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take refuge in

  • 1 cōn-fugiō

        cōn-fugiō fūgī, —, ere,    to flee, take refuge, run for succor: domum, T.: ad te, V.: ad aram in exsilium: Phylen, N.: in naves, Cs.: ad limina supplex, O. — Fig., to take refuge, have recourse, resort: ad vim: ad Etruscorum opes, L.: ad meam fidem: ab iure ad ferrum, appeal: illuc, ut neget, etc.: habebam quo confugerem.

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  • 2 dēlitēscō

        dēlitēscō    see dēlitīscō.
    * * *
    delitescere, delitui, - V INTRANS
    hide, go in hiding/seclusion; withdraw; vanish/be concealed; take refuge/shelter

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  • 3 per-fugiō

        per-fugiō fūgī, —, ere,     to flee for refuge: per tramites occulte in Galliam, S.: ad Porsinnam, L.: Corinthum, N.—To go over, desert: a Pompeio ad Caesarem, Cs.—Fig., to take refuge: in fidem Aetolorum, L.

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  • 4 petō

        petō īvī and iī (perf. petīt, V., O; petīstī, C., V.; petīsse, C., O.; petīssem, C., L, O.), petītus, ere    [PET-], to strive for, seek, aim at, repair to, make for, travel to: summum locum, Cs.: maris oras: navīs, take refuge in, N.: Troia peteretur classibus, V.: caelum pennis, fly to, O.: Grais Phasi petite viris, visited by the Greeks, O.: ille Reginam petit, turns to, V.: campum petit amnis, V.: mons petit astra, rises to, O.— To fall upon, rush at, attack, assault, assail, fly at, aim at, thrust at: Indutiomarum, aim at, Cs.: cuius latus mucro ille petebat: non latus, sed caput, aim at: Tarquinium spiculo infeste, L.: Mālo me, throw an apple at, V.: cui petit ungue genas, O.: Vos turba saxis petens, stoning, H.—Fig., to attack, assail: me epistulā: uter ab utro petitus insidiis esset, L.— To demand, exact, require: ex iis tantum, quantum res petet, hauriemus: poenas ab optimo quoque sui doloris, i. e. exact satisfaction.—To demand at law, sue for, claim: unde petitur... qui petit, the defendant... the plaintiff, T.: qui per se litem contestatur, sibi soli petit: alienos fundos.— To beg, beseech, ask, request, desire, entreat: flentes pacem petere, Cs.: Curtio tribunatum a Caesare, ask for Curtius: a te pro Ligario, intercede with you for: reus ut absolvatur: a te, ut, etc.—Of office, to solicit, be a candidate: nemo est ex iis, qui nunc petunt, qui, etc.: ambitiose regnum, L.— To woo, court, solicit: ut viros saepius peteret quam peteretur, S.: illam, O.: virgo ad libidinem petita, L.— To pursue, seek, strive after, aim at: fugā salutem, Cs.: praedam pedibus, O.: gloriam, S.: eloquentiae principatum: bene vivere, H.: conubiis natam sociare Latinis, V.: ex hostium ducibus victoriam, over, L.: imperium ex victis hostibus, L.— To fetch, bring, elicit, obtain, wrest, draw: E flammā cibum, T.: custodem in vincula, V.: a litteris doloris oblivionem: latere petitus imo spiritus, H.: gemitūs alto de corde petiti, O.— To take, betake oneself to, repair to: alium cursum, take another route: aliam in partem fugam, betake themselves to flight, Cs.— To refer to, relate to: Troianos haec monstra petunt, V.
    * * *
    petere, petivi, petitus V
    attack; aim at; desire; beg, entreat, ask (for); reach towards, make for

