exspecto

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ex- (out) +‎ spectō (to look at), frequentative of speciō (to see).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

exspectō (present infinitive exspectāre, perfect active exspectāvī, supine exspectātum); first conjugation

  1. I wait for, await
    Synonyms: opperior, maneō
  2. I expect
    Synonym: spērō
  3. I have need of, require
    Synonyms: requīrō, egeō

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of exspectō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exspectō exspectās exspectat exspectāmus exspectātis exspectant
imperfect exspectābam exspectābās exspectābat exspectābāmus exspectābātis exspectābant
future exspectābō exspectābis exspectābit exspectābimus exspectābitis exspectābunt
perfect exspectāvī exspectāvistī,
exspectāstī1
exspectāvit,
exspectāt1
exspectāvimus,
exspectāmus1
exspectāvistis,
exspectāstis1
exspectāvērunt,
exspectāvēre,
exspectārunt1
pluperfect exspectāveram,
exspectāram1
exspectāverās,
exspectārās1
exspectāverat,
exspectārat1
exspectāverāmus,
exspectārāmus1
exspectāverātis,
exspectārātis1
exspectāverant,
exspectārant1
future perfect exspectāverō,
exspectārō1
exspectāveris,
exspectāris1
exspectāverit,
exspectārit1
exspectāverimus,
exspectārimus1
exspectāveritis,
exspectāritis1
exspectāverint,
exspectārint1
passive present exspector exspectāris,
exspectāre
exspectātur exspectāmur exspectāminī exspectantur
imperfect exspectābar exspectābāris,
exspectābāre
exspectābātur exspectābāmur exspectābāminī exspectābantur
future exspectābor exspectāberis,
exspectābere
exspectābitur exspectābimur exspectābiminī exspectābuntur
perfect exspectātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect exspectātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect exspectātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exspectem exspectēs exspectet exspectēmus exspectētis exspectent
imperfect exspectārem exspectārēs exspectāret exspectārēmus exspectārētis exspectārent
perfect exspectāverim,
exspectārim1
exspectāverīs,
exspectārīs1
exspectāverit,
exspectārit1
exspectāverīmus,
exspectārīmus1
exspectāverītis,
exspectārītis1
exspectāverint,
exspectārint1
pluperfect exspectāvissem,
exspectāssem1
exspectāvissēs,
exspectāssēs1
exspectāvisset,
exspectāsset1
exspectāvissēmus,
exspectāssēmus1
exspectāvissētis,
exspectāssētis1
exspectāvissent,
exspectāssent1
passive present exspecter exspectēris,
exspectēre
exspectētur exspectēmur exspectēminī exspectentur
imperfect exspectārer exspectārēris,
exspectārēre
exspectārētur exspectārēmur exspectārēminī exspectārentur
perfect exspectātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect exspectātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present exspectā exspectāte
future exspectātō exspectātō exspectātōte exspectantō
passive present exspectāre exspectāminī
future exspectātor exspectātor exspectantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives exspectāre exspectāvisse,
exspectāsse1
exspectātūrum esse exspectārī exspectātum esse exspectātum īrī
participles exspectāns exspectātūrus exspectātus exspectandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
exspectandī exspectandō exspectandum exspectandō exspectātum exspectātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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ReferencesEdit

  • exspecto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exspecto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exspecto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be waiting in suspense for..: suspenso animo exspectare aliquid
  • expect in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911