From Latin accitus, past participle of accire, "to call for", formed from ad- + ciere "to move", "to call".
accite (third-person singular simple present accites, present participle acciting, simple past and past participle accited)
- (transitive, obsolete) To summon.
- Our heralds now accited all that were Endamaged by the Elians. - Chapman
- (transitive, obsolete) To quote.
- (transitive, obsolete) To excite.
- (transitive, obsolete) To induce.
- 1600, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2:
- And what accites your most worshipful thought to think so?
Last modified on 26 August 2013, at 21:10
- second-person plural present active imperative of acciō