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From Latin quadrum.



quadro (feminine singular quadra, masculine plural quadri, feminine plural quadre)

  1. square


quadro m (plural quadri)

  1. A painting or picture
  2. A square
  3. A description or outline or sketch
  4. (in the plural) diamonds (suit of playing cards)
  5. A cadre




  1. first-person singular present indicative of quadrare



From quadrus (square), from quattuor (four).



quadrō (present infinitive quadrāre, perfect active quadrāvī, supine quadrātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive) I make four-cornered, square, make square.
  2. (transitive) I put in order, join properly, complete, perfect.
  3. (intransitive) I agree with, fit with, square with.
  4. (intransitive, of accounts) I accord, agree.
  5. (intransitive, of words) I am fitting, appropriate.


   Conjugation of quadro (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present quadrō quadrās quadrat quadrāmus quadrātis quadrant
imperfect quadrābam quadrābās quadrābat quadrābāmus quadrābātis quadrābant
future quadrābō quadrābis quadrābit quadrābimus quadrābitis quadrābunt
perfect quadrāvī quadrāvistī quadrāvit quadrāvimus quadrāvistis quadrāvērunt, quadrāvēre
pluperfect quadrāveram quadrāverās quadrāverat quadrāverāmus quadrāverātis quadrāverant
future perfect quadrāverō quadrāveris quadrāverit quadrāverimus quadrāveritis quadrāverint
passive present quadror quadrāris, quadrāre quadrātur quadrāmur quadrāminī quadrantur
imperfect quadrābar quadrābāris, quadrābāre quadrābātur quadrābāmur quadrābāminī quadrābantur
future quadrābor quadrāberis, quadrābere quadrābitur quadrābimur quadrābiminī quadrābuntur
perfect quadrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect quadrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect quadrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present quadrem quadrēs quadret quadrēmus quadrētis quadrent
imperfect quadrārem quadrārēs quadrāret quadrārēmus quadrārētis quadrārent
perfect quadrāverim quadrāverīs quadrāverit quadrāverīmus quadrāverītis quadrāverint
pluperfect quadrāvissem quadrāvissēs quadrāvisset quadrāvissēmus quadrāvissētis quadrāvissent
passive present quadrer quadrēris, quadrēre quadrētur quadrēmur quadrēminī quadrentur
imperfect quadrārer quadrārēris, quadrārēre quadrārētur quadrārēmur quadrārēminī quadrārentur
perfect quadrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect quadrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present quadrā quadrāte
future quadrātō quadrātō quadrātōte quadrantō
passive present quadrāre quadrāminī
future quadrātor quadrātor quadrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives quadrāre quadrāvisse quadrātūrus esse quadrārī quadrātus esse quadrātum īrī
participles quadrāns quadrātūrus quadrātus quadrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
quadrāre quadrandī quadrandō quadrandum quadrātum quadrātū

Derived termsEdit



  • quadro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “quadro”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • quadro” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to march with closed ranks, in order of battle: agmine quadrato incedere, ire


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From Latin quadrum. Compare Italian quadro.



quadro m (plural quadros)

  1. (art) painting; picture
  2. square
  3. description; outline
  4. board, e.g. blackboard, chalkboard, whiteboard


For usage examples of this term, see Citations:quadro.