agire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French agir, itself borrowed from Latin agere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈd͡ʒi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: a‧gì‧re

Verb[edit]

agìre (first-person singular present agìsco, first-person singular past historic agìi, past participle agìto, auxiliary avére) (intransitive) [auxiliary avere]

  1. to act or operate
    Synonyms: fare, operare
  2. to work, run or function
    Synonym: funzionare
  3. to take effect
  4. to behave
    Synonym: comportarsi
  5. (law) to proceed (against)
  6. (medicine) to affect (part of the body, etc.)
  7. (psychology) to act out

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References[edit]

  • agire in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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