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  • 1 bracchium (brāch-)

        bracchium (brāch-) ī, n, βραχίων, the forearm, lower arm: bracchia et lacerti, O.: (feminae) nudae bracchia et lacertos, Ta.—In gen., the arm: bracchium fregisse: diu iactato bracchio scutum emittere, Cs.: collo dare bracchia circum, V.: bracchia Cervici dabat, H.: Bracchia ad superas extulit auras, V.: iuventus horrida bracchiis, H.: matri bracchia tendere, O.: tendens ad caelum bracchia, O.: diversa bracchia ducens, i. e. separating widely, V.—Prov.: dirigere bracchia contra Torrentem, to swim against the current, Iu.— Of gesture: extento bracchio.—Of the Cyclopes at work: bracchia tollunt In numerum, keeping time, V.—Fig.: aliquid levi bracchio agere, to do negligently: me molli bracchio obiurgas, gently: Praebuerim sceleri bracchia nostra tuo, lend a hand, O.—Meton., of animals, the claws of crawfish, O.—The claws of the constellations Scorpio and Cancer, V., O.—Of trees, the branches: in ramos bracchia crescunt, O.—Of the vine, V.—An arm of the sea: nec bracchia porrexerat Amphitrite, O.—A ship's yard: iubet intendi bracchia velis, V.—A leg (of a pair of dividers): duo ferrea bracchia, O.—In fortifications, an outwork: bracchio obiecto, L.: muro bracchium iniunxerat, a line of communication, L.: bracchiis duobis Piraeum Athenis iungere, walls, L.

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  • 2 commercium (conm-)

        commercium (conm-) ī, n    [com- + merx], commercial intercourse, trade, traffic, commerce: mare et lingua commercia prohibebant, S.: portūs per commercia cogniti, Ta.: legati prohibiti commercio, L. — The right to trade, mercantile intercourse, privilege of traffic: commercium in eo agro nemini est: Latinis populis commercia inter se ademerunt, L.—Intercourse, communication, corres pondence: plebis, with the commonalty, L.—Fig., correspondence, communion, fellowship: cum Musis: cum virtute: sermonis, L.: loquendi audiendique, Ta.: belli commercia, treaties, V.

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  • 3 commūnicātiō

        commūnicātiō ōnis, f    [communico], a making common, imparting, communicating: civitatis: utilitatum.—In rhet., a consultation of the hearers.
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    sharing, imparting; partaking; fellowship; communication; consult (w/audience)

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  • 4 congruō

        congruō uī, —, ere,    to coincide, agree: dies cum solis ratione: ut ad metam eandem solis dies congruerent, L.—Fig., to coincide, correspond, be suited, be adapted, agree, accord, suit, fit: alcuius cum moribus, to be congenial: dicta cum scriptis, L.: inter se: sermo inter omnes congruebat, L.: omni causae orationis genus: ad equestrem pugnam, Ta.—To agree, harmonize, accord, be in harmony, be like: inter nos, to be in communication, T.: deūm sententiae, N.: linguā, moribus, L.: animi corporum doloribus congruentes, affected by: in eum morem, following, L.: eae res in unum congruentes, pointing to one conclusion, L.
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    congruere, congrui, - V INTRANS
    agree, coincide, correspond, be consistent; be suited, be adapted; fit in; unite, combine, come together; blend, harmonize, act together; be congenial

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  • 5 epistola

        epistola    see epistula.
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    letter/dispatch/written communication; imperial rescript; epistle; preface

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  • 6 epistula or epistola

        epistula or epistola ae, f, ἐπιστολή, a written communication, letter, epistle: Graecis litteris conscripta, Cs.: Verris ad Neronem: epistulam obsignare: mane dare, to send.—Plur., a letter, Ta.

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  • 7 scrīptum

        scrīptum ī, n    [P. n. of scribo], something drawn, a space enclosed by lines: duodecim scriptis ludere, i. e. upon a draught-board divided into twelve sections.—A written composition, writing, treatise, book, work: de harum valvarum pulchritudine scriptum relinquere: scripta de deorum numine reliquisse: ut quae secum commentatus esset, ea sine scripto verbis eisdem redderet, without notes: oratio dicta de scripto est, read from a manuscript: laudavit pater scripto meo, in a speech written by me: eorum scriptis se oblectent, writings: Lucili scripta legentes, H.: Debueram scripto certior esse tuo, O.— A written text, literal meaning, letter: legis: multa contra scriptum pro aequo et bono dixit, etc., against the letter of the law: cum scripto ipso dissentire.
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    something written; written communication; literary work

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  • 8 epistula

    letter/dispatch/written communication; imperial rescript; epistle; preface

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  • 9 bracchium

    bracchĭum (less correctly brāchĭ-um; gen. bracchi, Lucr. 6, 434), ii, n. [perh. kindr. with Gr. brachiôn; but cf. Sanscr. bāhu; like frango, Sanscr. bhang, Bopp, Gloss. p. 239 a], the arm; particularly,
    I.
    Lit., the forearm, from the hand to the elbow (while lacertus is the upper arm, from the elbow to the shoulder), Lucr. 4, 830; 6, 397:

    bracchia et lacerti,

    Ov. M. 1, 501; 1, 550 sq.:

    subjecta lacertis bracchia,

    id. ib. 14, 305; Curt. 8, 9, 21; 9, 1, 29:

    (feminae) nudae bracchia et lacertos,

    Tac. G. 17 (opp. umerus); Cels. 8, 1, § 79 sqq.; 8, 10, § 55 sqq.—Far oftener,
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    In gen., the arm, the whole arm, from the shoulder to the fingers, Pac. ap. Non. p. 87, 26, and Varr. L. L. 5, 7, p. 4 Müll.; id. ap. Gell. 16, 16, 4:

    quod eum bracchium fregisse diceret,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 62, 253; cf. Cels. 1, 10, 3:

    multi ut diu jactato bracchio praeoptarent scutum manu emittere et nudo corpore pugnare,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 25:

    bracchium (sc. dextrum) cohibere togā,

    Cic. Cael. 5, 11 (cf. Sen. Contr. 5, 6:

    bracchium extra togam exserere): eodem ictu bracchia ferro exsolvunt (i.e. venas incidunt, as, soon after, crurum et poplitum venas abrumpit),

    Tac. A. 15, 63; 1, 41.—Of embraces:

    collo dare bracchia circum,

    to throw the arms round the neck, Verg. A. 6, 700; cf.:

    circumdare collo,

    Ov. M. 9, 459:

    implicare collo,

    id. ib. 1, 762:

    inicere collo,

    id. ib. 3, 389:

    cervici dare,

    Hor. C. 3, 9, 2:

    lentis adhaerens bracchiis,

    id. Epod. 15, 6: Hephaestionis bracchium hastā ictum est, Curt. 4, 16, 31:

    ut in jaculando bracchia reducimus,

    Quint. 10, 3, 6:

    sinisteriore bracchio,

    Suet. Dom. 17:

    bracchia ad superas extulit auras,

    Verg. A. 5, 427:

    alternaque jactat Bracchia protendens (Dares),

    id. ib. 5, 377:

    juventus horrida bracchiis,

    Hor. C. 3, 4, 50.—Of a rower:

    si bracchia forte remisit,

    Verg. G. 1, 202:

    matri bracchia tendere,

    Ov. M. 3, 723:

    patrio tendens bracchia caelo,

    id. ib. 9, 210:

    tendens ad caelum bracchia,

    id. ib. 9, 293:

    precando Bracchia sustulerat,

    id. ib. 6, 262.—Prov.:

    dirigere bracchia contra Torrentem,

    to swim against the current, Juv. 4, 89.—
    2.
    Of the movement of the arms in speaking:

    bracchii projectione in contentionibus, contractione in remissis,

    Cic. Or. 18, 59; so Quint. 11, 3, 84:

    extento bracchio paululum de gestu addidit,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 59, 242:

    demissa bracchia,

    Quint. 2, 13, 9:

    a latere modice remota,

    id. 11, 3, 159:

    ut bracchio exserto introspiciatur latus,

    id. 11, 3, 118:

    aliqui transversum bracchium proferunt et cubito pronunciant,

    id. 11, 3, 93:

    bracchium in latus jactant,

    id. 4, 2, 39:

    si contendemus per continuationem, bracchio celeri, mobili vultu utemur,

    Auct. Her. 3, 15, 27.—
    3.
    Of the motion of the arms in dancing:

    bracchia in numerum jactare,

    Lucr. 4, 769;

    imitated by Ov.: numerosa bracchia jactat (ducit, Jahn),

    Ov. Am. 2,4,29, and id. R. Am. 754; Lucr. 4, 790; imitated in Ov. A. A. 1, 595; Prop. 2 (3), 22, 6; imitated in Stat. S. 3, 5, 66; cf.

    of the labors of the Cyclopes: illi inter sese magnā vi bracchia tollunt In numerum,

