κατηγορέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κᾰτήγορος (katḗgoros) +‎ -έω (-éō), or from κᾰτᾰ- (kata-, against) +‎ ἀγορεύω (agoreúō, to speak in assembly).

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Verb[edit]

κᾰτηγορέω (katēgoréō) first-singular present indicative

  1. to speak against, especially before judges, to accuse, to denounce publicly
    1. to state or bring as a charge against a person, accuse of it
    2. (with accusative of object) to allege in accusation
      1. (passive voice) to be accused
    3. (absolute) to be an accuser, appear as prosecutor
  2. to signify, indicate, prove
    1. (followed by a relative pronoun) to tell plainly, declare, assert
  3. (in logic) to predicate of a person or thing
    1. to affirm

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