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From pro- +‎ creo



prōcreō (present infinitive prōcreāre, perfect active prōcreāvī, supine prōcreātum); first conjugation

  1. I beget, generate, procreate, produce


   Conjugation of prōcreō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōcreō prōcreās prōcreat prōcreāmus prōcreātis prōcreant
imperfect prōcreābam prōcreābās prōcreābat prōcreābāmus prōcreābātis prōcreābant
future prōcreābō prōcreābis prōcreābit prōcreābimus prōcreābitis prōcreābunt
perfect prōcreāvī prōcreāvistī, prōcreāstī1 prōcreāvit prōcreāvimus prōcreāvistis, prōcreāstis1 prōcreāvērunt, prōcreāvēre
pluperfect prōcreāveram prōcreāverās prōcreāverat prōcreāverāmus prōcreāverātis prōcreāverant
future perfect prōcreāverō prōcreāveris prōcreāverit prōcreāverimus prōcreāveritis prōcreāverint
passive present prōcreor prōcreāris, prōcreāre prōcreātur prōcreāmur prōcreāminī prōcreantur
imperfect prōcreābar prōcreābāris, prōcreābāre prōcreābātur prōcreābāmur prōcreābāminī prōcreābantur
future prōcreābor prōcreāberis, prōcreābere prōcreābitur prōcreābimur prōcreābiminī prōcreābuntur
perfect prōcreātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōcreātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōcreātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōcreem prōcreēs prōcreet prōcreēmus prōcreētis prōcreent
imperfect prōcreārem prōcreārēs prōcreāret prōcreārēmus prōcreārētis prōcreārent
perfect prōcreāverim prōcreāverīs prōcreāverit prōcreāverīmus prōcreāverītis prōcreāverint
pluperfect prōcreāvissem, prōcreāssem1 prōcreāvissēs, prōcreāssēs1 prōcreāvisset, prōcreāsset1 prōcreāvissēmus, prōcreāssēmus1 prōcreāvissētis, prōcreāssētis1 prōcreāvissent, prōcreāssent1
passive present prōcreer prōcreēris, prōcreēre prōcreētur prōcreēmur prōcreēminī prōcreentur
imperfect prōcreārer prōcreārēris, prōcreārēre prōcreārētur prōcreārēmur prōcreārēminī prōcreārentur
perfect prōcreātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōcreātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōcreā prōcreāte
future prōcreātō prōcreātō prōcreātōte prōcreantō
passive present prōcreāre prōcreāminī
future prōcreātor prōcreātor prōcreantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōcreāre prōcreāvisse, prōcreāsse1 prōcreātūrum esse prōcreārī prōcreātum esse prōcreātum īrī
participles prōcreāns prōcreātūrus prōcreātus prōcreandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prōcreandī prōcreandō prōcreandum prōcreandō prōcreātum prōcreātū

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



  • procreo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • procreo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • procreo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) God is the Creator of the world: deus est mundi procreator (not creator), aedificator, fabricator, opifex rerum




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