    Verg. G. 4, 174.—
    4.
    Trop.: levi or molli bracchio agere aliquid, to do any thing superficially, negligently, remissly (prob. peculiar to the lang. of conversation), Cic. Att. 4, 16, 6; so,

    molli bracchio aliquem objurgare,

    id. ib. 2, 1, 6.—Prov.:

    praebuerim sceleri bracchia nostra tuo,

    lend a hand, Ov. H. 7, 126.—
    B.
    The limbs of animals analogous to the arms of men; of the claws of crawfish, etc., Ov. M. 4, 625; 10, 127; 15, 369; Plin. 9, 31, 51, § 97: hence also of the sign Cancer, Ov. M. 2, 83; also of Scorpio, Verg. G. 1, 34; Ov. M. 2, 82; 2, 195.—Of the claws of the nautilus, Plin. 9, 29, 47, § 88, and other sea-fish, id. 11, 48, 108, § 258.—Of the lion:

    in feminum et bracchiorum ossibus,

    Plin. 11, 37, 86, § 214.—
    2.
    Comicé for armus or femur (as inversely armus = bracchium): Ar. Edepol vel elephanto in Indiā Quo pacto pugno perfregisti bracchium. Py. Quid? bracchium? Ar. Illud dicere volui femur, the shoulder, the shoulder-blade of the elephant, Plaut. Mil. 1, 1, 26 sq. Brix ad loc.—
    C.
    Objects resembling arms.
    1.
    The branches of trees (cf. Ov. M. 1, 550: in ramos bracchia crescunt;

    v. also manus and coma): vitem sub bracchia ungito,

    Cato, R. R. 95 fin.;

    of the vine,

    Verg. G. 2, 368; Col. 4, 24, 2; 7, 8 sq.; 5, 5, 9 sq.; Pall. Febr. 9, 6;

    id. Mai, 2, 1: quatiens bracchia Quercus,

    Cat. 64, 105:

    differt quod in bracchia ramorum spargitur,

    Plin. 13, 9, 18, § 62:

    (aesculus) Tum fortes late ramos et bracchia tendens, etc.,

    Verg. G. 2, 296; Ov. M. 14, 630; Val. Fl. 8, 114.—
    2.
    An arm of the sea:

    nec bracchia longo Margine terrarum porrexerat Amphitrite,

    Ov. M. 1, 13; Curt. 6, 4, 16.—
    3.
    The collateral branches or ridges of a mountain:

    Taurus ubi bracchia emittit,

    Plin. 5, 27, 27, § 98.—
    4.
    Poet., = antenna, the sail-yards:

    jubet intendi bracchia velis,

    Verg. A. 5, 829; cf. Stat. S. 5, 1, 244.—
    5.
    In milit. lang., a ( natural or artificial) outwork or line for connecting two points in fortifications, etc.; Gr. skelê:

    aliā parte consul muro Ardeae bracchium injunxerat,

    a line of communication, Liv. 4, 9, 14; 38, 5, 8; 22, 52, 1 Drak.; 44, 35, 13; Hirt. B. Alex. 30; id. B. Afr. 38; 49; 51; 56; id. B. Hisp. 5; 6; 13; Curt. 6, 4, 16; Luc. 3, 387; 4, 266.—So of the side-works, moles, dikes, in the fortification of a harbor, Liv. 31, 26, 8; cf. Just. 5, 8, 5 Gron.; Plin. Ep. 6, 31, 15; Suet. Claud. 20.—
    6.
    The arm of a catapult or ballista, Vitr. 1, 1; 10, 15 sq.

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  • 10 brachium

    bracchĭum (less correctly brāchĭ-um; gen. bracchi, Lucr. 6, 434), ii, n. [perh. kindr. with Gr. brachiôn; but cf. Sanscr. bāhu; like frango, Sanscr. bhang, Bopp, Gloss. p. 239 a], the arm; particularly,
    I.
    Lit., the forearm, from the hand to the elbow (while lacertus is the upper arm, from the elbow to the shoulder), Lucr. 4, 830; 6, 397:

    bracchia et lacerti,

    Ov. M. 1, 501; 1, 550 sq.:

    subjecta lacertis bracchia,

    id. ib. 14, 305; Curt. 8, 9, 21; 9, 1, 29:

    (feminae) nudae bracchia et lacertos,

    Tac. G. 17 (opp. umerus); Cels. 8, 1, § 79 sqq.; 8, 10, § 55 sqq.—Far oftener,
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    In gen., the arm, the whole arm, from the shoulder to the fingers, Pac. ap. Non. p. 87, 26, and Varr. L. L. 5, 7, p. 4 Müll.; id. ap. Gell. 16, 16, 4:

    quod eum bracchium fregisse diceret,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 62, 253; cf. Cels. 1, 10, 3:

    multi ut diu jactato bracchio praeoptarent scutum manu emittere et nudo corpore pugnare,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 25:

    bracchium (sc. dextrum) cohibere togā,

    Cic. Cael. 5, 11 (cf. Sen. Contr. 5, 6:

    bracchium extra togam exserere): eodem ictu bracchia ferro exsolvunt (i.e. venas incidunt, as, soon after, crurum et poplitum venas abrumpit),

    Tac. A. 15, 63; 1, 41.—Of embraces:

    collo dare bracchia circum,

    to throw the arms round the neck, Verg. A. 6, 700; cf.:

    circumdare collo,

    Ov. M. 9, 459:

    implicare collo,

    id. ib. 1, 762:

    inicere collo,

    id. ib. 3, 389:

    cervici dare,

    Hor. C. 3, 9, 2:

    lentis adhaerens bracchiis,

    id. Epod. 15, 6: Hephaestionis bracchium hastā ictum est, Curt. 4, 16, 31:

    ut in jaculando bracchia reducimus,

    Quint. 10, 3, 6:

    sinisteriore bracchio,

    Suet. Dom. 17:

    bracchia ad superas extulit auras,

    Verg. A. 5, 427:

    alternaque jactat Bracchia protendens (Dares),

    id. ib. 5, 377:

    juventus horrida bracchiis,

    Hor. C. 3, 4, 50.—Of a rower:

    si bracchia forte remisit,

    Verg. G. 1, 202:

    matri bracchia tendere,

    Ov. M. 3, 723:

    patrio tendens bracchia caelo,

    id. ib. 9, 210:

    tendens ad caelum bracchia,

    id. ib. 9, 293:

    precando Bracchia sustulerat,

    id. ib. 6, 262.—Prov.:

    dirigere bracchia contra Torrentem,

    to swim against the current, Juv. 4, 89.—
    2.
    Of the movement of the arms in speaking:

    bracchii projectione in contentionibus, contractione in remissis,

    Cic. Or. 18, 59; so Quint. 11, 3, 84:

    extento bracchio paululum de gestu addidit,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 59, 242:

    demissa bracchia,

    Quint. 2, 13, 9:

    a latere modice remota,

    id. 11, 3, 159:

    ut bracchio exserto introspiciatur latus,

    id. 11, 3, 118:

    aliqui transversum bracchium proferunt et cubito pronunciant,

    id. 11, 3, 93:

    bracchium in latus jactant,

    id. 4, 2, 39:

    si contendemus per continuationem, bracchio celeri, mobili vultu utemur,

    Auct. Her. 3, 15, 27.—
    3.
    Of the motion of the arms in dancing:

    bracchia in numerum jactare,

    Lucr. 4, 769;

    imitated by Ov.: numerosa bracchia jactat (ducit, Jahn),

    Ov. Am. 2,4,29, and id. R. Am. 754; Lucr. 4, 790; imitated in Ov. A. A. 1, 595; Prop. 2 (3), 22, 6; imitated in Stat. S. 3, 5, 66; cf.

    of the labors of the Cyclopes: illi inter sese magnā vi bracchia tollunt In numerum,

    Verg. G. 4, 174.—
    4.
    Trop.: levi or molli bracchio agere aliquid, to do any thing superficially, negligently, remissly (prob. peculiar to the lang. of conversation), Cic. Att. 4, 16, 6; so,

    molli bracchio aliquem objurgare,

    id. ib. 2, 1, 6.—Prov.:

    praebuerim sceleri bracchia nostra tuo,

    lend a hand, Ov. H. 7, 126.—
    B.
    The limbs of animals analogous to the arms of men; of the claws of crawfish, etc., Ov. M. 4, 625; 10, 127; 15, 369; Plin. 9, 31, 51, § 97: hence also of the sign Cancer, Ov. M. 2, 83; also of Scorpio, Verg. G. 1, 34; Ov. M. 2, 82; 2, 195.—Of the claws of the nautilus, Plin. 9, 29, 47, § 88, and other sea-fish, id. 11, 48, 108, § 258.—Of the lion:

    in feminum et bracchiorum ossibus,

    Plin. 11, 37, 86, § 214.—
    2.
    Comicé for armus or femur (as inversely armus = bracchium): Ar. Edepol vel elephanto in Indiā Quo pacto pugno perfregisti bracchium. Py. Quid? bracchium? Ar. Illud dicere volui femur, the shoulder, the shoulder-blade of the elephant, Plaut. Mil. 1, 1, 26 sq. Brix ad loc.—
    C.
    Objects resembling arms.
    1.
    The branches of trees (cf. Ov. M. 1, 550: in ramos bracchia crescunt;

    v. also manus and coma): vitem sub bracchia ungito,

    Cato, R. R. 95 fin.;

    of the vine,

    Verg. G. 2, 368; Col. 4, 24, 2; 7, 8 sq.; 5, 5, 9 sq.; Pall. Febr. 9, 6;

    id. Mai, 2, 1: quatiens bracchia Quercus,

    Cat. 64, 105:

    differt quod in bracchia ramorum spargitur,

    Plin. 13, 9, 18, § 62:

