From prō- +‎ trahō (I drag).



prōtrahō (present infinitive prōtrahere, perfect active prōtrāxī, supine prōtractum); third conjugation

  1. I drag, pull, draw or bring forth or out (to a place).
  2. I bring to light, discover, disclose, reveal, expose, betray.
  3. I lengthen out something as to time; prolong, protract, defer.
  4. I extend, increase.


   Conjugation of prōtrahō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtrahō prōtrahis prōtrahit prōtrahimus prōtrahitis prōtrahunt
imperfect prōtrahēbam prōtrahēbās prōtrahēbat prōtrahēbāmus prōtrahēbātis prōtrahēbant
future prōtraham prōtrahēs prōtrahet prōtrahēmus prōtrahētis prōtrahent
perfect prōtrāxī prōtrāxistī prōtrāxit prōtrāximus prōtrāxistis prōtrāxērunt, prōtrāxēre
pluperfect prōtrāxeram prōtrāxerās prōtrāxerat prōtrāxerāmus prōtrāxerātis prōtrāxerant
future perfect prōtrāxerō prōtrāxeris prōtrāxerit prōtrāxerimus prōtrāxeritis prōtrāxerint
passive present prōtrahor prōtraheris, prōtrahere prōtrahitur prōtrahimur prōtrahiminī prōtrahuntur
imperfect prōtrahēbar prōtrahēbāris, prōtrahēbāre prōtrahēbātur prōtrahēbāmur prōtrahēbāminī prōtrahēbantur
future prōtrahar prōtrahēris, prōtrahēre prōtrahētur prōtrahēmur prōtrahēminī prōtrahentur
perfect prōtractus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōtractus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōtractus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtraham prōtrahās prōtrahat prōtrahāmus prōtrahātis prōtrahant
imperfect prōtraherem prōtraherēs prōtraheret prōtraherēmus prōtraherētis prōtraherent
perfect prōtrāxerim prōtrāxerīs prōtrāxerit prōtrāxerīmus prōtrāxerītis prōtrāxerint
pluperfect prōtrāxissem prōtrāxissēs prōtrāxisset prōtrāxissēmus prōtrāxissētis prōtrāxissent
passive present prōtrahar prōtrahāris, prōtrahāre prōtrahātur prōtrahāmur prōtrahāminī prōtrahantur
imperfect prōtraherer prōtraherēris, prōtraherēre prōtraherētur prōtraherēmur prōtraherēminī prōtraherentur
perfect prōtractus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōtractus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtrahe prōtrahite
future prōtrahitō prōtrahitō prōtrahitōte prōtrahuntō
passive present prōtrahere prōtrahiminī
future prōtrahitor prōtrahitor prōtrahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōtrahere prōtrāxisse prōtractūrum esse prōtrahī prōtractum esse prōtractum īrī
participles prōtrahēns prōtractūrus prōtractus prōtrahendus, prōtrahundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prōtrahendī prōtrahendō prōtrahendum prōtrahendō prōtractum prōtractū

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  • English: protract
  • French: portraire
  • Italian: protrarre
  • Portuguese: protrair