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citō āvī, ātus, āre, intens.

cieo, to put in quick motion, rouse, excite, only in P. perf.; see citatus.—To urge, call, summon: patres in curiam citari, L.: centuriatim populum, L.: iudices: citari nominatim unum ex iis, etc. (for enrolment), L.— In law, to call, summon: citat reum: citat accusatorem ... citatus accusator non respondit: omnes abs te rei capitis citantur.—To call to witness, call upon, appeal to: quos ego testīs citaturus fui, L.: numina, O. — Fig., to call forth, excite: motus (animi) opinione citetur. — To appeal to, quote, cite: quamvis citetur Salamis testis victoriae: quos (libros) auctores, L.To mention by name, name, mention, proclaim, announce: Graeci, qui hoc anapaesto citantur: victorem Olympiae citari, N.: paeanem, to reiterate: io Bacche, call out, H.: citarier ad suum munus, invoked, Ct.

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