    (aesculus) Tum fortes late ramos et bracchia tendens, etc.,

    Verg. G. 2, 296; Ov. M. 14, 630; Val. Fl. 8, 114.—
    2.
    An arm of the sea:

    nec bracchia longo Margine terrarum porrexerat Amphitrite,

    Ov. M. 1, 13; Curt. 6, 4, 16.—
    3.
    The collateral branches or ridges of a mountain:

    Taurus ubi bracchia emittit,

    Plin. 5, 27, 27, § 98.—
    4.
    Poet., = antenna, the sail-yards:

    jubet intendi bracchia velis,

    Verg. A. 5, 829; cf. Stat. S. 5, 1, 244.—
    5.
    In milit. lang., a ( natural or artificial) outwork or line for connecting two points in fortifications, etc.; Gr. skelê:

    aliā parte consul muro Ardeae bracchium injunxerat,

    a line of communication, Liv. 4, 9, 14; 38, 5, 8; 22, 52, 1 Drak.; 44, 35, 13; Hirt. B. Alex. 30; id. B. Afr. 38; 49; 51; 56; id. B. Hisp. 5; 6; 13; Curt. 6, 4, 16; Luc. 3, 387; 4, 266.—So of the side-works, moles, dikes, in the fortification of a harbor, Liv. 31, 26, 8; cf. Just. 5, 8, 5 Gron.; Plin. Ep. 6, 31, 15; Suet. Claud. 20.—
    6.
    The arm of a catapult or ballista, Vitr. 1, 1; 10, 15 sq.

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  • 11 colloquium

    collŏquĭum ( conl-), ii, n. [id.], a conversation, conference, discourse (class. in prose and poetry;

    not in Hor.): colloquium cum conveniunt in unum locum loquendi causā,

    Varr. L. L. 6, § 57 Müll.; Titin. ap. Non. p. 256, 16:

    eo ad colloquium venerunt,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 43:

    in colloquium venire,

    id. ib. 1, 35:

    in Antonii congressum colloquiumque veniendum est,

    Cic. Phil. 12, 11, 26:

    pervenire ad conloquium alicujus,

    id. ib. 9, 1, 2:

    denos ut ad colloquium adducerent,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 43:

    de aliquā re in colloquium venire,

    Nep. Dat. 11, 1:

    convenire in colloquium,

    id. Hann. 6, 2:

    in colloquio esse,

    id. Dat. 11, 3: facere, Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 23, 5:

    occulta habere cum aliquo,

    Liv. 27, 1, 14; so,

    secreta serere cum aliquo,

    id. 34, 61, 7; cf.:

    nocturnis impellere aliquem,

    Tac. A. 1, 16; and:

    secretis componere, etc.,

    id. ib. 3, 40:

    crebra inter se,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 19:

    petere,

    Ov. M. 13, 552; Suet. Aug. 27:

    clausis foribus videre,

    Lucr. 4, 598:

    dare,

    Prop. 4 (5), 10, 32:

    colloquio alterius non egere,

    Cic. Off. 3, 1, 1; cf.:

    colloquio carere,

    id. Att. 12, 15:

    adesse colloquiis,

    Val. Fl. 3, 293:

    rerum leviorum,

    Cic. Ac. 2, 2, 6:

    fruiturque deorum Colloquio,

    Verg. A. 7, 91:

    praeceptoris,

    Petr. 9 fin.:

    colloquia amicorum absentium,

    i. e. epistolary correspondence, communication by letter, Cic. Phil. 2, 4, 7.—
    II.
    Transf. to animals:

    alitum colloquia,

    Plin. 10, 49, 70, § 137; repeated by Gell. 10, 12, 7.

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  • 12 commercium

    com-mercĭum ( con-m-; ante-class.; sometimes ‡ commircĭum; cf. Vel. Long. p. 2236 P.), ii, n. [merx].
    I.
    Commercial intercourse, trade, traffic, commerce:

    mare magnum et ignara lingua commercia prohibebant,

    Sall. J. 18, 5; Plin. 33, 1, 3, § 7; Plin. Pan. 29; Tac. Agr. 24; Liv. 4, 52, 6:

    salis,

    id. 45, 29, 13:

    commercium hominum in locum aliquem mutui usus contrahunt,

    id. 38, 18, 12:

    neque Thraces commercio faciles erunt,

    id. 40, 58, 1:

    jus commercii,

    Dig. 49, 5, 6.—
    B.
    Meton.
    1.
    The right to trade as merchants, a mercantile right:

    commercium in eo agro nemini est,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 40, § 93; cf. id. ib. 2, 2, 50, §

    124: L. Crasso commercium istarum rerum cum Graecis hominibus non fuisse,

    id. ib. 2, 4, 59, §

    133: ceteris Latinis populis conubia commerciaque et concilia inter se ademerunt,

    Liv. 8, 14, 10; 43, 5, 9; cf. Dig. 41, 1, 62; 30, 1, 39; 45, 1, 34.—
    * 2.
    An article of traffic, merchandise, wares:

    commercia militaria,

    Plin. 35, 13, 47, § 168; for provisions, id. 26, 4, 9, § 18; cf. Front. 2, 5, 14.—
    3.
    A place of trade, market - place:

    commercia et litora peragrare,

    Plin. 37, 3, 11, § 45; Claud. in Eutr. 1, 58.—
    II.
    In gen., intercourse, communication, correspondence, fellowship; lit. and trop.:

    quid tibi mecum est commerci, senex?

    Plaut. Aul. 4, 4, 4; id. Bacch. 1, 2, 9; id. Stich. 4, 1, 15:

    mihi cum vostris legibus Nihil est commerci,

    I have nothing to do with your laws, id. Rud. 3, 4, 20:

    commercium habere cum Musis,

    Cic. Tusc. 5, 23, 66:

    commercium habere cum virtute,

    id. Sen. 12, 42:

    dandi et excipiendi beneficii,

    Val. Max. 5, 3, ext. 3:

    agrorum aedificiorumque inter se,

    Liv. 45, 29, 10:

    plebis,

    with them, id. 5, 3, 8; 41, 24, 16:

    linguae,

    Ov. Tr. 5, 10, 35; Liv. 1, 18, 3; 9, 36, 6; 25, 33, 3:

    sermonis,

    id. 5, 15, 5; cf.:

    loquendi audiendique,

    Tac. Agr. 2 fin.:

    commercia epistularum,

    Vell. 2, 65, 1:

    hoc inter nos epistularum commercium frequentare,

    Sen. Ep. 38, 1:

    communium studiorum,

    Suet. Claud. 42:

    sortis humanae,

    Tac. A. 6, 19:

    belli,

    stipulation, treaty, id. ib. 14, 33:

    belli tollere,

    Verg. A. 10, 532; so,

    belli dirimere,

    Tac. H. 3, 81.— Plur.:

    est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia caeli,

    Ov. A. A. 3, 549.—
    B.
    Esp., forbidden intercourse, illicit commerce:

    libidinis,

    Val. Max. 8, 2, 2:

    stupri,

    Suet. Calig. 36.— Absol.:

    cum eā mihi fuit commercium,

    Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 77.—
    2.
    In law, = collusio, Cod. Th. 3, 11, 4; cf. ib. 11, 4, 1 al.

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > commercium

  • 13 commircium

    com-mercĭum ( con-m-; ante-class.; sometimes ‡ commircĭum; cf. Vel. Long. p. 2236 P.), ii, n. [merx].
    I.
    Commercial intercourse, trade, traffic, commerce:

    mare magnum et ignara lingua commercia prohibebant,

    Sall. J. 18, 5; Plin. 33, 1, 3, § 7; Plin. Pan. 29; Tac. Agr. 24; Liv. 4, 52, 6:

    salis,

    id. 45, 29, 13:

    commercium hominum in locum aliquem mutui usus contrahunt,

    id. 38, 18, 12:

    neque Thraces commercio faciles erunt,

    id. 40, 58, 1:

    jus commercii,

    Dig. 49, 5, 6.—
    B.
    Meton.
    1.
    The right to trade as merchants, a mercantile right:

    commercium in eo agro nemini est,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 40, § 93; cf. id. ib. 2, 2, 50, §

    124: L. Crasso commercium istarum rerum cum Graecis hominibus non fuisse,

    id. ib. 2, 4, 59, §

    133: ceteris Latinis populis conubia commerciaque et concilia inter se ademerunt,

    Liv. 8, 14, 10; 43, 5, 9; cf. Dig. 41, 1, 62; 30, 1, 39; 45, 1, 34.—
    * 2.
    An article of traffic, merchandise, wares:

    commercia militaria,

    Plin. 35, 13, 47, § 168; for provisions, id. 26, 4, 9, § 18; cf. Front. 2, 5, 14.—
    3.
    A place of trade, market - place:

    commercia et litora peragrare,

    Plin. 37, 3, 11, § 45; Claud. in Eutr. 1, 58.—
    II.
    In gen., intercourse, communication, correspondence, fellowship; lit. and trop.:

    quid tibi mecum est commerci, senex?

