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  • 1 signum

    signum, i, n. [perh. Sanscr. sag-, to cling to, adhere; cf. sigilla].
    I.
    In gen., a mark, token, sign, indication (very frequent in all styles and periods; cf.

    insigne): meo patri torulus inerit aureus Sub petaso: id signum Amphitruoni non erit,

    Plaut. Am. prol. 145 sq.:

    ut eam (nutricem) adducam et signa ostendam haec, i. e. crepundia,

    Ter. Eun. 4, 7, 38; 5, 3, 5:

    ut fures earum rerum, quas ceperunt, signa commutant, etc.,

    Cic. Fin. 5, 25, 74; so (with notae) id. de Or. 2, 41, 174; id. Lael. 17, 62; cf.:

    omne probabile aut signum est aut credibile... Signum est, quod sub sensum aliquem cadit et quiddam significat, quod ex ipso profectum videtur, etc.,

    id. Inv. 1, 30, 47 sq.:

    aut pecori signum aut numeros inpressit acervis,

    Verg. G. 1, 263; cf.:

    servitii signum cervice gerens,

    Ov. M. 3, 16:

    jaculo mihi vulnera fecit.—Signa vides: apparet adhuc vetus ecce cicatrix,

    Ov. M. 12, 444:

    metam Constituit signum nautis pater, unde reverti Scirent, etc.,

    Verg. A. 5, 130:

    scutum signi gratia positum,

    Quint. 6, 3, 38:

    signa pedum,

    tracks, prints, Ov. M. 4, 543;

    and simply signa,

    Verg. A. 8, 212 al.:

    oculis mihi signum dedit, Ne se appellarem,

    Plaut. Mil. 2, 1, 45:

    dare,

    Ter. Eun. 4, 7, 11:

    dicere deos gallis signum dedisse cantandi,

    Cic. Div. 2, 26, 57 al.:

    signa esse ad salutem,

    Ter. And. 3, 2, 2:

    animi pudentis signum,

    id. Heaut. 1, 1, 68:

    color pudoris signum,

    id. And. 5, 3, 7:

    signa doloris ostendere,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 45, 190:

    mortis dare,

    Lucr. 6, 1182:

    timoris mittere,

    to exhibit, display, Caes. B. C. 1, 71 et saep.—With obj.-clause:

    magnum hoc quoque signum est, dominam esse extra noxiam,

    Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 57; Nep. Att. 17, 2.—In predic. gen. with neutr. pron.: hoc est signi;

    ubi primum poterit, se illinc subducet,

    Ter. Eun. 4, 1, 14:

    id erit signi me invitum facere, quod, etc.,

    Cic. Rosc. Am. 30, 83; Auct. Her. 4, 5, 8; Cato, R. R. 38, 4; 88, 2:

    nil tamen est signi,

    Lucr. 5, 918; cf.:

    quid signi?

    Cic. Cael. 16, 38, 2.— Hence, a surname, epithet (rare):

    huic signum exercitus apposuit,

    Vop. Am. 6; cf. Capitol. Gord. 4.—
    II.
    In partic.
    A.
    In milit. lang.
    1.
    The distinctive sign of a division of an army.
    a.
    A military standard, ensign, banner (including the aquila):

    signifero interfecto, signo amisso,

    Caes. B. G. 2, 25:

    ut neque signiferi viam, nec signa milites cernerent,

    Liv. 33, 7:

    Hasdrubal ut procul signa legionum fulgentia vidit,

    id. 28, 14; 22, 21; Col. 9, 9, 4:

    inter signa militaria,

    Hor. Epod. 9, 15:

    cum unius signi militibus pergit ire,

    Liv. 33, 1:

    signa militaria ex proelio relata,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 99; so,

    militaria,

    id. B. G. 7, 2; Plin. 33, 33, 19, § 58.—

    Hence the expressions: signa sequi,

    to follow the standards, to march in military order, Sall. J. 80, 2; Liv. 24, 48, 11:

    signa subsequi,

    to keep in order of battle, Caes. B. G. 4, 26:

    signa observare,

    Sall. J. 51, 1:

    signa servare,

    Liv. 8, 34, 10; Veg. Mil. 1, 9:

    ab signis discedere,

    to desert the standards, leave the ranks, Caes. B. G. 5, 16; 5, 33 fin.; id. B. C. 1, 44; Liv. 25, 20 al.; cf.:

    ab ordinibus signisque discedere,

    Front. Strat. 1, 5, 3:

    signa relinquere,

    to desert, Sall. C. 9, 4; Liv. 5, 6 al.:

    signa deserere,

    Liv. 8, 34, 9: signa ferre, i. e. to break up the camp, Caes. B. G. 1, 39 fin.; 1, 40; Liv. 2, 49, 3; 10, 5 al.;

    for which: movere signa,

    id. 1, 14, 9; 27, 2, 12; Verg. G. 3, 236; and:

    tollere,

    Vell. 2, 61, 2; Auct. B. Alex. 57, 1;

    but: ferte signa in hostem,

    attack, Liv. 9, 23, 13:

    signa constituere,

    to halt, Caes. B. G. 7, 47; cf.:

    infestis contra hostes signis constiterunt,

    id. ib. 7, 51:

    signa proferre,

    to advance, Liv. 4, 32, 10: signa convertere, to wheel, turn, or face about, Caes. B. G. 1, 25 fin.; 2, 26: Liv. 8, 11; 2, 14; 4, 29; for which, [p. 1698] vertere signa, id. 9, 35:

    signa inferre (in aliquem),

    to advance to the attack, make an assault, Caes. B. G. 1, 25 fin.; 2, 26; 7, 67; id. B. C. 2, 42; Cic. Phil. 5, 8, 23; Sall. J. 56, 5; Liv. 2, 53; 9, 27; 44, 12 al; cf.:

    signa conferre cum aliquo,

    to engage with, engage in close fight, Cic. Att. 7, 5, 5; id. Pis. 21, 49;

    and cf.: collatis signis pugnare, superare aliquem, etc.,

    Plaut. Cas. 2, 5, 44; Liv. 1, 33; 2, 50; Cic. Imp. Pomp. 23, 66; but conferre signa also means simply to bring the standards together (to one place), Caes. B. G. 7, 2; 2, 25; Liv. 37, 21:

    signa in laevum cornu confert,

    concentrates his troops, id. 7, 15, 4:

    signa transferre,

    to desert, Caes. B. C. 1, 24: signa convellere, to take up the standards, which had been fixed in the ground, Liv. 3, 7, 3; 3, 54, 10; 5, 37, 4; so,

