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