Alternative formsEdit


PIE roots

From ob ‎(towards) + ferō ‎(bear, carry)



offerō ‎(present infinitive offerre, perfect active obtulī, supine oblātum); third conjugation, irregular

  1. I bring before, present, offer, show, exhibit; expose.
  2. I bring, cause, confer, bestow; inflict.
  3. (Ecclesiastical Latin) I offer to God, consecrate, dedicate.
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin) I offer up, sacrifice.


   Conjugation of offero (third conjugation, irregular, suppletive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present offerō offers offert offerimus offertis offerunt
imperfect offerēbam offerēbās offerēbat offerēbāmus offerēbātis offerēbant
future offeram offerēs offeret offerēmus offerētis offerent
perfect obtulī obtulistī obtulit obtulimus obtulistis obtulērunt, obtulēre
pluperfect obtuleram obtulerās obtulerat obtulerāmus obtulerātis obtulerant
future perfect obtulerō obtuleris obtulerit obtulerimus obtuleritis obtulerint
passive present offeror offerris, offerre offertur offerimur offeriminī offeruntur
imperfect offerēbar offerēbāris, offerēbāre offerēbātur offerēbāmur offerēbāminī offerēbantur
future offerar offerēris, offerēre offerētur offerēmur offerēminī offerentur
perfect oblātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect oblātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect oblātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present offeram offerās offerat offerāmus offerātis offerant
imperfect offerrem offerrēs offerret offerrēmus offerrētis offerrent
perfect obtulerim obtulerīs obtulerit obtulerīmus obtulerītis obtulerint
pluperfect obtulissem obtulissēs obtulisset obtulissēmus obtulissētis obtulissent
passive present offerar offerāris, offerāre offerātur offerāmur offerāminī offerantur
imperfect offerrer offerrēris, offerrēre offerrētur offerrēmur offerrēminī offerrentur
perfect oblātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect oblātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present offer offerte
future offertō offertō offertōte offeruntō
passive present offerre offeriminī
future offertor offertor offeruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives offerre obtulisse oblātūrus esse offerrī oblātus esse oblātum īrī
participles offerēns oblātūrus oblātus offerendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
offerre offerendī offerendō offerendum oblātum oblātū

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  • offero” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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