    vellere signa,

    id. 3, 50, 11; Verg. G. 4, 108:

    revellere signa,

    Luc. 7, 77; cf.:

    signa figere,

    to encamp, Amm. 27, 10, 9:

    defigere signa,

    Sil. 8, 625:

    sub signis ducere legiones, ire, esse, etc.,

    together, in order, in rank and file, Plaut. Ps. 2, 4, 71 (with ordine); Cic. Att. 16, 8, 2; Liv. 3, 51; Tac. H. 2, 14:

    signa hostium turbare,

    to throw into disorder, Liv. 9, 73:

    ante signa,

    before the army, id. 5, 18; 6, 7; 7, 16:

    post signa,

    id. 2, 49.—
    (β).
    Transf., in gen.:

    infestis prope signis inferuntur Galli in Fonteium,

    Cic. Font. 20, 44 (16, 34).—
    b.
    Esp., the standard or ensign of single cohorts and maniples (opp. aquila, the standard of the entire legion):

    cum fasces, cum tubas, cum signa militaria, cum aquilam illam argenteam... scirem esse praemissam,

    Cic. Cat. 2, 6, 13; Galb. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 30, 5; Suet. Calig. 14 fin. Oud.; Tac. A. 1, 18; id. H. 2, 29 fin.; Plin. 13, 3, 4, § 23; Luc. 1, 6; 1, 224 al. (cf. aquila, 2.):

    manipulos exercitus minimas manus quae unum sequuntur signum,

    Varr. L. L. 5, § 88 Müll.—
    (β).
    Meton., a cohort, a maniple:

    octo cohortes in fronte constituit, reliquarum signa in subsidio artius collocat,

    Sall. C. 59, 2; Liv. 8, 9; 25, 23 fin.; 33, 1; 27, 14; 28, 14; Auct. B. Hisp. 18, 3.—
    2.
    A sign, signal; a watchword, password, given by a wind-instrument, by the tessera, or otherwise:

    signum tubā dare,

    Caes. B. G. 2, 20; 7, 81:

    proelii committendi dare,

    id. ib. 2, 21:

    recipiendi dare,

    id. ib. 7, 52:

    receptui dare,

    Liv. 4, 31; 26, 45; 3, 22; cf. Cic. Rep. 1, 2, 3:

    signum dare ut, etc.,

    Liv. 2, 20; 4, 39:

    proelii exposcere,

    Caes. B. G. 7, 19:

    concinere,

    id. B. C. 3, 92 fin.; Liv. 30, 5; cf. Tac. A. 1, 68:

    canere,

    Sall. C. 59, 1; id. J. 99, 1; Liv. 1, 1; 4, 31; 27, 47; Cic. Rep. 1, 3, 3 al. (v. cano).—For the chariot race:

    signum mittendis quadrigis dare,

    Liv. 8, 40, 3: signum mittere, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 48, 107: signo Felicitatis dato, the word, watchword, Felicitas, Auct. B. Afr. 83:

    signum petere,

    Suet. Calig. 56; id. Claud. 42; id. Ner. 9; cf.:

    it bello tessera signum,

    Verg. A. 7, 637.— Transf.:

    tu illam (virtutem) jubes signum petere,

    i. e. to be in subjection, Sen. Ben. 4, 2, 2.—
    B.
    A sign or token of any thing to come; a prognostic, symptom (cf.:

    portentum, indicium): ipse et equus ejus repente concidit: nec eam rem habuit religioni, objecto signo, ut peritis videbatur, ne committeret proelium,

    Cic. Div. 1, 35, 77:

    medici signa quaedam habent ex venis et ex spiritu aegroti,

    id. ib. 2, 70, 145; cf. Verg. G. 3, 440; 3, 503; 4, 253; Cels. 2, 3:

    prospera signa dare,

    Ov. H. 18 (19), 152.—
    C.
    An image, as a work of art; a figure, statue, picture, etc. (syn.: effigies, imago, simulacrum);

    inerant (classi) signa expressa, Titani quomodo, etc.,

    Naev. 2, 13: statuas deorum, exempla earum facierum, s gna domi pro supellectile statuere, Cato ap. Prisc. p. 782 P.:

    signum pictum in pariete,

    Plaut. Merc. 2, 2, 44:

    signum in fano,

    id. Rud. 2, 7, 2:

    aëna signa,

    Lucr. 1, 318:

    ante signum Jovis Statoris concidit,

    Cic. Div. 1, 35, 77:

    signum aeneum, marmoreum, eburneum,

    id. Verr. 2, 4, 1, § 1; cf. id. Off. 1, 41, 147; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 248:

    cratera impressum signis,

    Verg. A. 5, 536; 5, 267; 9, 263:

    (vestis) auro signisque ingentibus apta,

    Lucr. 5, 1428:

    ex ornatis aedibus per aulaea et signa,

    Sall. H. 2, 23, 2 Dietsch:

    pallam signis auroque rigentem,

    Verg. A. 1, 648:

    e Pario formatum marmore signum,

    Ov. M. 3, 419; cf. id. ib. 5, 183;

    12, 398: statuas, signa, picturas commendet,

    Plin. Ep. 1, 20, 5.—
    D.
    An image or device on a seal-ring; a seal, signet: ostendi tabellas Lentulo, et quaesivi, cognosceretne signum. Annuit. Est vero, inquam, notum signum, imago avi tui, etc., Cic. Cat. 3, 5, 10:

    (patera) in cistulā obsignata signo est,

    Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 265; cf. Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 45, § 117:

    tabulae maximae signis hominum nobilium consignantur,

    id. Quint. 6, 25:

    imprimat his signa tabellis,

    Hor. S. 2, 6, 38:

    litterae integris signis praetoribus traduntur,

    Cic. Cat. 3, 3, 6; Sall. C. 47, 3:

    signo laeso non insanire lagenae,

    Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 134:

    volumen sub signo habere,

    to have under seal, Cic. Att. 9, 10, 4; cf.:

    sub signo claustrisque rei publicae positum vectigal,

    id. Agr. 1, 7, 21:

    nec pacta conventaque inpressis signis custodirentur,

    Sen. Ben. 3, 15, 1:

    cum sol duodena peregit signa,

    Ov. M. 13, 618.—
    E.
    A sign in the heavens, a constellation (cf. sidus):

    caeli subter labentia signa,

    Lucr. 1, 2:

    loca caelio Omnia, dispositis signis ornata,

    id. 5, 695:

    signorum ortus et obitus,

    Cic. Inv. 1, 34, 59:

    signis omnibus ad idem principium stellisque revocatis,

    id. Rep. 6, 22, 24:

    in signo leonis,

    id. Div. 1, 53, 121:

    signorum obitus speculari et ortus,

    Verg. G. 1, 257; id. A. 7, 138:

    signum pluviale Capellae,

    Ov. F. 5, 113:

    ponemusque suos ad vaga signa dies,

    id. ib. 1, 310:

    nox caelo diffundere signa parabat,

    Hor. S. 1, 5, 10; cf. id. C. 2, 8, 11.—
    F.
    Miraculous works (eccl. Lat.), Vulg. Dan. 3, 99; id. Matt. 24, 24; id. Joan. 2, 11 et saep.

