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From sub- ("under, beneath; at the foot of; close to") +‎ iaci? ("throw, hurl").



subici? (present infinitive subicere, perfect active subi?c?, supine subiectum); third conjugation i?-variant

  1. I throw, lay, place or bring under or near
  2. I subdue
  3. I supply
  4. I forge, counterfeit
  5. I subject, submit
  6. I prompt, propose

Usage notes

  • In post-Augustan poetry the first syllable of verb forms was generally made light.


   Conjugation of subici? (third conjugation i?-variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subici? subicis subicit subicimus subicitis subiciunt
imperfect subici?bam subici?b?s subici?bat subici?b?mus subici?b?tis subici?bant
future subiciam subici?s subiciet subici?mus subici?tis subicient
perfect subi?c? subi?cist? subi?cit subi?cimus subi?cistis subi?c?runt, subi?c?re
pluperfect subi?ceram subi?cer?s subi?cerat subi?cer?mus subi?cer?tis subi?cerant
future perfect subi?cer? subi?ceris subi?cerit subi?cerimus subi?ceritis subi?cerint
passive present subicior subiceris, subicere subicitur subicimur subicimin? subiciuntur
imperfect subici?bar subici?b?ris, subici?b?re subici?b?tur subici?b?mur subici?b?min? subici?bantur
future subiciar subici?ris, subici?re subici?tur subici?mur subici?min? subicientur
perfect subiectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect subiectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect subiectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subiciam subici?s subiciat subici?mus subici?tis subiciant
imperfect subicerem subicer?s subiceret subicer?mus subicer?tis subicerent
perfect subi?cerim subi?cer?s subi?cerit subi?cer?mus subi?cer?tis subi?cerint
pluperfect subi?cissem subi?ciss?s subi?cisset subi?ciss?mus subi?ciss?tis subi?cissent
passive present subiciar subici?ris, subici?re subici?tur subici?mur subici?min? subiciantur
imperfect subicerer subicer?ris, subicer?re subicer?tur subicer?mur subicer?min? subicerentur
perfect subiectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect subiectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present subice subicite
future subicit? subicit? subicit?te subiciunt?
passive present subicere subicimin?
future subicitor subicitor subiciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives subicere subi?cisse subiect?rum esse subic? subiectum esse subiectum ?r?
participles subici?ns subiect?rus subiectus subiciendus, subiciundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
subiciend? subiciend? subiciendum subiciend? subiectum subiect?

Derived terms

Related terms


  • English: subject


  • subicio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • subicio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • subicio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to set fire to houses: ignem tectis inferre, subicere
    • to represent a thing vividly: oculis or sub oculos, sub aspectum subicere aliquid
    • to give a general idea of a thing: sub unum aspectum subicere aliquid
    • to produce a false will: testamentum subicere, supponere
    • to make oneself master of a people, country: populum, terram suo imperio, suae potestati subicere (not sibi by itself)
    • to make one's submission to some one: se imperio alicuius subicere (not alicui)
    • (ambiguous) the town lies at the foot of a mountain: oppidum monti subiectum est
    • (ambiguous) to come within the sphere of the senses: sensibus or sub sensus subiectum esse
    • (ambiguous) to have to submit to the uncertainties of fortune; to be subject to Fortune's caprice: sub varios incertosque casus subiectum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be comprised under the term 'fear.: sub metum subiectum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be subject to some one, under some one's dominion: subiectum esse, obnoxium esse imperio or dicioni alicuius (not simply alicui)

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