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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/, [äˈd͡ʒiːr̺e]
  • Stress: agìre
  • Hyphenation: a‧gi‧re

VerbEdit

agire

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

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