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  • 2 ad-orior

        ad-orior ortus, īrī, dep.,    to approach as an enemy, fall upon, assail, assault, attack: a tergo Milonem: hominem tumultuosissime: tribunum gladiis: impeditos, Cs.: urbem vi, L.: oppugnatio eos atrocior adorta est, L. — To accost, address: cesso hunc adoriri, T. — To attack, undertake, engage in: nefas, V — With infin: dominam deducere, V.: virginem perlicere, L.

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  • 3 agitō

        agitō āvī, ātus, āre, freq.    [ago], to set in violent motion, drive onward, move, impel, urge: (Harena) magnā vi agitata, S.: greges, drive to pasture, V.: equum, V.: iugales (dracones), O.: (triremem) in portu agitari iubet, rowed about, N. — To hunt, chase, pursue: aquila alias avīs agitans: dammas, O.: cervos in retia, O. — Fig., to drive, urge forward, press, support, insist on: agrariam legem: hoc unum agitare, esse, etc., keep pressing this one point: pacem an bellum, S.—To attend, keep, celebrate: Dionysia, T.: festos dies. — To observe, obey, carry out, exercise: praecepta parentis mei, S.: secreta consilia, L.—Of time, to pass, spend vitam sine cupiditate, S.: apud aquam noctem, S. — Absol, to live, abide, be: varius atque incertus agitabat, S.: pro muro dies noctīsque, remain, S. —To move to and fro, stir, agitate, shake, disturb, toss: corpora huc et illuc, S.: hastam, brandish, O.: scintilla agitata (ventis), fanned, O.: habenas manibus, wield, O.: caput, nod, O.: mare ventorum vi agitari: freta incipiant agitata tumescere, V.: Zephyris agitata Tempe, H.: agitata numina Troiae, tossed on the sea, V.: agitantia fumos Nubila, tossing up spray, O. — Fig., to stir, rouse, agitate, stimulate, excite, goad: hunc, T.: plebem, L.: mens agitat molem, animates, V. — To vex, disquiet, disturb, distress: nationes: Furiis agitatus Orestes, V.: rebus agitatis, in times of disorder: metu atque libidine divorsus agitabatur, was distracted by, S.: te agitet cupido, H.: fidem aut gentīs, to disturb the loyalty, etc., V. — To insult, scoff, rail at, deride, revile: rem militarem: mea fastidia verbis, H.: (poemata) expertia frugis, H.: ea belle agitata ridentur, neatly mocked. — To prosecute, occupy oneself with, engage in, keep going, stir: cuncta, keep active, S.: mutas artes, V.: iocos, O.: eo modo agitabat, ut, etc., so conducted himself, S.: scaenis agitatus Orestes, i. e. represented, V.—To pursue, consider, deliberate on, meditate: secum multum, S.: haec mecum, H.: in animo bellum, L.: agitare coepit, si posset, etc., L.: ut mente agitaret, bellum renovare, N. — To discuss, debate, sift, investigate: oratori omnia tractata, agitata, i. e. sifted, discussed: omnia ex tabulis, by the accounts: senatus de secessione plebis agitat, L. — Impers: Romae de facto agitari, there were discussions, S.
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    agitare, agitavi, agitatus V
    stir/drive/shake/move about; revolve; live; control, ride; consider, pursue

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  • 4 attingō (adt-)

        attingō (adt-) tigī, tāctus, ere    [ad + tango], to touch, come in contact with: prius quam aries murum attigisset, Cs.: telas putris, to handle, V.: Maenalon, set foot on, O.: mento aquam: pedibus terram, N.—To touch, strike, lay hands on, seize: illam, T.: (fanum), to violate: si Vestinus attingeretur, were attacked, L.: herbam, crop, V.—To approach, reach, arrive at, attain to: Italiam: lumina, i. e. life, V.: arces igneas, i. e. divine honors, H.—Of places, to be near, border on, adjoin, touch: (regio) Ciliciam: eorum fines Nervii attingebant, Cs.—Fig., to touch, affect, reach: dignitatem tuam contumeliā: quos ea infamia attingeret, L.—Of speech, to touch upon, mention, refer to: quem simul atque attigi: genera breviter: tantum modo summas, N.: ea, tamquam volnera, L.—To undertake, enter upon, engage in, take in hand, manage: causam Murenae: forum, i. e. public affairs: Graecas litteras: poeticam, N.: arma, to arm themselves, L.: alqd extremis digitis, i. e. have little experience in. — To reach, attain: auctoritatem loci: haec.—To come in contact with, be related to, belong to, resemble: officiis populum: Res gerere... Attingit solium Iovis, the administration of the state borders on, etc., H.

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  • 5 capessō

        capessō īvī or iī, ītūrus, ere, desid.    [capio], to seize eagerly, snatch at, lay hold of: cibum dentibus: arma, V.: principium libertatis capessendae. —Of places, to strive to reach, betake oneself to, repair to, resort to: medium locum: turrīs, V.— Fig., to take hold of with zeal, take up, take in hand, undertake, enter upon, engage in, execute, manage: bellum, L.: pugnam manu, Ta.: iussa, to execute, V.: recta capessens, with upright purpose, H.: partem decoris, L.: magistratūs, Ta.: audacia ad pericula capessenda, facing, L.: capessere rem p., to enter political life.
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    capessere, capessivi, capessitus V TRANS
    grasp, take, seize eagerly; undertake, manage; pursue w/zeal; carry out orders

