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From re- +‎ trahō (I drag).



retrahō (present infinitive retrahere, perfect active retrāxī, supine retrāctum); third conjugation

  1. I draw or pull back, withdraw; call back, remove; withhold; divert.
  2. I drag back, fetch back, bring back a person.
  3. I draw again or anew; bring to light again, make known again.


   Conjugation of retrahō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrahō retrahis retrahit retrahimus retrahitis retrahunt
imperfect retrahēbam retrahēbās retrahēbat retrahēbāmus retrahēbātis retrahēbant
future retraham retrahēs retrahet retrahēmus retrahētis retrahent
perfect retrāxī retrāxistī retrāxit retrāximus retrāxistis retrāxērunt, retrāxēre
pluperfect retrāxeram retrāxerās retrāxerat retrāxerāmus retrāxerātis retrāxerant
future perfect retrāxerō retrāxeris retrāxerit retrāxerimus retrāxeritis retrāxerint
passive present retrahor retraheris, retrahere retrahitur retrahimur retrahiminī retrahuntur
imperfect retrahēbar retrahēbāris, retrahēbāre retrahēbātur retrahēbāmur retrahēbāminī retrahēbantur
future retrahar retrahēris, retrahēre retrahētur retrahēmur retrahēminī retrahentur
perfect retrāctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect retrāctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect retrāctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retraham retrahās retrahat retrahāmus retrahātis retrahant
imperfect retraherem retraherēs retraheret retraherēmus retraherētis retraherent
perfect retrāxerim retrāxerīs retrāxerit retrāxerīmus retrāxerītis retrāxerint
pluperfect retrāxissem retrāxissēs retrāxisset retrāxissēmus retrāxissētis retrāxissent
passive present retrahar retrahāris, retrahāre retrahātur retrahāmur retrahāminī retrahantur
imperfect retraherer retraherēris, retraherēre retraherētur retraherēmur retraherēminī retraherentur
perfect retrāctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect retrāctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present retrahe retrahite
future retrahitō retrahitō retrahitōte retrahuntō
passive present retrahere retrahiminī
future retrahitor retrahitor retrahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives retrahere retrāxisse retrāctūrum esse retrahī retrāctum esse retrāctum īrī
participles retrahēns retrāctūrus retrāctus retrahendus, retrahundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
retrahendī retrahendō retrahendum retrahendō retrāctum retrāctū

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