From incubō ; cf. also accumbō, succumbō, concumbō.
incumbō (present infinitive incumbere, perfect active incumbuī); third conjugation, no passive
- I lay oneself upon; I lean or recline on something.
- I press down on, fall upon (e.g. one's sword)
- Ferro incumbere.
- Gladio incumbere.
- In gladium incumbere.
- To fall on his sword.
- Constructed with in ("in"), ad ("to", "towards", "on"), super ("upon") or the dative, also with the accusative.
- Incumbere in parietem.
- To lean on a wall.
- “incumbo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
- “incumbo” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- to be energetic about, throw one's heart into a thing: incumbere in (ad) aliquid
- to devote one's every thought to the state's welfare: in rem publicam omni cogitatione curaque incumbere (Fam. 10. 1. 2)
- to carry on a war energetically: omni studio in (ad) bellum incumbere
- First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of incumbir.