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  • 6 celebrō

        celebrō āvī, ātus, āre    [celeber], to frequent, throng, crowd, fill: viae multitudine legatorum celebrabantur: genus spectaculi omni frequentiā hominum: alqm magistratum, Tb.: silvas, O.: coetum celebrate faventes, V.—To do frequently, practise, engage in, reiterate, dwell upon, repeat: ad eas artes celebrandas: modus transferendi verbi, quem iucunditas celebravit, made frequent: popularem potestatem, kept in the foreground, L.: seria ac iocos cum aliquo, L.—To celebrate, solemnize, keep: festos dies: (dies) celebratus per omnem Africam, S.: natales, H.: coniugia, V.: exsequias, L.: totā celebrante Siciliā sepultus est, N. —To fill with, cause to resound: contiones convicio cantorum: ripas carmine, O.: cuius nuntiis celebrantur aures meae, i. e. are filled. — To make known, publish abroad, proclaim: factum esse consulem Murenam: quod vocibus maledictisque celebratum est.—To honor, praise, celebrate with praise, celebrate in song: Caesaris laudes: fortuna res cunctas celebrat, S.: talia carminibus, V.: se remque p. haec faciundo, to make renowned, S.: victoriam famā, Ta.
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    celebrare, celebravi, celebratus V TRANS
    celebrate/perform; frequent; honor/glorify; publicize/advertise; discuss/bandy

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  • 7 com - mittō (conm-)

        com - mittō (conm-) mīsī, missus, ere.    I. To bring together, join, combine, put together, connect, unite: commissis operibus, L.: fidibusque commissa Moenia, O.: domus plumbo commissa, patched, In.: commissa inter se munimenta, L.: viam a Placentiā Flaminiae, L.: quā naris fronti committitur, is joined, O.: manum Teucris, to attack, V.: commissa in unum crura, O. — To bring together in fight, match, set together, set on: Aenean Rutulumque, make them fight, i. e. describe their contest, Iu.: eunucho Bromium, Iu.—To join, commit, enter on, fight, engage in, begin: proelii committendi signum dare, Cs.: proelium statim, N.: pugnam caestu, V.: ut proelium committi posset, S.: commisso proelio, when the fighting began, Cs.: cum equitatu proelium, Cs.: rixae committendae causā, L. — Of contests in the games: nondum commisso spectaculo, L.: quo die ludi committebantur: ludos, V.—Of a criminal trial: iudicium inter sicarios hoc primum committitur.—To fight, carry on, wage: pugnam navalem: proelia per quatriduum, L. —    II. To deliver, intrust, consign, place, commit, yield, resign, trust, expose, abandon: me tuae fide (dat.), T.: suos alcui liberos, T.: honor creditus ac commissus: alcui calceandos pedes, Ph.: quibus tota commissa est res p.: quia commissi sunt eis magistratūs: imperium alicui, N.: caput tonsori, H.: sulcis semina, V.: verba tabellis, O.: se theatro: se pugnae, L.: pelago ratem, H.: se mortis periculo: se civilibus fluctibus, N.: tergum meum Tuam in fidem, T.: se in id conclave: rem in casum, L.: cum senatus ei commiserit, ut videret, ne, etc.: de existimatione suā alcui: ei commisi et credidi, T.: universo populo neque ipse committit neque, etc.: venti, quibus necessario committendum existimabat, Cs.— Prov.: ovem lupo commisti, T. — To practise, commit, perpetrate, do, be guilty of: qui nihil commiserint: quod mox mutare laboret, H.: facinus: delictum, Cs.: nil nefandum, O.: nefarias res: fraudem, H.: multa in deos impie: quidquid contra leges: aliquid adversus populum, L.: quasi committeret contra legem, offend: cum veri simile erit aliquem commississe.—With ut (rarely cur or quā re), to be in fault, give occasion, be guilty, incur (usu. with neg.): non committet hodie iterum ut vapulet, T.: civem committere, ut morte multandus sit, incur: committendum non putabat, ut dici posset, etc., that he ought not to incur the reproach, etc., Cs.: negare se commissurum, cur sibi quisquam imperium finiret, L.: neque commissum a se, quā re timeret, Cs.—Poet., with inf: infelix committit saepe repelli, incurs repulse, O. — To incur, become liable to: multam: devotionem capitis, incurred.—Hence, commissus, forfeited, confiscated (as a penalty): hereditas Veneri Erycinae commissa: civitas obligata sponsione commissā, a broken covenant, L.

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  • 8 cōn-ferō

        cōn-ferō contulī, conlātus    (coll-), cōnferre.    I. To bring together, collect, gather, unite, join: ligna circa casam, N.: undique conlatis membris, H.: signis in unum locum conlatis, Cs.: dentes in corpore, join, O.: capita, lay heads together: gradum, to walk together, V.—To pay in, contribute: aes, O.: alqd in tuam statuam: aurum in publicum, L.: munera ei, N.: tributa quotannis: (pecuniam) ad statuam: ad honorem tuum pecunias: sextantes in capita, L.—To bring together, match, set in opposition, oppose, set together: cum Fonteio ferrum ac manus contulerunt: conlatis signis exercitūs superare: arma cum aliquo, N.: castra cum hoste, L.: castris Scipionis castra conlata habere, Cs.: pedem cum pede, to fight foot to foot, L.: pede conlato, L.: non possum magis pedem conferre (in court): gradum, L.: pectora luctantia nexu pectoribus, O.: manum Aeneae, V.: inter sese certamina belli, V.: conlato Marte, O.: mecum confer, ait, fight with me, O.: lites, to quarrel, H.—Fig., to bring together in thought, compare, contrast: conferte Verrem: si conferendum exemplumst, cited, T.: faciem moresque duarum, O.: nec quisquam iuventutis conferri potuit, L.: omnia summā diligentiā conlata sunt: hanc pacem cum illo bello: cum Dracone nostras leges: cum illo te dominandi cupiditate: vitam inter se utriusque, pārva magnis: nil iucundo amico, H.—To consult, confer, consider, deliberate, talk over: alqd coram: cum aliquo sermones, unite in: consilia ad adulescentīs, advise with, T.: iniurias, t<*> counsel on, Ta.: inter nos, quid finis: quid ammorum Hispanis esset, L.—To compress, abridge, condense, sum up, make brief: Academiam in quattuor (libros): ut in pauca conferam: sua verba in duos versūs, O.—To join in moving, propose unitedly: cur enim non confertis, ne sit, etc., L.—    II. To bear, carry, convey, direct, take, bring: copias in provinciam: quos eodem audita clades contulerat, L.—With se, to betake oneself, turn, have recourse: quo me miser conferam?: se suaque omnia in oppidum, Cs.: quo se fusa acies, L.: se in fugam<*> me in gregem sicariorum, join.—Fig., to change, transform, turn, metamorphose: aliquem in saxum, O.: corpus in albam volucrem, O. — To bring, turn, direct: verba si ad rem conferentur, be changed for deeds, T.: suspitionem in Capitonem.—With se, to devote oneself, apply, engage: me ad pontificem: se ad studium scribendi: se in salutem rei p.—To devote, apply, employ, direct, confer, bestow upon, give, lend, grant, transfer: cum maxima munera ei ab regibus conferrentur, N.: fructum alio, T.: tempus ad oblivionem belli: orationem ad misericordiam: curas in rem p.: pecuniam in rei p. tempus, for some service: fructum ingeni in proximum quemque: Quid damnatio confert? avail, Iu.—To refer, ascribe, attribute, impute, assign, throw blame, lay to the charge of: species istas hominum in deos: mortis illius invidiam in L. Flaccum: culpam in me, T.: in alterum causam, throw the blame, L.—To transfer, assign, refer, put off, defer, postpone: expugnationem in hunc annum, L.: omnia in mensem Martium: alqd in longiorem diem, Cs.: eo omnem belli rationem conferre, to transfer, Cs.

