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From sub- +‎ ferō (carry, bear).



sufferō (present infinitive sufferre, perfect active sustulī, supine sublātum); third conjugation, irregular

  1. I bear or carry under; put or lay under.
  2. I offer, proffer.
  3. I hold up, bear, support, sustain.
  4. I bear, endure, suffer, undergo.


   Conjugation of sufferō (third conjugation, irregular, suppletive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sufferō suffers suffert sufferimus suffertis sufferunt
imperfect sufferēbam sufferēbās sufferēbat sufferēbāmus sufferēbātis sufferēbant
future sufferam sufferēs sufferet sufferēmus sufferētis sufferent
perfect sustulī sustulistī sustulit sustulimus sustulistis sustulērunt, sustulēre
pluperfect sustuleram sustulerās sustulerat sustulerāmus sustulerātis sustulerant
future perfect sustulerō sustuleris sustulerit sustulerimus sustuleritis sustulerint
passive present sufferor sufferris, sufferre suffertur sufferimur sufferiminī sufferuntur
imperfect sufferēbar sufferēbāris, sufferēbāre sufferēbātur sufferēbāmur sufferēbāminī sufferēbantur
future sufferar sufferēris, sufferēre sufferētur sufferēmur sufferēminī sufferentur
perfect sublātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect sublātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect sublātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sufferam sufferās sufferat sufferāmus sufferātis sufferant
imperfect sufferrem sufferrēs sufferret sufferrēmus sufferrētis sufferrent
perfect sustulerim sustulerīs sustulerit sustulerīmus sustulerītis sustulerint
pluperfect sustulissem sustulissēs sustulisset sustulissēmus sustulissētis sustulissent
passive present sufferar sufferāris, sufferāre sufferātur sufferāmur sufferāminī sufferantur
imperfect sufferrer sufferrēris, sufferrēre sufferrētur sufferrēmur sufferrēminī sufferrentur
perfect sublātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect sublātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffer sufferte
future suffertō suffertō suffertōte sufferuntō
passive present sufferre sufferiminī
future suffertor suffertor sufferuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives sufferre sustulisse sublātūrum esse sufferrī sublātum esse sublātum īrī
participles sufferēns sublātūrus sublātus sufferendus, sufferundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
sufferendī sufferendō sufferendum sufferendō sublātum sublātū

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See alsoEdit


  • suffero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • suffero in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • suffero in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934