Definition 2024



See also: applicò




  1. first-person singular present indicative of applicare


Alternative forms


From ad- + plicō (fold; arrive).



applicō (present infinitive applicāre, perfect active applicāvī, supine applicātum); first conjugation

  1. I apply.
  2. I add, attach, join to.


   Conjugation of applico (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present applicō applicās applicat applicāmus applicātis applicant
imperfect applicābam applicābās applicābat applicābāmus applicābātis applicābant
future applicābō applicābis applicābit applicābimus applicābitis applicābunt
perfect applicāvī applicāvistī applicāvit applicāvimus applicāvistis applicāvērunt, applicāvēre
pluperfect applicāveram applicāverās applicāverat applicāverāmus applicāverātis applicāverant
future perfect applicāverō applicāveris applicāverit applicāverimus applicāveritis applicāverint
passive present applicor applicāris, applicāre applicātur applicāmur applicāminī applicantur
imperfect applicābar applicābāris, applicābāre applicābātur applicābāmur applicābāminī applicābantur
future applicābor applicāberis, applicābere applicābitur applicābimur applicābiminī applicābuntur
perfect applicātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect applicātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect applicātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present applicem applicēs applicet applicēmus applicētis applicent
imperfect applicārem applicārēs applicāret applicārēmus applicārētis applicārent
perfect applicāverim applicāverīs applicāverit applicāverīmus applicāverītis applicāverint
pluperfect applicāvissem applicāvissēs applicāvisset applicāvissēmus applicāvissētis applicāvissent
passive present applicer applicēris, applicēre applicētur applicēmur applicēminī applicentur
imperfect applicārer applicārēris, applicārēre applicārētur applicārēmur applicārēminī applicārentur
perfect applicātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect applicātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present applicā applicāte
future applicātō applicātō applicātōte applicantō
passive present applicāre applicāminī
future applicātor applicātor applicantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives applicāre applicāvisse applicātūrus esse applicārī applicātus esse applicātum īrī
participles applicāns applicātūrus applicātus applicandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
applicāre applicandī applicandō applicandum applicātum applicātū



  • applico in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • applico in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “applico”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to gain some one's friendship; to become intimate with: ad alicuius amicitiam se conferre, se applicare
    • to become a pupil, disciple of some one: operam dare or simply se dare alicui, se tradere in disciplinam alicuius, se conferre, se applicare ad aliquem
    • to apply oneself to the study of philosophy: animum appellere or se applicare ad philosophiam
    • to devote oneself to writing history: ad historiam (scribendam) se conferre or se applicare
    • to become a writer, embrace a literary career: animum ad scribendum appellere, applicare