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  • 9 de-mittō

        de-mittō mīsī, missus, ere,    to send down, let down, drop, lower, put down, let fall, sink: lacrimas, shed, V.: ubera, let down, V.: ancilia caelo demissa, L.: latum clavum pectore, H.: Maiā genitum demittit ab alto, V.: ab aethere currum, O.: aurīs, H.: crinem, O.: tunicam, H.: se ad aurem alicuius, bend: se ob assem, stoop, H.: vallis, quā se demittere rivi Adsuerant, O.: (matres) de muris per manūs demissae, letting themselves down, Cs.: de caelo demissus, i. e. of heavenly origin, L.: tum demissi populo fasces, lowered. — To cast down, cast, throw, thrust, plunge, drive: Demissa tempestas ab Euro, H.: per pectora tela, O.: equum in flumen: in eum locum demissus, S.: Manīs deam ad imos, V.: hostem in ovilia, H.: ferrum in ilia, O.: sublicas in terram, Cs.: huc stipites, Cs.: nummum in loculos, to put, H.: fessas navīs, i. e. from the high seas, V.: navem secundo amni Scodram, L.: puteum alte in solido, sink, V.: corpora Stygiae nocti, O.: aliquem Orco, V.: ferrum lacubus, O.—Of troops, to send down, lead down: in loca plana agmen, L.: in inferiorem campum equites, L.—With se, to descend, march down: cum se pars agminis in convallem demisisset, Cs.: in aequum locum sese, Cs.—Fig., to cast down, depress, let sink, let fall: quā se (incipit) molli iugum demittere clivo, V.: demissis in terram oculis, L.: voltum metu, O.: animos: mentes, V.: ne se admodum animo demitterent, Cs.: hoc in pectus tuum demitte, impress, S.: voces in pectora, L.: dicta in aurīs, V.: Segnius inritant animos demissa per aurem (i. e. in animum), received, H.: me penitus in causam, to engage in: me in res turbulentissimas, to meddle with: eo rem demittit, si, etc., concedes so much.— P. pass., derived, sprung, descended (poet.): ab alto Demissum genus Aeneā, H.: ab Iove gens, V.: Iulius, a magno demissum nomen Iulo, V.

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  • 10 dē-spondeō

        dē-spondeō spondī, spōnsus, ēre,    to promise to give, promise, pledge: librum alicui: Romanis imperium Orientis, L.—To promise in marriage, betroth, engage: ei filiam suam: virgo desponsa uni ex Curiatiis, L.: tibi Ianthen, O.: Desponsam esse dicito, call it an engagement, T.: intus despondebitur, T.—Fig., to betroth: spes rei p. despondetur anno consulatūs tui, i. e. is linked with. —To give up, yield, lose: animos, be despondent, L.

