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From sub- (under, up towards) +‎ veniō (come)



subveniō (present infinitive subvenīre, perfect active subvēnī, supine subventum); fourth conjugation, impersonal in the passive

  1. I support, assist, come to the aid of, rescue
  2. I come up, come to mind, occur to.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Classical Latin, subveniō was intransitive, with its object expressed in the dative case.
  • In Medieval Latin, subveniō was sometimes transitive.


   Conjugation of subveniō (fourth conjugation, impersonal in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subveniō subvenīs subvenit subvenīmus subvenītis subveniunt
imperfect subveniēbam subveniēbās subveniēbat subveniēbāmus subveniēbātis subveniēbant
future subveniam subveniēs subveniet subveniēmus subveniētis subvenient
perfect subvēnī subvēnistī subvēnit subvēnimus subvēnistis subvēnērunt, subvēnēre
pluperfect subvēneram subvēnerās subvēnerat subvēnerāmus subvēnerātis subvēnerant
future perfect subvēnerō subvēneris subvēnerit subvēnerimus subvēneritis subvēnerint
passive present subvenītur
imperfect subveniēbātur
future subveniētur
perfect subventum est
pluperfect subventum erat
future perfect subventum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subveniam subveniās subveniat subveniāmus subveniātis subveniant
imperfect subvenīrem subvenīrēs subvenīret subvenīrēmus subvenīrētis subvenīrent
perfect subvēnerim subvēnerīs subvēnerit subvēnerīmus subvēnerītis subvēnerint
pluperfect subvēnissem subvēnissēs subvēnisset subvēnissēmus subvēnissētis subvēnissent
passive present subveniātur
imperfect subvenīrētur
perfect subventum sit
pluperfect subventum esset, subventum foret
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subvenī subvenīte
future subvenītō subvenītō subvenītōte subveniuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives subvenīre subvēnisse subventūrum esse subvenīrī subventum esse
participles subveniēns subventūrus subventum subveniendum, subveniundum
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
subveniendī subveniendō subveniendum subveniendō subventum subventū

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  • Catalan: subvenir
  • English: subvene
  • French: souvenir, subvenir