Definition 2024






  1. first-person singular indicative present of condurre



From con- + dūcō (lead).



condūcō (present infinitive condūcere, perfect active condūxī, supine conductum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. (transitive) I lead, bring or draw together; assemble, collect.
  2. (transitive) I connect, join, unite; close up; coagulate.
  3. (transitive) I hire, rent, employ, take on lease, undertake; farm; bribe.
  4. (intransitive) I am conducive to, contribute to something by being useful, I am of use or profitable, serve.


   Conjugation of conduco (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present condūcō condūcis condūcit condūcimus condūcitis condū****
imperfect condūcēbam condūcēbās condūcēbat condūcēbāmus condūcēbātis condūcēbant
future condūcam condūcēs condūcet condūcēmus condūcētis condūcent
perfect condūxī condūxistī condūxit condūximus condūxistis condūxērunt, condūxēre
pluperfect condūxeram condūxerās condūxerat condūxerāmus condūxerātis condūxerant
future perfect condūxerō condūxeris condūxerit condūxerimus condūxeritis condūxerint
passive present condūcor condūceris, condūcere condūcitur condūcimur condūciminī condūcuntur
imperfect condūcēbar condūcēbāris, condūcēbāre condūcēbātur condūcēbāmur condūcēbāminī condūcēbantur
future condūcar condūcēris, condūcēre condūcētur condūcēmur condūcēminī condūcentur
perfect conductus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect conductus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect conductus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present condūcam condūcās condūcat condūcāmus condūcātis condūcant
imperfect condūcerem condūcerēs condūceret condūcerēmus condūcerētis condūcerent
perfect condūxerim condūxerīs condūxerit condūxerīmus condūxerītis condūxerint
pluperfect condūxissem condūxissēs condūxisset condūxissēmus condūxissētis condūxissent
passive present condūcar condūcāris, condūcāre condūcātur condūcāmur condūcāminī condūcantur
imperfect condūcerer condūcerēris, condūcerēre condūcerētur condūcerēmur condūcerēminī condūcerentur
perfect conductus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect conductus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present condūc, condūce condūcite
future condūcitō condūcitō condūcitōte condū****ō
passive present condūcere condūciminī
future condūcitor condūcitor condūcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives condūcere condūxisse conductūrus esse condūcī conductus esse conductum īrī
participles condūcēns conductūrus conductus condūcendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
condūcere condūcendī condūcendō condūcendum conductum conductū

Derived terms

  • condūcenter
  • condūcibilis
  • conductīcius / conductītius

Related terms



  • conduco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conduco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “conduco”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to undertake the contract for a work: opus redimere, conducere
    • to give, undertake a contract for building a house: domum aedificandam locare, conducere
    • to farm the revenues: vectigalia redimere, conducere
    • to undertake a contract for building a portico: redimere, conducere porticum aedificandam (Div. 2. 21. 47)
    • to concentrate troops: conducere, contrahere copias