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  • 11 habeō

        habeō uī (old perf subj. habessit for habuerit, C.), itus, ēre    [HAB-], to have, hold, support, carry, wear: arma: anulum: arma hic paries habebit, H.: coronam in capite: soccos et pallium: catenas: Faenum in cornu, H.: aquilam in exercitu, S.— To have, hold, contain: quod (fanum) habebat auri: non me Tartara habent, V.: quem quae sint habitura deorum Concilia, etc., V.: Quae regio Anchisen habet? V.: quod habet lex in se: suam (nutricem) cinis ater habebat, V.— To have, hold, occupy, inhabit: urbem, S.: arcem: quā Poeni haberent (sc. castra), L.: Hostis habet muros, V. —Of relation or association, to have: in matrimonio Caesenniam: eos in loco patrui: uxores: patrem: (legionem) secum, Cs.: apīs in iubā: mecum scribas: quibus vendant, habere, Cs.: conlegam in praeturā Sophoclem: civitates stipendiarias, Cs.: cognitum Scaevolam: inimicos civīs: duos amicissimos: eum nuptiis adligatum: quem pro quaestore habuit.— To have, be furnished with: voltum bonum, S.: pedes quinque: Angustos aditūs, V.: manicas, V.— To have, hold, keep, retain, detain: haec cum illis sunt habenda (opp. mittenda), T.: si quod accepit habet: Bibulum in obsidione, Cs.: in liberis custodiis haberi, S.: in vinculis habendi, S.: mare in potestate, Cs.: in custodiam habitus, lodged, L.: ordines, preserve, S.: alios in eā fortunā, ut, etc., L.: exercitus sine inperio habitus, S.: Marium post principia, station, S.: Loricam Donat habere viro, gives to keep, V.: inclusum senatum.—Of ownership or enjoyment, to have, own, possess, be master of: agros: Epicratis bona omnia: in Italiā fundum: quod non desit, H.: (divitias) honeste, enjoy, S.: (leges) in monumentis habemus, i. e. are extant: sibi hereditatem: illam suas res sibi habere iussit (the formula of divorcing a wife): in vestrā amicitiā divitias, S.: nos Amaryllis habet, has my love, V.: habeo, non habeor a Laide: habet in nummis, in praediis, is rich: ad habendum nihil satis esse: amor habendi, V.: Unde habeas, quaerit nemo, sed oportet habere, Iu.— To have, get, receive, obtain: a me vitam, fortunas: imperium a populo R.: habeat hoc praemi tua indignitas: granum ex provinciā: plus dapis, H.: Partem opere in tanto, a place, V.: graviter ferit atque ita fatur, Hoc habet, it reaches him, V.: certe captus est, habet! (i. e. volneratus est) T.— To find oneself, be, feel, be situated, be off, come off: se non graviter: bene habemus nos: praeclare se res habebat: quo pacto se habeat provincia: bene habent tibi principia, T.: bene habet, it is well: atqui Sic habet, H.: credin te inpune habiturum? escape punishment, T.: virtus aeterna habetur, abides, S.— To make, render: uti eos manifestos habeant, S.: pascua publica infesta, L.—With P. perf. pass., periphrast. for perf act.: vectigalia redempta, has brought in and holds, Cs.: domitas libidines: quae conlecta habent Stoici: de Caesare satis dictum: pericula consueta, S.: neque ea res falsum me habuit, S.: edita facinora, L.— To treat, use, handle: duriter se, T.: equitatu agmen adversariorum male, Cs.: exercitum luxuriose, S.: eos non pro vanis hostibus, sed liberaliter, S.: saucii maiore curā habiti, L.— To hold, direct, turn, keep: iter hac, T.: iter ad legiones, Cs.— To hold, pronounce, deliver, utter, make: orationem de ratione censoriā: contionem ad urbem: post habitam contionem: gratulationibus habendis celebramur: quae (querelae) apud me de illo habebantur: verba.— To hold, convene, conduct, cause to take place: comitia haberi siturus: senatum, Cs.: censum: Consilium summis de rebus, V.— To hold, govern, administer, manage, wield: rem p., S.: qui cultus habendo Sit pecori, V.: animus habet cuncta, neque ipse habetur, S.: aptat habendo Ensem, V.—Of rank or position, to hold, take, occupy: priores partīs Apud me, T.: Statum de tribus secundarium.—Fig., to have, have in mind, entertain, cherish, experience, exhibit, be actuated by: si quid consili Habet, T.: alienum animum a causā: tantum animi ad audaciam: plus animi quam consili: amorem in rem p.: in consilio fidem: gratiam, gratias habere; see gratia.— To have, have in mind, mean, wish, be able: haec habebam fere, quae te scire vellem, this was in substance what, etc.: haec habui de amicitiā quae dicerem: quod huic responderet, non habebat: haec fere dicere habui de, etc.: illud adfirmare pro certo habeo, L.—Prov.: quā digitum proferat non habet.—With P. fut. pass., to have, be bound: utrumne de furto dicendum habeas, Ta.: si nunc primum statuendum haberemus, Ta. — To have, have in mind, know, be acquainted with, be informed of: regis matrem habemus, ignoramus patrem: habes consilia nostra, such are: In memoriā habeo, I remember, T.: age, si quid habes, V.—With in animo, to have in mind, purpose, intend, be inclined: rogavi, ut diceret quid haberet in animo: istum exheredare in animo habebat: hoc (flumen) transire, Cs.: bello eum adiuvare, L. — To have in mind, hold, think, believe, esteem, regard, look upon: neque vos neque deos in animo, S.: haec habitast soror, T.: alquos magno in honore, Cs.: Iunium (mensem) in metu, be afraid of: omnīs uno ordine Achivos, all alike, V.: hi numero inpiorum habentur, Cs.: quem nefas habent nominare: deos aeternos: habitus non futtilis auctor, V.: cum esset habendus rex: non nauci augurem: cuius auctoritas magni haberetur, Cs.: id pro non dicto habendum, L.: sic habeto, non esse, etc.: non necesse habeo dicere: eam rem habuit religioni, a matter of conscience: ludibrio haberi, T.: duritiam voluptati, regard as pleasure, S.— To have, have received, have acquired, have made, have incurred: a me beneficia, Cs.: tantos progressūs in Stoicis.—With satis, to have enough, be content, be satisfied: sat habeo, T.: a me satis habent, tamen plus habebunt: non satis habitum est, quaeri, etc.— To have, be characterized by, exercise, practise: salem, T.: habet hoc virtus, ut, etc., this is characteristic of merit: locus nihil habet religionis: celerem motum, Cs.: neque modum neque modestiam, S.: silentium haberi iussit, observed, S.: habebat hoc Caesar, quem cognorat, etc., this was Caesar's way: ornamenta dicendi.— To have, involve, bring, render, occasion, produce, excite: primus adventus equitatūs habuit interitum: habet amoenitas ipsa inlecebras: latrocinia nullam habent infamiam, Cs.— To hold, keep, occupy, engage, busy, exercise, inspire: hoc male habet virum, vexes, T.: animalia somnus habebat, V.: sollicitum te habebat cogitatio periculi: Qui (metus) maior absentīs habet, H.— To take, accept, bear, endure: eas (iniurias) gravius aequo, S.: aegre filium id ausum, L.— To keep, reserve, conceal: Non clam me haberet quod, etc., T.: secreto hoc audi, tecum habeto.— To keep, spend, pass: adulescentiam, S.: aetatem procul a re p., S.—With rem, to have to do, be intimate: quocum uno rem habebam, T.
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    habere, habui, habitus V
    have, hold, consider, think, reason; manage, keep; spend/pass (time)

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  • 12 implicō (in-pl-)

        implicō (in-pl-) āvī or uī, ātus or itus, āre,    to infold, involve, entangle, entwine, inwrap, envelop, encircle, embrace, clasp, grasp: incertos orbīs, V.: quam flumine curvo Implicuit Cephisos, O.: comam laevā, grasped, V.: pedes, V.: inter se acies, V.: aciem, S.: (lues) ossibus implicat ignem, V.: bracchia collo, O.: Canidia brevibus implicata viperis Crines, H.—Fig., to attach closely, connect intimately, unite, associate, join (only pass. or with se): qui nostris familiaritatibus implicantur: implicata inscientiā impudentia est: implicatus amicitiis: haec ratio pecuniarum implicata est cum illis pecuniis, etc.—To entangle, implicate, involve, envelop, embarrass, engage: di vim suam hominum naturis implicant: alienis (rebus) nimis implicari: ipse tuā defensione implicabere: nisi irae implicaverint animos vestros, confounded, L.: tanti errores implicant temporum (sc. scriptorem), such confused chronology, L.: multis officiis implicatum tenere: quae quattuor inter se conligata atque implicata: eripere atris Litibus implicitum, H.— P. perf., in the phrase: implicitus morbo or in morbum, sick, disabled by sickness: morbo implicitum exercitum tenere, L.: graviore morbo implicitus, Cs.: implicitus in morbum, N.