    Plaut. Aul. 4, 4, 4; id. Bacch. 1, 2, 9; id. Stich. 4, 1, 15:

    mihi cum vostris legibus Nihil est commerci,

    I have nothing to do with your laws, id. Rud. 3, 4, 20:

    commercium habere cum Musis,

    Cic. Tusc. 5, 23, 66:

    commercium habere cum virtute,

    id. Sen. 12, 42:

    dandi et excipiendi beneficii,

    Val. Max. 5, 3, ext. 3:

    agrorum aedificiorumque inter se,

    Liv. 45, 29, 10:

    plebis,

    with them, id. 5, 3, 8; 41, 24, 16:

    linguae,

    Ov. Tr. 5, 10, 35; Liv. 1, 18, 3; 9, 36, 6; 25, 33, 3:

    sermonis,

    id. 5, 15, 5; cf.:

    loquendi audiendique,

    Tac. Agr. 2 fin.:

    commercia epistularum,

    Vell. 2, 65, 1:

    hoc inter nos epistularum commercium frequentare,

    Sen. Ep. 38, 1:

    communium studiorum,

    Suet. Claud. 42:

    sortis humanae,

    Tac. A. 6, 19:

    belli,

    stipulation, treaty, id. ib. 14, 33:

    belli tollere,

    Verg. A. 10, 532; so,

    belli dirimere,

    Tac. H. 3, 81.— Plur.:

    est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia caeli,

    Ov. A. A. 3, 549.—
    B.
    Esp., forbidden intercourse, illicit commerce:

    libidinis,

    Val. Max. 8, 2, 2:

    stupri,

    Suet. Calig. 36.— Absol.:

    cum eā mihi fuit commercium,

    Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 77.—
    2.
    In law, = collusio, Cod. Th. 3, 11, 4; cf. ib. 11, 4, 1 al.

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > commircium

  • 14 confero

    confĕro, contŭli, collātum (conl-), conferre, v. a.
    I.
    To bring, bear, or carry together, to collect, gather (freq. and class.).
    A.
    In gen.:

    ligna circa casam,

    Nep. Alcib. 10, 4:

    arma,

    Vell. 2, 114, 4:

    cibos ore suo (aves),

    Quint. 2, 6, 7:

    undique collatis membris,

    Hor. A. P. 3 al.:

    sarcinas in unum locum,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 24; cf. id. ib. 2, 25:

    collatis militaribus signis,

    id. ib. 7, 2:

    ut premerer sacrā Lauroque collatāque myrto,

    Hor. C. 3, 4, 19:

    quo (sc. in proximum horreum) omne rusticum instrumentum,

    Col. 1, 6, 7:

    illuc (sc. in castella) parentes et conjuges,

    Tac. A. 4, 46 fin.:

    dentes in corpore (canes),

    Ov. M. 3, 236:

    materiam omnem, antequam dicere ordiamur,

    Quint. 3, 9, 8:

    summas (scriptorum) in commentarium et capita,

    id. 10, 7, 32:

    plura opera in unam tabulam,

    id. 8, 5, 26:

    quae in proximos quinque libros conlata sunt,

    id. 8, prooem. 1: res Romanas Graeco peregrinoque sermone in historiam, Just. pr. 1; cf. Suet. Caes. 44; cf. I. B. 5. infra.; Quint. 4, 1, 23:

    rogus inimicis collatus manibus,

    Petr. 115 fin.
    B.
    In partic.
    1.
    To collect money, treasures, etc., for any object, to bring offerings, contribute:

    dona mihi,

    Plaut. Men. 1, 2, 20:

    contulit aes populus,

    Ov. F. 4, 351;

    so freq. on monuments: AERE CONLATO,

    Inscr. Orell. 3648; 74; Suet. Aug. 59:

    EX AERE CONLATO,

    Inscr. Orell. 3991:

    aurum argentumque in publicum,

    Liv. 28, 36, 3:

    munera ei,

    Nep. Ages. 7, 3:

    tributa quotannis ex censu,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 53, § 131:

    conferre eo minus tributi,

    Liv. 5, 20, 5:

    in commune,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 59, § 145; id. Quint. 3, 12:

    quadringena talenta quotannis Delum,

    Nep. Arist. 3, 1:

    (pecunia) ad ejus honores conlata,

    Cic. Fl. 25, 59:

    ad honorem tuum pecunias maximas contulisse,

    id. Verr. 2, 2, 65, § 157:

    sextantes in capita,

    Liv. 2, 33, 11:

    pecunias,

    Suet. Caes. 19; id. Aug. 57; 30; Just. 3, 6:

    vinum alius, alius mel,

    Dig. 41, 1, 7; 47, 7, 3 pr.:

    sua bona in medium,

    ib. 37, 6, 1 pr.:

    magnam partem patrimonii alicui rei,

    ib. 50, 4, 5:

    cum et Socrati collatum sit ad victum,

    Quint. 12, 7, 9.— Absol.:

    nos dabimus, nos conferemus, nostro sumptu, non tuo,

    Plaut. Most. 5, 2, 39.—Hence,
    b.
    Trop., like the Gr. sumpherô (v. Lidd. and Scott in h. v. 5.), to be useful, profitable, to profit, serve, be of use to ( = prosum; cf. also conduco, II.; post-Aug., and only in the third person; most freq. in Quint.); constr. with ad, in, the dat., inf., or absol.
    (α).
    With ad:

    naturane plus ad eloquentiam conferat an doctrina,

    Quint. 2, 19, 1; so id. 1, 8, 7; 2, 5, 1; 3, 6, 7 al.; Cels. 6, 6, 1; Col. 12, prooem. § 6; Suet. Tib. 4.—
    * (β).
    With in:

    rursus in alia plus prior (exercitatio) confert,

    Quint. 10, 7, 26.—
    (γ).
    With dat.:

    Gracchorum eloquentiae multum contulisse matrem,

    Quint. 1, 1, 6; so id. prooem. § 6; 2, 9, 2; 3, 7, 12 al.; Plin. 20, 6, 23, § 54; 20, 23, 98, § 261; 29, 1, 6, § 13; Suet. Vesp. 6.—
    (δ).
    With subj. inf.:

    incipiente incremento confert alterna folia circum obruere,

    Plin. 19, 5, 26, § 83.—
    (ε).
    Absol.:

    multum veteres etiam Latini conferunt, imprimis copiam verborum,

    Quint. 1, 8, 8; 2, 5, 16; 4, 2, 123 al.; cf. Sillig ad Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 67.—
    2.
    To bring into connection, to unite, join, connect:

    membris collatis, of an embrace,

    Lucr. 4, 1101; cf.

    ora,

    App. M. 5, p. 161, 17:

    fontes e quibus collatae aquae flumen emittunt,

    Curt. 7, 11, 3: capita, to lay heads together (in conferring, deliberating, etc.), Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 12, § 31; Liv. 2, 45, 7: pedem, to go or come with one, Plaut. Merc. 5, 2, 41; so,

    gradum ( = congredi),

    id. Men. 3, 3, 30; id. Ps. 2, 4, 17; Verg. A. 6, 488.—Of chemical union:

    dissimiles et dispares res in unam potestatem,

    Vitr. 2, 6, 4.—
    b.
    Trop.:

    collatis viribus,

    Plin. Ep. 8, 14, 17; cf.:

    conferre vires in unum,

    Liv. 33, 19, 7:

    collata omnium vota in unius salutem,

    Plin. Pan. 23, 5:

    e singulis frustis collata oratio,

    Quint. 8, 5, 27; cf. id. 2, 9, 3:

    velut studia inter nos conferebamus,

    id. 4, prooem. § 1.— So esp. of conferences, consultations, etc., to consult together, confer, consider or talk over together:

    si quid res feret, coram inter nos conferemus,

    Cic. Att. 1, 20, 1:

    sollicitudines nostras inter nos,

    id. Fam. 6, 21, 2:

    rationes,

    id. Att 5, 21, 12: familiares sermones cum aliquo, to unite in familiar conversation with, id. Off. 2, 11, 39:

    cum hoc in viā sermonem contulit,

    id. Inv. 2, 4, 14; cf.:

    cum aliquo aut sermones aut consilia,

    id. Phil. 2, 15, 38:

    consilia ad adulescentes,

    Ter. Heaut. 3, 1, 64; cf.:

    consilia dispersim antea habita,

    Suet. Caes. 80:

    injurias,

    to deliberate together concerning, Tac. Agr. 15; Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 15, 2.— Absol.:

    omnes sapientes decet conferre et fabulari,

    Plaut. Rud. 2, 3, 8.—With a rel.clause:

    fusi contulerimus inter nos... quid finis,

    Cic. Fin. 2, 2, 4:

    ibi conferentibus, quid animorum Hispanis esset,

    Liv. 27, 20, 4.—
    3.
    To bring or join together in a hostile manner, to set together (most freq. in milit. lang.):

