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compello

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From com- (together) + pellō (drive).

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

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