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  • 13 in-eō

        in-eō īvī and iī, itus, īre,    to go into, enter: illius domum: urbem, L.: viam, begin a journey: ineunt proscaenia ludi, come on the stage, V.: nemus nullis illud initur equis, O.: in urbem, L.— Fig., to come in, make a beginning, begin: ineunte vere: ineunte adulescentiā.—To enter upon, begin, undertake, engage in: magistratum: consulatum, L.: proelium, S.: somnum, V.: beneficium verbis initum, T.: bellum cum rege Philippo initum est, L.: initā aestate, in the beginning of, Cs.: somnum, to fall asleep, V.: tua munera, undertake, V.: decus hoc aevi, te consule (puer), inibit, will enter on this golden age, V.—With numerus, to go into, enumerate: numerus interfectorum haud facile iniri potuit, L.: numerus inibatur, Cs.—With ratio, to enter into, form, devise: initā subductāque ratione, an estimate: quom rationem ineas, quam, etc., consider, T.: mihi ineunda ratio, quā possim, I must contrive: rationem de re: ad hunc interficiendum talem iniit rationem, plan, N.—With consilium, to engage in, devise, meditate: de summis rebus consilia, Cs.: consilium, form a plan, O.: consilia inibat, quem ad modum, etc., deliberated, Cs.: contra cuius vitam consilium facinoris inisse. —With gratiam, to get into, acquire, obtain: summam ab Caesare gratiam, Cs.: plures ineuntur gratiae, si, etc., the favor of many is gained: apud regcm initam gratiam volebant, L.—With viam, to find out, devise: ineamus viam aliquam, quā decerni possit, etc., L.

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  • 14 inter-pōnō

        inter-pōnō posuī, posītus, ere,    to put between, place among, interpose, insert, intersperse: ubi spatium... pilae interponuntur, Cs.: ne interpositi quidem elephanti militem deterrebant, L.: lateri vinculum lapides sunt, quos interposuere, ut, etc., Cu.—In time, to insert, interpose, introduce: intercalariis mensibus interpositis, L.—In speech, to introduce, insert: hoc loco libet interponere... quantae, etc., N.: paucis interpositis versibus: verbum ullum.—Of time, to let pass, permit to elapse, leave, interpose: spatium ad recreandos animos, Cs.: tridui morā interpositā, after a delay of, Cs.: spatio interposito, some time after: hac interpositā nocte, L.—With personal objects, to introduce, make an associate of: quam sancta sit societas civium, dis inmortalibus interpositis, etc. —Of writings, to make insertions in, falsify, alter: rationibus populorum non interpositis.—Fig., to introduce, interpose, put forward, adduce, allege, use as a pretext, urge as an objection: decreta: iudicium suum: neque ullā belli suspicione interpositā, Cs.: accusatorem, make a pretext for delay: causam interponens conlegas exspectare, N.: operam, studium, laborem, apply.—To pledge, give, interpose: sponsio interponereter, L.: interpositā fide publicā, S.: in eam rem se suam fidem interponere, gave his word, Cs.—With se, to interfere, intermeddle, intrude, engage in, come in the way: ni se tribuni plebis interposuissent, L.: semper se interposuit, lent his aid, N.: te invitissimis his: se quo minus, etc., C., L.: te in istam pacificationem: me audaciae tuae.

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  • 15 opīmus

        opīmus adj.,    fat, plump, corpulent: boves: me reducit opimum, H.—Rich, fertile, fruitful: regio: campi, L.: Larisa, H.—Fig., enriched, rich: praedā: accusatio, gainful: alterius macrescit rebus opimis, i. e, prosperity, H.—Rich, abundant, copious, sumptuous, noble, splendid: praeda: dapes, V.: opus casibus, i. e. crowded with changes of fortune, Ta.: animam exhalare opimam, victorious, Iu.: opima spolia, arms wrested by a general from a general, L.: cur non daret opima spolia victus aut victor caperet, i. e. engage in single conflict, L.: belli decus, noble, Cu.: triumphus, H.— In rhet., gross, overloaded: dictionis genus.
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    opima, opimum ADJ
    rich, fertile; abundant; fat, plump

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  • 16 proelium

        proelium ī, n    a battle, combat: non proeliis neque acie bellum gerere, S.: proelium facere, to engage: proelia inire, L.: redintegrare, Cs.: proeliis uti secundis: uno proelio confecta res: Punica passi proelia, the wars with Carthage, Iu.: armigera proelia, warriors, Pr.: proelia dant cervi, V.: ventorum proelia, V.—Fig., contest, strife: proelia meā causā sustinere: committere proelia voce, O.
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    battle/fight/bout/conflict/dispute; armed/hostile encounter; contest of strength

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  • 17 pūgnō

        pūgnō āvī, ātus, āre    [pugna], to fight, combat, give battle, engage, contend: sinistrā impeditā, Cs.: eminus lapidibus, S.: cum hoste comminus in acie: ex equo, on horseback: de loco, T.: extra ordinem in hostem, L.: contra inperium in hostem, S.: advorsum multitudinem bene pugnatum, S.: pugna summā contentione pugnata: inclitam in ponte pugnam... pugnatam, L.: bella, H.: pugnatur uno tempore omnibus locis, the fighting goes on, Cs.: comminus gladiis pugnatum est, Cs.— To contend, dispute: de dis inmortalibus: pugnant Stoici cum Peripateticis: pugnare, non esse rerum controversiam, sed nominum.— To contend against, oppose, resist, contradict, struggle with: ut totā in oratione tuā tecum ipse pugnares, you contradicted yourself: pugnat sententia secum, H.: placitone etiam pugnabis amori? V.; cf. Frigida pugnabant calidis, Mollia cum duris, etc., cold bodies contended with hot, etc., O.: pugnant materque sororque, i. e. love for the mother and love for the sister, O.: pugnatum est arte medendi, (the plague) was resisted by the healing art, O.— To struggle, strive, endeavor, make exertion: illud pugna et enitere, ne, etc.: pugnas, ne reddar, Achille, O.: pugnarentque collegae, ut, etc., L.: mollīs evincere somnos, O.: in mea Volnera, strive for what will smite me, O.
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    pugnare, pugnavi, pugnatus V
    fight; dispute