    (Galli) cum Fontejo ferrum ac manus contulerunt,

    Cic. Font. 5, 12 (1, 2):

    signa cum Alexandrinis,

    id. Pis. 21, 49; cf.:

    collatis signis depugnare,

    Plaut. Cas. 2, 5, 44; Cic. Imp. Pomp. 23, 66:

    arma cum aliquo,

    Nep. Eum. 11, 5; 3, 6; cf.:

    arma inter se,

    Liv. 21, 1, 2:

    castra cum hoste,

    id. 26, 12, 14; cf.:

    castra castris,

    id. 23, 28, 9; 8, 23, 9; Cic. Div. 2, 55, 114; Caes. B. C. 3, 79:

    pedem cum pede,

    to fight foot to foot, Liv. 28, 2, 6; cf.:

    pede conlato,

    id. 6, 12, 10; 10, 29, 6; 26, 39, 12 al.:

    gradum cum aliquo,

    id. 7, 33, 11:

    pectora luctantia nexu pectoribus,

    Ov. M. 6, 242:

    stat conferre manum Aeneae,

    Verg. A. 12, 678:

    prima movet Cacus collatā proelia dextrā,

    Ov. F. 1, 569:

    collatis cursibus hastas conicere,

    Val. Fl. 6, 270:

    seque viro vir contulit,

    Verg. A. 10, 735.— Poet.:

    inter sese duri certamina belli,

    Verg. A. 10, 147:

    contra conferre manu certamina pugnae,

    Lucr. 4, 843:

    collato Marte,

    Ov. M. 12, 379.— Absol.:

    mecum confer, ait,

    fight with me, Ov. M. 10, 603.—
    b.
    Transf. from milit. affairs to lawsuits: pedem, to encounter, come in contact with one, to attack:

    non possum magis pedem conferre, ut aiunt, aut propius accedere?

    Cic. Planc. 19, 48:

    pedem cum singulis,

    Quint. 5, 13, 11; cf. id. 8, 6, 51; cf.:

    qui illi concedi putem utilius esse quod postulat quam signa conferri,

    Cic. Att. 7, 5, 5.— Poet.:

    lites,

    to contend, quarrel, Hor. S. 1, 5, 54.—
    4.
    To bring together for comparison, to compare; constr. with cum, inter se, ad, the dat., or acc. only.
    (α).
    With cum:

    quem cum eo (sc. Democrito) conferre possumus non modo ingenii magnitudine sed etiam animi?

    Cic. Ac. 2, 23, 73; so id. Verr. 2, 4, 52, § 115:

    ut non conferam vitam neque existimationem tuam cum illius,

    id. ib. 2, 4, 20, § 45; id. Sull. 26, 72:

    cum maximis minima,

    id. Opt. Gen. Or. 6, 17; Quint. 5, 13, 12; 8, 4, 2 al.:

    nostras leges cum illorum Lycurgo et Dracone et Solone,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 44, 197; cf.:

    illa cum Graeciā,

    id. Tusc. 1, 1, 2; v. also d. —
    (β).
    With inter se (rare):

    vitam inter se utriusque conferte,

    Cic. Rosc. Com. 7, 20.—
    * (γ).
    With ad:

    bos ad bovem collatus,

    Varr. L. L. 9, § 28 Müll.—
    (δ).
    With dat.:

    tempora praesentia praeteritis,

    Lucr. 2, 1166:

    parva magnis,

    Cic. Or. 4, 14:

    alicui illud,

    id. Inv. 2, 50, 151:

    lanam tinctam Tyriae lacernae,

    Quint. 12, 10, 75:

    ingenia ingeniis,

    Sen. Contr. 5, 33:

    illam puellis,

    Prop. 1, 5, 7; 1, 4, 9:

    nil jucundo amico,

    Hor. S. 1, 5, 44:

    (Pausanias et Lysander) ne minimā quidem ex parte Lycurgi legibus et disciplinae conferendi sunt,

    Cic. Off. 1, 22, 76; cf. supra, a.—
    (ε).
    With acc. only:

    tesseram hospitalem,

    Plaut. Poen. 5, 2, 88:

    conferte Verrem: non ut hominem cum homine comparetis, etc.,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 54, § 121:

    exemplum,

    Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 85; Ter. Ad. 1, 2, 14; Ov. M. 7, 696:

    nec cum quaereretur gener Tarquinio, quisquam Romanae juventutis ullā arte conferri potuit,

    Liv. 1, 39, 4; Suet. Caes. 47:

    census,

    Plin. 7, 48, 49, § 159.—Of documents:

    haec omnia summā curā et diligentiā recognita et conlata sunt,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 77, § 190.—
    5.
    With the idea of shortening by bringing together (cf. colligo), to compress, abridge, condense, make or be brief:

    quam potero in verba conferam paucissima,

    Plaut. Men. prol. 6; cf.:

    in pauca, ut occupatus nunc sum, confer, quid velis,

    id. Ps. 1, 3, 44:

    rem in pauca,

    id. Poen. 5, 4, 68; and:

    in pauca verba,

    id. As. 1, 1, 75; id: Pers. 4, 4, 109:

    totam Academiam... ex duobus libris contuli in quattuor,

    Cic. Att. 13, 13, 1:

    ut in pauca conferam,

    id. Caecin. 6, 17:

    sua verba in duos versus,

    Ov. F. 1, 162:

    ex immensā diffusāque legum copiā optima quaeque et necessaria in paucissimos libros,

    Suet. Caes. 44.— [p. 412] *
    6.
    To join in bringing forward, to propose unitedly (as a law; cf.

    fero, II. B. 8. b.): cur enim non confertis, ne sit conubium divitibus et pauperibus,

    Liv. 4, 4, 9 Weissenb. ad loc.
    II.
    (Con intens.) To bear, carry, convey, direct a thing somewhere (in haste, for protection, etc.); and conferre se, to betake or turn one's self anywhere, to go (very freq. and class.).
    A.
    Prop.
    1.
    In gen.
    (α).
    With the designation of the goal: quo me miser conferam? Gracch. ap. Cic. de Or. 3, 56, 214:

    qui cum se suaque omnia in oppidum Bratuspantium contulissent,

    Caes. B. G. 2, 13:

    se suaque eo,

    id. ib. 3, 28:

    se suaque in naves,

    Nep. Them. 2, 7 al.:

    iter Brundisium versus,

    Cic. Att. 3, 4 med.; cf.: iter eo, Brut. ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 13, 4:

    suas rationes et copias in illam provinciam,

    id. Imp. Pomp. 7, 17: legiones in mediam aciem, Auct. B. Alex. 39;

    Auct. B. Afr. 60: quos eodem audita Cannensis clades contulerat,

    Liv. 23, 17, 8:

    parentes illuc,

    Tac. A. 4, 46:

    se Rhodum conferre,

    Cic. de Or. 3, 56, 213: se Laodiceam, Lent. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 14, 4:

    se Colonas,

    Nep. Paus. 3, 3:

    quo se fusa acies,

    Liv. 9, 16, 1 al.:

    se ad Tissaphernem,

    Nep. Alcib. 5, 2; so,

    se ad Pharnabazum,

    id. Con. 2, 1:

    se in fugam,

    Cic. Caecin. 8, 22: sese in pedes, Enn. ap. Non. p. 518, 20; Plaut. Bacch. 3, 1, 7 (cf.:

    conicere se in pedes,

    Ter. Phorm. 1, 4, 13).—Of things:

    pituita eo se umorve confert,

    Cels. 2, 12.—
    (β).
    Absol.:

    pulcre haec confertur ratis,

    is borne away, Plaut. Bacch. 4, 6, 27.—
    2.
    Esp., in Ov. M. (cf. abeo, II.): aliquem in aliquid, to change into, transform to something:

    aliquem in saxum,

    Ov. M. 4, 278: versos vultus ( poet. circumlocution for se) in hanc, id. ib. 9, 348:

    corpus in albam volucrem,

    id. ib. 12, 145.—
    B.
    Trop.
    1.
    In gen., to bring, turn, direct something to; and conferre se, to turn, apply, devote one's self to, etc.:

    quo mortuo me ad pontificem Scaevolam contuli,

    Cic. Lael. 1, 1:

    (Crassus) cum initio aetatis ad amicitiam se meam contulisset,

    id. Brut. 81, 281; id. Fam. 11, 29, 2:

    qui se ad senatūs auctoritatem, ad libertatem vestram contulerunt,

    id. Phil. 4, 2, 5; id. Ac. 1, 9, 34:

    se ad studium scribendi,

    id. Arch. 3, 4:

    se ad studia litterarum,

    id. ib. 7, 16; cf. Suet. Gram. 24:

    meus pater eam seditionem in tranquillum conferet (the figure taken from the sea when in commotion),

    Plaut. Am. 1, 2, 16: verba ad rem, to bring words to actions, i. e. to pass from words to deeds, Ter. Eun. 4, 6, 4; id. Hec. 3, 1, 17:

    suspitionem in Capitonem,

    Cic. Rosc. Am. 35, 100:

    ut spes votaque sua non prius ad deos quam ad principum aures conferret,

    Tac. A. 4, 39:

    lamentationes suas etiam in testamentum,

    id. ib. 15, 68.—More freq., in partic.,
    2.
    With the access. idea of application or communication, to devote or apply something to a certain purpose, to employ, direct, confer, bestow upon, give, lend, grant, to transfer to (a favorite word with Cic.).
    (α).
    With dat.:

    dona quid cessant mihi Conferre?

