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Causative form of accedō, with ar- for ad- (as in arbiter).



arcessō ‎(present infinitive arcessere, perfect active arcessīvī, supine arcessītum); third conjugation

  1. I send for, call, invite, summon, fetch.
  2. I summon or arraign someone before a court of justice; accuse, inform against.


   Conjugation of arcesso (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present arcessō arcessis arcessit arcessimus arcessitis arcessunt
imperfect arcessēbam arcessēbās arcessēbat arcessēbāmus arcessēbātis arcessēbant
future arcessam arcessēs arcesset arcessēmus arcessētis arcessent
perfect arcessīvī arcessīvistī arcessīvit arcessīvimus arcessīvistis arcessīvērunt, arcessīvēre
pluperfect arcessīveram arcessīverās arcessīverat arcessīverāmus arcessīverātis arcessīverant
future perfect arcessīverō arcessīveris arcessīverit arcessīverimus arcessīveritis arcessīverint
passive present arcessor arcesseris, arcessere arcessitur arcessimur arcessiminī arcessuntur
imperfect arcessēbar arcessēbāris, arcessēbāre arcessēbātur arcessēbāmur arcessēbāminī arcessēbantur
future arcessar arcessēris, arcessēre arcessētur arcessēmur arcessēminī arcessentur
perfect arcessītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect arcessītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect arcessītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present arcessam arcessās arcessat arcessāmus arcessātis arcessant
imperfect arcesserem arcesserēs arcesseret arcesserēmus arcesserētis arcesserent
perfect arcessīverim arcessīverīs arcessīverit arcessīverīmus arcessīverītis arcessīverint
pluperfect arcessīvissem arcessīvissēs arcessīvisset arcessīvissēmus arcessīvissētis arcessīvissent
passive present arcessar arcessāris, arcessāre arcessātur arcessāmur arcessāminī arcessantur
imperfect arcesserer arcesserēris, arcesserēre arcesserētur arcesserēmur arcesserēminī arcesserentur
perfect arcessītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect arcessītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present arcesse arcessite
future arcessitō arcessitō arcessitōte arcessuntō
passive present arcessere arcessiminī
future arcessitor arcessitor arcessuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives arcessere arcessīvisse arcessītūrus esse arcessī arcessītus esse arcessītum īrī
participles arcessēns arcessītūrus arcessītus arcessendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
arcessere arcessendī arcessendō arcessendum arcessītum arcessītū


  • arcesso” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.