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  • 18 recipiō

        recipiō cēpī (recepsō for recēperō, Ct.), ceptus, ere    [re+capio].    I. To take back, bring back, carry back, retake, get back, regain, recover: dandis recipiendisque meritis, by an exchange of services: si velit suos recipere, obsides sibi remittat, Cs.: reges, L.: canam, recepto Caesare felix, H.: Tarentum, recaptured: praeda recepta est, L.: Pectore in adverso ensem Condidit, et recepit, drew out again, V.: suos omnīs incolumes (sc. ex oppido in castra), withdraw, Cs.: cohortes defessos, Cs.: Illum medio ex hoste, rescue, V.—With pron reflex., to draw back, withdraw, betake oneself, retire, retreat, escape: se ex hisce locis: se ex fugā, Cs.: se recipiendi spatium, L.: se ad Caesarem, Cs.: ex castris in oppidum sese, Cs.: rursus se ad signa, Cs.: se in novissimos, L.: sub murum se, Cs.: eo se, Cs.: Neque sepulcrum quo recipiat habeat, portum corporis (sc. se), Enn. ap. C.—Fig., to bring back: (vocem) ab acutissimo sono usque ad gravissimum sonum.— To get back, receive again, regain, recover, repossess: antiquam frequentiam recipere urbem pati, L.: et totidem, quot dixit, verba recepit, got back, O.: quam (vitam) postquam recepi, recovered, O.: animam, T.: a pavore recepto animo, L.: voltumque animumque, O.: mente receptā, H.—With pron reflex., to betake oneself, withdraw, retire: ad frugem bonam: ad reliquam cogitationem belli, Cs.— To recover, collect oneself, resume self-possession: ut me recepi: nullum spatium recipiendi se dedit, L.: se ex terrore, Cs.: totā me mente, O.—    II. To take to oneself, take in, admit, accept, receive, welcome: Excludor, ille recipitur, T.: Xerxem, await the attack of: hos tutissimus portus recipiebat, Cs.: Mosa ex Rheno recepta insulam efficit, Cs.: equus frenum recepit, submitted to, H.: Hominem amicum ad te, T.: hominem ad epulas: gentes in civitatem receptae: deorum in templa, H.: Ilergetes in ius dicionemque, L.: reges in amicitiam, S.: sidera in caelo recepta, O.: tecto recipi, Cs.: illum suis urbibus: oppido ac portu recepti, Cs.: legatos moenibus, S.: eum domum suam: ut domum ad se quisque hospitio reciperet, Cs.—Of money or income, to take in, receive, collect, acquire, gain: pecuniam ex novis vectigalibus: pecunia, quae recipi potest.—Of weapons or fetters, to submit to, accept, receive, expose oneself to: necesse erat ab latere aperto tela recipi, Cs.: ferrum: donec (equus) frenum recepit, H.—Of places, to seize, capture, take, possess, occupy: Praeneste per deditionem, L.: oppido recepto, Cs.: rem p. armis, S. —Fig., to take upon oneself, assume, receive, accept, admit, allow: in semet ipsum religionem, to burden himself with, L.: antiquitas recepit fabulas: nec inconstantiam virtus recipit: timor misericordiam non recipit, Cs.: casūs recipere (res), be liable to, Cs.: re iam non ultra recipiente cunctationem, L. — To take up, undertake, accept, assume: causam Siciliae: id facere, quod recepissem, T.: officium. — To assume an obligation, pledge oneself, take the responsibility, be surety for, warrant, promise, engage: ad me recipio; Faciet, T.: promitto in meque recipio, fore eum, etc.: promitto, recipio, spondeo, Caesarem talem semper fore, etc.: facturum, quod milites vellent, se recepit, L.: fidem recepisse sibi et ipsum et Appium de me, had given him a solemn assurance: ea, quae tibi promitto ac recipio: mihi in Cumano se defensurum, etc.: postulabat ut... id ipsi fore reciperent, Cs.—Of a magistrate, with nomen, to entertain a charge against, enter as an accused person, indict: nomen absentis: appellantibus nemo erat auxilio, quin nomina reciperentur, L.
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    recipere, recepi, receptus V
    keep back; recover; undertake; guarantee; accept, take in; take back

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  • 19 concerto

    concertare, concertavi, concertatus V
    fight, engage in a contest, vie with; dispute, debate (zealously); argue over

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  • 20 concertor

    concertari, concertatus sum V DEP
    fight, engage in a contest, vie with, dispute, debate (zealously); argue over

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  • engage with — index grapple Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • engage with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms engage with : present tense I/you/we/they engage with he/she/it engages with present participle engaging with past tense engaged with past participle engaged with formal 1) engage with someone/something to… …   English dictionary

  • engage with — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Engage (visual arts) — engage, National Association for Gallery Education, is based in the United Kingdom and promotes the visual arts through gallery education. engage s work helps galleries encourages people to participate in and enjoy the visual arts and become… …   Wikipedia

  • engage — [[t]ɪnge͟ɪʤ[/t]] ♦♦♦ engages, engaging, engaged 1) VERB If you engage in an activity, you do it or are actively involved with it. [FORMAL] [V in n] I have never engaged in the drug trade... [V in n] You can engage in croquet on the south lawn. 2) …   English dictionary

  • engage — en|gage W3 [ınˈgeıdʒ] v formal [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: engager, from gage something given as a promise ] 1.) [I always + preposition] to be doing or to become involved in an activity engage in/on/upon ▪ Only 10% of American adults… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • engage — en|gage [ ın geıdʒ ] verb ** 1. ) transitive FORMAL to attract and keep someone s interest or attention: A good radio script should be able to engage the listener. a ) to start to employ someone or use their services: The company is to engage a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • engage — v. 1) (D; tr.) to engage as (to engage smb. as a guide) 2) (d; intr., tr.) to engage in (to engage in sports; to engage smb. in conversation) 3) (d; intr.) to engage with (the first gear engages with the second) 4) (H) we engaged him to drive us… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • engage — 01. Sue got [engaged] last summer, and the wedding is set for this December. 02. She showed off her diamond [engagement] ring to all her friends at the office. 03. Police have long suspected him of [engaging] in the illegal drug trade. 04. The… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • engage — verb (engaged; engaging) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French engager, from en + gage pledge, gage Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to offer (as one s word) as security for a debt or cause 2. a. obsolete to entangle or entrap in or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • engage */*/ — UK [ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ] / US verb Word forms engage : present tense I/you/we/they engage he/she/it engages present participle engaging past tense engaged past participle engaged 1) a) [transitive] formal to attract and keep someone s interest or attention… …   English dictionary

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