    Plaut. Men. 1, 2, 20:

    tibi munera,

    Prop. 2, 3, 25; Nep. Ages. 7, 3:

    victoribus praemia,

    Suet. Calig. 20:

    puellae quinquaginta milia nummūm,

    Plin. Ep. 6, 32, 2:

    fructum alio,

    Ter. Eun. 3, 1, 60; Dig. 37, 6, 1, § 24.—
    (β).
    With ad and acc.:

    hostiles exuvias ornatum ad urbis et posterum gloriam,

    Tac. A. 3, 72:

    Mithridates omne reliquum tempus non ad oblivionem veteris belli, sed ad comparationem novi contulit,

    Cic. Imp. Pomp. 4, 9:

    omne studium atque omne ingenium ad populi Romani gloriam laudemque celebrandam,

    id. Arch. 9, 19; id. Fam. 10, 1, 3:

    omnem meam curam atque operam ad philosophiam,

    id. ib. 4, 3, 4:

    omnem tuum amorem omnemque tuam prudentiam... confer ad eam curam,

    id. Att. 7, 1, 2:

    animum ad fodiendos puteos, Auct. B. Alex. 9: ad naturae suae non vitiosae genus consilium vivendi omne,

    Cic. Off. 1, 33, 120:

    orationem omnem ad misericordiam,

    id. Lig. 1, 1.—
    (γ).
    With in:

    omnes curas cogitationesque in rem publicam,

    Cic. Off. 2, 1, 2:

    diligentiam in valetudinem tuam,

    id. Fam. 16, 4, 4:

    praedas ac manubias suas non in monumenta deorum immortalium, neque in urbis ornamenta conferre, sed, etc.,

    id. Agr. 2, 23, 60:

    in eos, quos speramus nobis profuturos, non dubitamus officia conferre,

    id. Off. 1, 15, 48; so,

    plurimum benignitatis in eum,

    id. ib. 1, 16, 50; id. Lael. 19, 70: curam restituendi Capitolii in L. Vestinum confert, i. e. assigns to, charges with, Tac. H. 4, 53:

    in unius salutem collata omnium vota,

    Plin. Pan. 23, 5.—
    (δ).
    With erga:

    commemoratio benevolentiae ejus, quam erga me a pueritiā contulisses,

    Cic. Fam. 10, 5, 1.—
    3.
    With aliquid ad or in aliquem or aliquid, to refer or ascribe something to a person or thing as its possessor, author (in a good, and freq. in a bad sense), to attribute, impute, assign, ascribe to one, to lay to the charge of:

    species istas hominum in deos,

    Cic. N. D. 1, 27, 77:

    res ad imperium deorum,

    Lucr. 6, 54:

    permulta in Plancium, quae ab eo numquam dicta sunt, conferuntur... Stomachor vero, cum aliorum non me digna in me conferuntur,

    Cic. Planc. 14, 35; id. Fam. 5, 5, 2:

    mortis illius invidiam in L. Flaccum,

    id. Fl. 17, 41:

    suum timorem in rei frumentariae simulationem angustiasque itinerum,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 40:

    sua vitia et suam culpam in senectutem,

    Cic. Sen. 5, 14:

    hanc ego de re publicā disputationem in Africani personam et Phili contuli,

    id. Att. 4, 16, 2.—So esp.:

    culpam in aliquem,

    Plaut. Am. 2, 2, 156; Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 97; Cic. Att. 9, 2, a, 1:

    causam in aliquem,

    id. ib. 12, 31, 1; Liv. 5, 11, 6; cf.:

    causam in tempus,

    Cic. de Or. 3, 61, 228.—
    4.
    To transfer to a fixed point of time, fix, assign, refer, appoint, put off, defer, postpone (cf. differo):

    Carthaginis expugnationem in hunc annum,

    Liv. 27, 7, 5: in posterum diem iter suum contulit, Brut. ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 13, 3:

    omnia in mensem Martium,

    Cic. Att. 6, 1, 24:

    aliquid in ambulationis tempus,

    id. Q. Fr. 3, 3, 1:

    eam pecuniam in rei publicae magnum aliquod tempus,

    id. Off. 3, 24, 93:

    quod in longiorem diem conlaturus fuisset,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 40 fin.:

    alicujus consulatum in annum aliquem,

    Plin. Pan. 61.—Rarely of place:

    idoneum locum in agris nactus... ibi adventum expectare Pompei eoque omnem belli rationem conferre constituit,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 81 fin.
    5.
    To bring on, cause, occasion, induce:

    pestem alicui,

    Col. 1, 5, 4:

    candorem mollitiamque,

    Plin. 35, 15, 50, § 175.

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  • 15 conloquium

    collŏquĭum ( conl-), ii, n. [id.], a conversation, conference, discourse (class. in prose and poetry;

    not in Hor.): colloquium cum conveniunt in unum locum loquendi causā,

    Varr. L. L. 6, § 57 Müll.; Titin. ap. Non. p. 256, 16:

    eo ad colloquium venerunt,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 43:

    in colloquium venire,

    id. ib. 1, 35:

    in Antonii congressum colloquiumque veniendum est,

    Cic. Phil. 12, 11, 26:

    pervenire ad conloquium alicujus,

    id. ib. 9, 1, 2:

    denos ut ad colloquium adducerent,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 43:

    de aliquā re in colloquium venire,

    Nep. Dat. 11, 1:

    convenire in colloquium,

    id. Hann. 6, 2:

    in colloquio esse,

    id. Dat. 11, 3: facere, Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 23, 5:

    occulta habere cum aliquo,

    Liv. 27, 1, 14; so,

    secreta serere cum aliquo,

    id. 34, 61, 7; cf.:

    nocturnis impellere aliquem,

    Tac. A. 1, 16; and:

    secretis componere, etc.,

    id. ib. 3, 40:

    crebra inter se,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 19:

    petere,

    Ov. M. 13, 552; Suet. Aug. 27:

    clausis foribus videre,

    Lucr. 4, 598:

    dare,

    Prop. 4 (5), 10, 32:

    colloquio alterius non egere,

    Cic. Off. 3, 1, 1; cf.:

    colloquio carere,

    id. Att. 12, 15:

    adesse colloquiis,

    Val. Fl. 3, 293:

    rerum leviorum,

    Cic. Ac. 2, 2, 6:

    fruiturque deorum Colloquio,

    Verg. A. 7, 91:

    praeceptoris,

    Petr. 9 fin.:

    colloquia amicorum absentium,

    i. e. epistolary correspondence, communication by letter, Cic. Phil. 2, 4, 7.—
    II.
    Transf. to animals:

    alitum colloquia,

    Plin. 10, 49, 70, § 137; repeated by Gell. 10, 12, 7.

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  • 16 conmercium

    com-mercĭum ( con-m-; ante-class.; sometimes ‡ commircĭum; cf. Vel. Long. p. 2236 P.), ii, n. [merx].
    I.
    Commercial intercourse, trade, traffic, commerce:

    mare magnum et ignara lingua commercia prohibebant,

    Sall. J. 18, 5; Plin. 33, 1, 3, § 7; Plin. Pan. 29; Tac. Agr. 24; Liv. 4, 52, 6:

    salis,

    id. 45, 29, 13:

    commercium hominum in locum aliquem mutui usus contrahunt,

    id. 38, 18, 12:

    neque Thraces commercio faciles erunt,

    id. 40, 58, 1:

    jus commercii,

    Dig. 49, 5, 6.—
    B.
    Meton.
    1.
    The right to trade as merchants, a mercantile right:

    commercium in eo agro nemini est,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 40, § 93; cf. id. ib. 2, 2, 50, §

    124: L. Crasso commercium istarum rerum cum Graecis hominibus non fuisse,

    id. ib. 2, 4, 59, §

    133: ceteris Latinis populis conubia commerciaque et concilia inter se ademerunt,

    Liv. 8, 14, 10; 43, 5, 9; cf. Dig. 41, 1, 62; 30, 1, 39; 45, 1, 34.—
    * 2.
    An article of traffic, merchandise, wares:

    commercia militaria,

    Plin. 35, 13, 47, § 168; for provisions, id. 26, 4, 9, § 18; cf. Front. 2, 5, 14.—
    3.
    A place of trade, market - place:

    commercia et litora peragrare,

    Plin. 37, 3, 11, § 45; Claud. in Eutr. 1, 58.—
    II.
    In gen., intercourse, communication, correspondence, fellowship; lit. and trop.:

    quid tibi mecum est commerci, senex?

