See also: occupò




  1. first-person singular present indicative of occupare



From ob- +‎ capiō (capture, seize).



occupō (present infinitive occupāre, perfect active occupāvī, supine occupātum); first conjugation

  1. I occupy, fill, take up
  2. I seize, invade, take possession of
  3. I anticipate, make the first move
  4. I employ, make use of


   Conjugation of occupō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occupō occupās occupat occupāmus occupātis occupant
imperfect occupābam occupābās occupābat occupābāmus occupābātis occupābant
future occupābō occupābis occupābit occupābimus occupābitis occupābunt
perfect occupāvī occupāvistī, occupāstī1 occupāvit occupāvimus occupāvistis, occupāstis1 occupāvērunt, occupāvēre
pluperfect occupāveram occupāverās occupāverat occupāverāmus occupāverātis occupāverant
future perfect occupāverō occupāveris occupāverit occupāverimus occupāveritis occupāverint
passive present occupor occupāris, occupāre occupātur occupāmur occupāminī occupantur
imperfect occupābar occupābāris, occupābāre occupābātur occupābāmur occupābāminī occupābantur
future occupābor occupāberis, occupābere occupābitur occupābimur occupābiminī occupābuntur
perfect occupātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect occupātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect occupātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occupem occupēs occupet occupēmus occupētis occupent
imperfect occupārem occupārēs occupāret occupārēmus occupārētis occupārent
perfect occupāverim occupāverīs occupāverit occupāverīmus occupāverītis occupāverint
pluperfect occupāvissem, occupāssem1 occupāvissēs, occupāssēs1 occupāvisset, occupāsset1 occupāvissēmus, occupāssēmus1 occupāvissētis, occupāssētis1 occupāvissent, occupāssent1
passive present occuper occupēris, occupēre occupētur occupēmur occupēminī occupentur
imperfect occupārer occupārēris, occupārēre occupārētur occupārēmur occupārēminī occupārentur
perfect occupātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect occupātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occupā occupāte
future occupātō occupātō occupātōte occupantō
passive present occupāre occupāminī
future occupātor occupātor occupantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives occupāre occupāvisse, occupāsse1 occupātūrum esse occupārī occupātum esse occupātum īrī
participles occupāns occupātūrus occupātus occupandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
occupandī occupandō occupandum occupandō occupātum occupātū

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

Derived termsEdit



  • occupo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • occupo in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • occupo in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • fear comes upon some one: timor aliquem occupat (B. G. 1. 39)
    • superstition has taken possession of their souls: superstitio mentes occupavit (Verr. 4. 51. 113)
    • to put out money at interest: pecuniam fenore occupare (Flacc. 21. 54)
    • to take upon oneself absolute power: imperium, regnum, tyrannidem occupare
    • to occupy a position (with troops): capere, occupare locum
    • to occupy the high ground: occupare loca superiora
    • (ambiguous) to be engaged upon a matter: occupatum esse in aliqua re