exaggerāverat exaggerāverāmus exaggerāverātis exaggerāverant
future perfect exaggerāverō exaggerāveris exaggerāverit exaggerāverimus exaggerāveritis exaggerāverint
passive present exaggeror exaggerāris, exaggerāre exaggerātur exaggerāmur exaggerāminī exaggerantur
imperfect exaggerābar exaggerābāris, exaggerābāre exaggerābātur exaggerābāmur exaggerābāminī exaggerābantur
future exaggerābor exaggerāberis, exaggerābere exaggerābitur exaggerābimur exaggerābiminī exaggerābuntur
perfect exaggerātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect exaggerātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect exaggerātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exaggerem exaggerēs exaggeret exaggerēmus exaggerētis exaggerent
imperfect exaggerārem exaggerārēs exaggerāret exaggerārēmus exaggerārētis exaggerārent
perfect exaggerāverim exaggerāverīs exaggerāverit exaggerāverīmus exaggerāverītis exaggerāverint
pluperfect exaggerāvissem exaggerāvissēs exaggerāvisset exaggerāvissēmus exaggerāvissētis exaggerāvissent
passive present exaggerer exaggerēris, exaggerēre exaggerētur exaggerēmur exaggerēminī exaggerentur
imperfect exaggerārer exaggerārēris, exaggerārēre exaggerārētur exaggerārēmur exaggerārēminī exaggerārentur
perfect exaggerātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect exaggerātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exaggerā exaggerāte
future exaggerātō exaggerātō exaggerātōte exaggerantō
passive present exaggerāre exaggerāminī
future exaggerātor exaggerātor exaggerantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives exaggerāre exaggerāvisse exaggerātūrum esse exaggerārī exaggerātum esse exaggerātum īrī
participles exaggerāns exaggerātūrus exaggerātus exaggerandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
exaggerandī exaggerandō exaggerandum exaggerandō exaggerātum exaggerātū

Derived termsEdit



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