compello

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From con- ‎(together) +‎ pellō ‎(drive).

Verb[edit]

compellō ‎(present infinitive compellere, perfect active compulī, supine compulsum); third conjugation

  1. I compel
  2. I urge
  3. I drive together
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of compello (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compellō compellis compellit compellimus compellitis compellunt
imperfect compellēbam compellēbās compellēbat compellēbāmus compellēbātis compellēbant
future compellam compellēs compellet compellēmus compellētis compellent
perfect compulī compulistī compulit compulimus compulistis compulērunt, compulēre
pluperfect compuleram compulerās compulerat compulerāmus compulerātis compulerant
future perfect compulerō compuleris compulerit compulerimus compuleritis compulerint
passive present compellor compelleris, compellere compellitur compellimur compelliminī compelluntur
imperfect compellēbar compellēbāris, compellēbāre compellēbātur compellēbāmur compellēbāminī compellēbantur
future compellar compellēris, compellēre compellētur compellēmur compellēminī compellentur
perfect compulsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect compulsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect compulsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compellam compellās compellat compellāmus compellātis compellant
imperfect compellerem compellerēs compelleret compellerēmus compellerētis compellerent
perfect compulerim compulerīs compulerit compulerīmus compulerītis compulerint
pluperfect compulissem compulissēs compulisset compulissēmus compulissētis compulissent
passive present compellar compellāris, compellāre compellātur compellāmur compellāminī compellantur
imperfect compellerer compellerēris, compellerēre compellerētur compellerēmur compellerēminī compellerentur
perfect compulsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect compulsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compelle compellite
future compellitō compellitō compellitōte compelluntō
passive present compellere compelliminī
future compellitor compellitor compelluntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives compellere compulisse compulsūrus esse compellī compulsus esse compulsum īrī
participles compellēns compulsūrus compulsus compellendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
compellere compellendī compellendō compellendum compulsum compulsū

Etymology 2[edit]

From con- ‎(together) +‎ pellō ‎(drive) +‎ .

Verb[edit]

compellō ‎(present infinitive compellāre, perfect active compellāvī, supine compellātum); first conjugation

  1. I address, accost
  2. I challenge
  3. I rebuke
  4. I accuse
  5. I compel, incite, impel, drive, force
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of compello (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compellō compellās compellat compellāmus compellātis compellant
imperfect compellābam compellābās compellābat compellābāmus compellābātis compellābant
future compellābō compellābis compellābit compellābimus compellābitis compellābunt
perfect compellāvī compellāvistī compellāvit compellāvimus compellāvistis compellāvērunt, compellāvēre
pluperfect compellāveram compellāverās compellāverat compellāverāmus compellāverātis compellāverant
future perfect compellāverō compellāveris compellāverit compellāverimus compellāveritis compellāverint
passive present compellor compellāris, compellāre compellātur compellāmur compellāminī compellantur
imperfect compellābar compellābāris, compellābāre compellābātur compellābāmur compellābāminī compellābantur
future compellābor compellāberis, compellābere compellābitur compellābimur compellābiminī compellābuntur
perfect compellātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect compellātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect compellātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compellem compellēs compellet compellēmus compellētis compellent
imperfect compellārem compellārēs compellāret compellārēmus compellārētis compellārent
perfect compellāverim compellāverīs compellāverit compellāverīmus compellāverītis compellāverint
pluperfect compellāvissem compellāvissēs compellāvisset compellāvissēmus compellāvissētis compellāvissent
passive present compeller compellēris, compellēre compellētur compellēmur compellēminī compellentur
imperfect compellārer compellārēris, compellārēre compellārētur compellārēmur compellārēminī compellārentur
perfect compellātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect compellātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present compellā compellāte
future compellātō compellātō compellātōte compellantō
passive present compellāre compellāminī
future compellātor compellātor compellantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives compellāre compellāvisse compellātūrus esse compellārī compellātus esse compellātum īrī
participles compellāns compellātūrus compellātus compellandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
compellāre compellandī compellandō compellandum compellātum compellātū

References[edit]

  • compello in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • compello in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • compello in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be driven into the arms of philosophy: in sinum philosophiae compelli
  • compel in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911