1. first-person singular present indicative of propellere



From prō + pellō ‎(push, drive).



prōpellō ‎(present infinitive prōpellere, perfect active prōpulī, supine prōpulsum); third conjugation

  1. I drive, push or urge forth or forward; hurl, propel.
  2. I hurl or cast down, overthrow, expel.
  3. I drive on, impel, incite, urge.
  4. I drive away, keep or ward off.


   Conjugation of propello (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpellō prōpellis prōpellit prōpellimus prōpellitis prōpellunt
imperfect prōpellēbam prōpellēbās prōpellēbat prōpellēbāmus prōpellēbātis prōpellēbant
future prōpellam prōpellēs prōpellet prōpellēmus prōpellētis prōpellent
perfect prōpulī prōpulistī prōpulit prōpulimus prōpulistis prōpulērunt, prōpulēre
pluperfect prōpuleram prōpulerās prōpulerat prōpulerāmus prōpulerātis prōpulerant
future perfect prōpulerō prōpuleris prōpulerit prōpulerimus prōpuleritis prōpulerint
passive present prōpellor prōpelleris, prōpellere prōpellitur prōpellimur prōpelliminī prōpelluntur
imperfect prōpellēbar prōpellēbāris, prōpellēbāre prōpellēbātur prōpellēbāmur prōpellēbāminī prōpellēbantur
future prōpellar prōpellēris, prōpellēre prōpellētur prōpellēmur prōpellēminī prōpellentur
perfect prōpulsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōpulsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōpulsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpellam prōpellās prōpellat prōpellāmus prōpellātis prōpellant
imperfect prōpellerem prōpellerēs prōpelleret prōpellerēmus prōpellerētis prōpellerent
perfect prōpulerim prōpulerīs prōpulerit prōpulerīmus prōpulerītis prōpulerint
pluperfect prōpulissem prōpulissēs prōpulisset prōpulissēmus prōpulissētis prōpulissent
passive present prōpellar prōpellāris, prōpellāre prōpellātur prōpellāmur prōpellāminī prōpellantur
imperfect prōpellerer prōpellerēris, prōpellerēre prōpellerētur prōpellerēmur prōpellerēminī prōpellerentur
perfect prōpulsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōpulsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpelle prōpellite
future prōpellitō prōpellitō prōpellitōte prōpelluntō
passive present prōpellere prōpelliminī
future prōpellitor prōpellitor prōpelluntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōpellere prōpulisse prōpulsūrus esse prōpellī prōpulsus esse prōpulsum īrī
participles prōpellēns prōpulsūrus prōpulsus prōpellendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōpellere prōpellendī prōpellendō prōpellendum prōpulsum prōpulsū

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