    Plaut. Aul. 4, 4, 4; id. Bacch. 1, 2, 9; id. Stich. 4, 1, 15:

    mihi cum vostris legibus Nihil est commerci,

    I have nothing to do with your laws, id. Rud. 3, 4, 20:

    commercium habere cum Musis,

    Cic. Tusc. 5, 23, 66:

    commercium habere cum virtute,

    id. Sen. 12, 42:

    dandi et excipiendi beneficii,

    Val. Max. 5, 3, ext. 3:

    agrorum aedificiorumque inter se,

    Liv. 45, 29, 10:

    plebis,

    with them, id. 5, 3, 8; 41, 24, 16:

    linguae,

    Ov. Tr. 5, 10, 35; Liv. 1, 18, 3; 9, 36, 6; 25, 33, 3:

    sermonis,

    id. 5, 15, 5; cf.:

    loquendi audiendique,

    Tac. Agr. 2 fin.:

    commercia epistularum,

    Vell. 2, 65, 1:

    hoc inter nos epistularum commercium frequentare,

    Sen. Ep. 38, 1:

    communium studiorum,

    Suet. Claud. 42:

    sortis humanae,

    Tac. A. 6, 19:

    belli,

    stipulation, treaty, id. ib. 14, 33:

    belli tollere,

    Verg. A. 10, 532; so,

    belli dirimere,

    Tac. H. 3, 81.— Plur.:

    est deus in nobis, et sunt commercia caeli,

    Ov. A. A. 3, 549.—
    B.
    Esp., forbidden intercourse, illicit commerce:

    libidinis,

    Val. Max. 8, 2, 2:

    stupri,

    Suet. Calig. 36.— Absol.:

    cum eā mihi fuit commercium,

    Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 77.—
    2.
    In law, = collusio, Cod. Th. 3, 11, 4; cf. ib. 11, 4, 1 al.

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  • 17 divinitus

    I.
    Prop.:

    divinitus latae suppetiae,

    Plaut. Am. 5, 1, 53; cf.:

    non partum per nos, sed divinitus ad nos delatum,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 46, 202: Lucr. 2, 180; 5, 199:

    divinitus accidere,

    Cic. Part. 23 fin.:

    velut prodigio divinitus facto,

    Quint. 1, 10, 47:

    forte quadam divinitus super ripas Tiberis effusus,

    Liv. 1, 4, 4:

    casu quodam an divinitus,

    Suet. Claud. 13 fin.; cf.:

    seu forte seu divinitus,

    Aur. Vict. Vir. Ill. 2:

    quia sit divinitus illis Ingenium,

    Verg. G. 1, 415.—
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    By divine communication, by inspiration, prophetically:

    solus hic homo'st, qui sciat divinitus,

    Plaut. Curc. 2, 1, 33; Lucr. 1, 736; 5, 52; Cic. Sull. 15, 43; id. de Or. 1, 7, 26;

    and opp. conjectura,

    Suet. Caes. 1 fin. Ruhnk.:

    inspirata,

    Vulg. 2 Tim. 3, 16.—
    B.
    Divinely, admirably, excellently (mostly Ciceronian):

    quae philosophi divinitus ferunt esse dicta,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 7, 28:

    dicta,

    id. de Or. 3, 1 fin.; 2, 2, 7; cf.:

    loquitur Pompeius,

    id. Att. 2, 21 fin.:

    scripta,

    id. Fam. 1, 9, 12:

    ille locus inductus a me,

    id. Att. 1, 16, 9:

    meriti homines de me,

    id. de Sen. 12:

    corpus humare,

    Varr. L. L. 5, § 148.

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  • 18 eloquium

    ēlŏquĭum, ii, n. [id.].
    I.
    In Aug. poets, and their imitators among prose writers, for eloquentia, eloquence, * Hor. A. P. 217; * Verg. A. 11, 383; Ov. Tr. 1, 9, 46; id. M. 13, 63; 322 al.; Vell. 2, 68, 1; Plin. 11, 17, 18, § 55.—
    II.
    In late Lat., declaration, communication in gen., Diom. p. 413 P.; Mamert. Pan. Maxim. 9:

    eloquia pulchritudinis,

    fine words, Vulg. Gen. 49, 21; id. Prov. 4, 20 al.

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  • 19 epistula

    ĕpistŭla (also in Cic. and ante- and post-class., ĕpistŏla, Corss. Ausspr. 2, 141; but cf. Brambach, Hülfsb. p. 35 sq. Ritschl, Opusc. 2, 493 note), ae, f., = epistolê.
    I.
    In gen., a written communication, a letter, epistle (cf.:

    litterae, codicilli): venio nunc ad tuas litteras, quas pluribus epistolis accepi,

    Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 3, § 8; Plaut. Bacch. 3, 6, 32; 4, 9, 83; id. Mil. 4, 6, 10 et saep.; Cic. Phil. 2, 31; id. Verr. 2, 3, 69 fin.; id. Fam. 2, 4 et saep.; Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 22; Ov. H. 15, 219; 17, 1; 18, 217 et saep.:

    epistolam obsignare,

    Cic. Att. 8, 6, 1:

    Narcissus ab epistolis,

    the secretary, Suet. Claud. 28; cf. ab.—In the plur.:

    epistulae (cf. litterae), of a single letter (post-class.),

    Just. 1, 6, 1; 11, 12, 9; Plin. Ep. 10, 5, 1 al.; Tac. A. 1, 30; cf.:

    unis aut binis epistolis,

    Mamert. Grat. Act. Jul. 9, 2.—
    II.
    In partic., an imperial letter or reply, stating the emperor's will as law (cf.:

    rescriptum, decretum, edictum),

    Just. Inst. 1, 2, 6; Front. Aq. 105 et saep.

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  • 20 praesum

    (α).
    With dat.:

    omnibus Druidibus praeest unus,

    Caes. B. G. 6, 12:

    qui oppido praeerat,

    id. ib. 2, 6:

    regionibus,

    id. ib. 5, 22:

    provinciae,

    Sall. C. 42, 3:

    censor factus, severe praefuit ei potestati,

    Nep. Cat. 2, 3:

    classi,

    to have the command of the fleet, Caes. B. C. 3, 25:

    exercitui,

    id. ib. 3, 57:

    alicui negotio,

    to have charge of it, to carry it on, id. ib. 3, 61:

    ei studio,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 55, 235:

    artificio,

    id. Fin. 4, 27, 76:

    vigiliis,

    to superintend, Sall. C. 30, 6:

    regiis opibus,

    Nep. Con. 4, 3:

    rebus regiis,

    id. Phoc. 3, 4:

    statuis faciendis,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 59, § 144:

    aedibus, i. e. aedilem esse,

    Dig. 1, 2, 2: mercimoniis, Cod. 5, 5, 7.—
    (β).
    Absol.:

    praeesse in provinciā,

    to be governor, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 77, § 180.—
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    To be the chief person, to take the lead in any thing:

    non enim paruit ille Ti. Gracchi temeritati, sed praefuit,

    Cic. Lael. 11, 37:

    qui non solum interfuit his rebus, sed etiam praefuit,

    id. Fam. 1, 8, 1:

    illi crudelitati non solum praeesse, verum etiam interesse,

    id. Att. 9, 6, 7.—
    B.
    To protect, defend ( poet.):

    stant quoque pro nobis, et praesunt moenibus Urbis,

    Ov. F. 5, 135.—Hence, praesens, entis ( abl. sing. of persons usually praesente; of things, praesenti), adj.
    A.
    That is before one, in sight or at hand, present, in person (rarely of the immediate presence of the speaker or writer, for which the proper case of hic is used; cf. Krebs, Antibarb. p. 908, and v. infra):

    assum praesens praesenti tibi,

    I am with you, Plaut. Most. 5, 1, 27: non quia ades praesens, dico hoc, because you happen to be present, Ter. Ad. 3, 3, 39:

    quo praesente,

    in whose presence, Cic. de Or. 1, 24, 112:

    quod adest quodque praesens est,

    id. Off. 1, 4, 11; so,

    nihil nisi praesens et quod adest,

    id. Fin. 1, 17, 55:

    vivi atque praesentes,

    id. Off. 1, 44, 156:

    praesens tecum egi,

    myself, in person, id. Fam. 2, 7, 4:

    perinde ac si ipse interfuerit, et praesens viderit,

    id. Inv. 1, 54, 104:

    praesens sermo,

    communication by word of mouth, id. Q. Fr. 2, 8, 1:

    praesens in praesentem multa dixerat,

    id. Att. 11, 12, 1; Ter. Ad. 4, 5, 34: praesente for praesentibus (ante-class.): praesente amicis, Pompon. ap. Don. ad Ter. Eun. 4, 3, 7; so, testibus, id. ap. Non. 154, 17:

    his,

    Att. ib. 154, 19:

    suis,

    Fenest. ib. 154, 20:

    omnibus,

    Nov. ib. 154, 23: legatis, Varr. ap. Don. Ter. Eun. 4, 3, 7: nobis, Ter. ib.—
    2.
    Esp., of time:

    narratio praeteritarum rerum aut praesentium,

    Cic. Part. Or. 4, 13:

    non solum inopia praesentis, sed etiam futuri temporis,

    Caes. B. C. 1, 52 init.:

    praesens tempus futuri metu perdere,

    Sen. Ep. 24, 1:

    tempus enim tribus partibus constat, praeterito, praesente, futuro,

    id. ib. 124, 17.—Esp. in opp. to other times referred to:

    quanta tempestas invidiae nobis si minus in praesens tempus... at in posteritatem impendeat,

