accite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin accitus, past participle of acciō (I call forth), formed from ad + cieō (summon, call).

Verb[edit]

accite (third-person singular simple present accites, present participle acciting, simple past and past participle accited)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To summon.
    • ca. 1593, William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Act I, sc. 1
      He by the senate is accit'd home
      From weary wars against the barbarous Goths
    • 1598, George Chapman, verse translation of Homer's Iliad, Book 11:
      Our heralds now accited all that were
      Endamag'd by the Elians ...
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To quote.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To excite.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To induce.
    • 1600, William Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 2:
      And what accites your most worshipful thought to think so?

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

accīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of acciō