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See also: interpoló and interpolò





From inter- +‎ poliō +‎ .



interpolō (present infinitive interpolāre, perfect active interpolāvī, supine interpolātum); first conjugation

  1. I give a new form, shape, or appearance
  2. I polish, furbish, dress up
  3. (of writing) I alter, falsify, insert text


   Conjugation of interpolo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpolō interpolās interpolat interpolāmus interpolātis interpolant
imperfect interpolābam interpolābās interpolābat interpolābāmus interpolābātis interpolābant
future interpolābō interpolābis interpolābit interpolābimus interpolābitis interpolābunt
perfect interpolāvī interpolāvistī interpolāvit interpolāvimus interpolāvistis interpolāvērunt, interpolāvēre
pluperfect interpolāveram interpolāverās interpolāverat interpolāverāmus interpolāverātis interpolāverant
future perfect interpolāverō interpolāveris interpolāverit interpolāverimus interpolāveritis interpolāverint
passive present interpolor interpolāris, interpolāre interpolātur interpolāmur interpolāminī interpolantur
imperfect interpolābar interpolābāris, interpolābāre interpolābātur interpolābāmur interpolābāminī interpolābantur
future interpolābor interpolāberis, interpolābere interpolābitur interpolābimur interpolābiminī interpolābuntur
perfect interpolātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect interpolātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect interpolātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpolem interpolēs interpolet interpolēmus interpolētis interpolent
imperfect interpolārem interpolārēs interpolāret interpolārēmus interpolārētis interpolārent
perfect interpolāverim interpolāverīs interpolāverit interpolāverīmus interpolāverītis interpolāverint
pluperfect interpolāvissem interpolāvissēs interpolāvisset interpolāvissēmus interpolāvissētis interpolāvissent
passive present interpoler interpolēris, interpolēre interpolētur interpolēmur interpolēminī interpolentur
imperfect interpolārer interpolārēris, interpolārēre interpolārētur interpolārēmur interpolārēminī interpolārentur
perfect interpolātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect interpolātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpolā interpolāte
future interpolātō interpolātō interpolātōte interpolantō
passive present interpolāre interpolāminī
future interpolātor interpolātor interpolantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives interpolāre interpolāvisse interpolātūrus esse interpolārī interpolātus esse interpolātum īrī
participles interpolāns interpolātūrus interpolātus interpolandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
interpolāre interpolandī interpolandō interpolandum interpolātum interpolātū



  • interpolo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • interpolo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • interpolo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to furnish a book with notes, additional extracts, marks of punctuation: librum annotare, interpolare, distinguere




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of interpolar.