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compello

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

com- (together) +‎ pellō (I drive) +‎ (suffix forming first-conjugation verbs)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active compellō, present infinitive compellāre, perfect active compellāvī, supine compellātum

  1. I address, accost
  2. I challenge
  3. I rebuke
  4. I accuse
  5. I compel, incite, impel, drive, force

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

present active compellō, present infinitive compellere, perfect active compulī, supine compulsum

  1. I compel
  2. I urge
  3. I drive together

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • compello” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • compel in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911