accite

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin accitus, past participle of acciō ‎(I call forth), formed from ad + cieō ‎(summon, call).

VerbEdit

accite ‎(third-person singular simple present accites, present participle acciting, simple past and past participle accited)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To summon.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Chapman, (Please provide the title of the work):
      Our heralds now accited all that were Endamaged by the Elians.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To quote.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To excite.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To induce.
    • 1600, William Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 2:
      And what accites your most worshipful thought to think so?

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