    Cic. Cat. 1, 9, 22:

    et reliqui temporis recuperandi ratio, et praesentis tuendi,

    id. Att. 8, 9, 3:

    et consiliorum superiorum conscientiā et praesentis temporis moderatione me consoler,

    id. Fam. 9, 16, 6; id. Fl. 1, 3.—Very rarely alone, of the times of the writer or speaker. as opp. to the times of which he speaks:

    quod pietas principis nostri praesentium quoque temporum decus fecit,

    Quint. 3, 7, 9:

    vive moribus praeteritis, loquere verbis praesentibus,

    now in use, Gell. 1, 10, 4.—Also of a time spoken of, present to the mind, existing:

    movit Scipionem cum fortuna pristina viri, praesenti fortunae conlata,

    Liv. 30, 13, 8:

    populo erat persuasum, et adversas superiores et praesentes secundas res accidisse, etc.,

    Nep. Alcib. 6, 2:

    praetor factus non solum praesenti bello,

    id. Them. 2, 1:

    et praesens aetas et posteritas deinde mirata est,

    Curt. 9, 10, 28:

    praesentem saevitiam melioris olim fortunae recordatione allevabant,

    Tac. A. 14, 63: in praesens tempus, and more freq. absol., in praesens, for the present:

    pleraque differat, et praesens in tempus omittat,

    Hor. A. P. 44; so (opp. in posteritatem) Cic. Cat 1, 9, 22:

    si fortuna in praesens deseruit,

    Tac. H. 4, 58; cf.:

    laetus in praesens animus,

    Hor. C. 2, 16, 25: ad praesens tempus, or simply ad praesens, for the present:

    Harpagus ad praesens tempus dissimulato dolore,

    for the moment, Just. 1, 5, 7:

    quod factum aspere acceptum ad praesens, mox, etc.,

    at the time, Tac. A. 4, 31; 40:

    munimentum ad praesens, in posterum ultionem,

    id. H. 1, 44; Suet. Tit. 6:

    vocem adimere ad praesens,

    for a short time, Plin. 8, 22, 34, § 80: praesenti tempore and in praesenti, at present, now:

    praesenti tempore,

    Ov. F. 3, 478:

    haec ad te in praesenti scripsi, ut speres,

    Cic. Fam. 2, 10, 4:

    in praesenti,

    Nep. Att. 12, 5; Liv. 34, 35, 11.—Prov.: praesenti fortuna pejor est futuri metus, Ps.-Quint. Decl. 12, 15.— Subst.: praesentĭa, ĭum, n., present circumstances, the present state of affairs:

    cum hortatur ferenda esse praesentia,

    Suet. Aug. 87:

    praesentia sequi,

    Tac. H. 4, 59:

    ex praeteritis enim aestimari solent praesentia,

    Quint. 5, 10, 28:

    sed penitus haerens amor fastidio praesentium accensus est,

    Curt. 8, 3, 6.—Esp., in phrase in praesentia (sc. tempora), for the present, at this time, under present circumstances:

    hoc video in praesentia opus esse,

    Cic. Att. 15, 20, 4:

    providere quid oneris in praesentia tollant,

    id. Verr. 2, 3, 1, § 1:

    quae in praesentia in mentem mihi venerunt,

    id. Fam. 4, 5, 1; id. Fin. 5, 8, 21; Liv. 31, 22, 8; 33, 27, 10; 33, 28, 6; Tac. Agr. 31; 39; Suet. Tib. 22; id. Claud. 4; Ter. Phorm. 5, 2, 14; Plin. 12, 3, 7, § 14.—Very rarely in praesentia, at hand, on hand, on the spot:

    id quod in praesentia vestimentorum fuit, arripuit,

    Nep. Alcib. 10, 5; cf.: in re praesenti, infra: in rem praesentem venire, to go to the place itself, go to the very spot, for the sake of a closer examination, Cic. de Or. 1, 58, 250:

    in rem praesentem venias oportet, quia homines amplius oculis quam auribus credunt,

    Sen. Ep. 6, 5: in rem praesentem perducere audientes, to transport one's hearers to the very spot, Quint. 4, 2, 123: in re praesenti, in the place itself, on the spot:

    in re praesenti, ex copiā piscariā consulere, quid emam, aequom est,

    when I am on the spot, Plaut. Cas. 2, 8, 65; Liv. 40, 9:

    eodem anno inter populum Carthaginiensem et regem Masinissam in re praesenti disceptatores Romani de agro fuerunt,

    id. 40, 17; Quint. 6, 2, 31:

    praesenti bello,

    while war is raging, Nep. Them. 2, 1; so sup.:

    quod praesentissimis quibusque periculis desit,

    Quint. 10, 7, 1; and comp.:

    jam praesentior res erat,

    Liv. 2, 36, 5.—
    B.
    That happens or is done immediately, immediate, instant, prompt, ready, direct:

    praesens poena sit,

    the punishment might be instant, Cic. Div. 2, 59, 122:

    preces,

    immediate, not delayed, Prop. 2, 23, 64 (3, 28, 12):

    mercari praesenti pecuniā,

    with ready money, cash, Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 8; Cic. Clu. 12, 34:

    numerare praesentes denarios ducentos,

    Petr. 109:

    nummi,

    id. 137:

    supplicium,

    instant execution, Tac. A. 1, 38:

    Maelium praesenti morte multavit,

    Flor. 1, 26:

    praesens debitum,

    Dig. 12, 1, 9; 20, 1, 13: praesenti die dari, in ready money:

    quoties in obligationibus dies non ponitur, praesenti die pecunia debetur,

    ib. 45, 1, 41:

    libertatem aut praesenti die, aut sub condicione dare,

    ib. 28, 7, 22.—Hence, adv.: prae-sens (opp. in diem), forthwith, immediately:

    si, cum in diem mihi deberetur, fraudator praesens solverit,

    in ready money, in cash, Dig. 42, 9, 10:

    quod vel praesens vel ex die dari potest,

    ib. 7, 1, 4.—
    C.
    That operates immediately or quickly, instant, prompt, efficacious, powerful (i. q. valens):

    praesens auxilium oblatum est,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 49, § 107:

    non ulla magis praesens fortuna laborum est,

    no more effective cure for their troubles, Verg. G. 3, 452:

    quo non praesentius ullum, Pocula si quando saevae infecere novercae,

    id. ib. 2, 127:

    si quid praesentius audes,

    more effective, bolder, id. A. 12, 152:

    praesentissimum remedium,

    Col. 6, 14; Plin. 28, 5, 14, § 53.—With objectclause:

    o diva... Praesens vel imo tollere de gradu Mortale corpus, vel, etc.,

    mighty, able, Hor. C. 1, 35, 2.—
    D.
    Of disposition or character, present, collected, resolute:

    animo virili praesentique ut sis, para,

    Ter. Phorm. 5, 8, 64:

    si cui virtus animusque in pectore praesens,

    Verg. A. 5, 363:

    animus acer et praesens,

    Cic. de Or. 2, 20, 84:

    non plures, sed etiam praesentioribus animis,

    Liv. 31, 46:

    praesentissimo animo pugnare, Auct. B. Alex. 40: Crassus, ut praesens ingenio semper respondit,

    Plin. 17, 1, 1, § 4.—
    E.
    Present, aiding, favoring, propitious:

    Hercules tantus, et tam praesens habetur deus,

    Cic. Tusc. 1, 12, 28; id. N. D. 2, 2, 6; 3, 5, 11:

    deus,

    Ter. Phorm. 2, 2, 31; cf.:

    tu dea, tu praesens, nostro succurre labori,

    Verg. A. 9, 404:

    modo diva triformis Adjuvet, et praesens ingentibus adnuat ausis,

    Ov. M. 7, 178.— Comp.:

    nihil illo (praesagio) praesentius,

    Flor. 4, 7, 9.—
    F.
    Appropriate, pertinent, timely:

    praesens hic quidemst apologus,

    Plaut. Stich. 4, 1, 38; cf.:

    en hercle praesens somnium,

    id. Mil. 2, 4, 41.

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  • Communication — Com*mu ni*ca tion (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*k[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. communicatio.] 1. The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret. [1913 Webster] 2. Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • communication — Communication, Communicatio, Participatio, Commercium. Faire communication de la découverte qu aucun a fait de ses complices et compagnons en quelque malice, Indicium edere. Par communication de langage, Commercio sermonis feras populorum linguas …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • communication — late 14c., from O.Fr. comunicacion (14c., Mod.Fr. communication), from L. communicationem (nom. communicatio), noun of action from communicare to share, divide out; communicate, impart, inform; join, unite, participate in, lit. to make common,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • communication — [n1] giving, exchanging information, ideas advice, advisement, announcing, articulation, assertion, communion, connection, contact, conversation, converse, correspondence, corresponding, declaration, delivery, disclosing, dissemination,… …   New thesaurus

  • Communication — (v. lat.), 1) die Verbindung zweier Dinge, z.B. einer Stube mit der anderen; daher: 2) (Bauk.), so v. w. Corridor; 3) (Kriegsw.), jede Verbindungslinie zwischen zwei strategisch wichtigen Punkten, z.B. Festungen; 4) alle Verbindungslinien, welche …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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