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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *agīre, present active infinitive of *agēscō, from a change in conjugation of Latin agō (infinitive agere), from Proto-Italic *agō (I drive; I push; I do, act), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (to be driving), thematic root verb of the root *h₂eǵ- (to drive).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈd͡ʒi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: a‧gì‧re

VerbEdit

agìre (first-person singular present agìsco, first-person singular past historic agìi, past participle agìto, auxiliary avere) (intransitive)

  1. to act or operate
  2. to work, run or function
  3. to take effect
  4. to behave
  5. (law) to proceed (against)
  6. (medicine) to affect (part of the body, etc.)
  7. (psychology) to act out

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