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  • 5 prehendō (prae-) and prēndo

        prehendō (prae-) and prēndo dī, sus, ere    [HED-], to lay hold of, grasp, snatch, seize, catch, take: Crassum manu: prehendi hominem iussit: arbusta, quorum stirpīs tellus amplexa prehendit. — To seize, take violent possession of, occupy, enter: Pharum, Cs.: quam prendimus arcem, take refuge in, V.: Italiae oras, i. e. reach, V.— To catch, hold, check, stop, arrest, detain: tuos pater modo me prendit—ait, etc., T.: Syrus est prendendus, atque exhortandus mihi, T.: (me dea) dextrā prehensum Continuit, V.: Septimium.— To catch, seize, surprise, overtake: in patenti Prensus Aegaeo, H.— Fig., to apprehend, comprehend: cum animus ipsum (res omnīs) moderantem prenderit.

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  • 6 pro-fugiō

        pro-fugiō fūgī, —, ere,    to flee, run away, escape: Cirtam, S.: ex oppido, Cs.: domo, L.: cum vi prope iustorum armorum profugisset: ex proelio in provinciam, S.: aliquo militatum, T.: agros, flee from, H.: dominos, Cu.—To flee for succor, take refuge: ad Brutum: ad regem, S.

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  • 7 re-fugiō

        re-fugiō fūgī, —, ere,    to flee back, flee for safety, run from, run away, flee, escape, take refuge, avoid, shun: qui refugerant, the refugees, Cs.: subsidia armatorum simulato pavore refugerunt, took to flight, L.: Audiit sonum, et tremefacta refugit, V.: ex castris in montem, Cs.: ex cursu ad Philippum, L.: admissis equis ad suos refugerunt, Cs.: in maiorem arcem, took refuge, L.: Syracusas: impetum Antiochi ceterorumque tela: non modo id refugisti, avoided: Attollentem iras (anguem), V.: (Cupido) refugit te, H.: nec Polyhymnia refugit tendere barbiton, refuses, H.: nec te (amnis) transire refugi, O.—Of things, to shrink back, flee, move away, turn back: refugiat timido sanguen, Enn. ap. C.: (sol) ubi medio refugerit orbe, shrinks from sight, V.: refugere oculi, C. poët.: quo pridie refugisset (mare), Cu.—Of places, to run back, fall back, recede: refugit ab litore templum, V.: ex oculis visa refugit humus, vanishes, O.—Fig., to flee, turn away, be averse, avoid, shun: animus meminisse horret luctuque refugit, has avoided the recollection because of grief, V.: refugit animus eaque dicere reformidat: ne recordatione mei casūs a consiliis fortibus refugiatis: a dicendo: Foeda ministeria, V.: iurgia, H.: opus, O.

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  • 8 confugio

    confugere, confugi, confugitus V INTRANS
    flee (for refuge/safety/protection); take refuge; have recourse/appeal to

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  • 9 delitisco

    delitiscere, delitui, - V INTRANS
    hide, go in hiding/seclusion; withdraw; vanish/be concealed; take refuge/shelter

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  • 10 delito

    delitere, delitui, - V INTRANS
    hide; hide oneself, go into hiding; seek safety; take refuge/shelter

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  • 11 perfugio

    perfugere, perfugi, - V
    flee, desert; take refuge

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  • 12 confugo

    to flee, have recourse to, take refuge.

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  • 13 decurro

    I.
    to sail downstream
    II.
    to run down / manoeuver / run in a race / take refuge

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  • 14 concurro

    con-curro, curri, cursum, 3 ( perf. redupl. concucurrit, Flor. 4, 2, 33 Duker N. cr.: concucurrisse, Cato ap. Prisc. p. 901 P., and Suet. Caes. 15; cf. Liv. 1, 12 Oud., and Ind. Flor. s. h. v. Duker), v. n.
    I.
    To run together (of several persons), to come or assemble together in multitudes, to rush or flock together in crowds (very freq., and class.).
    A.
    Prop.
    1.
    Absol.:

    tota Italia concurret,

    Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 2, 5, § 16: video hac tempestate concurrisse omnis adversarios, Cato ap. Prisc. 10, p. 901 P.:

    concurrunt jussu meo plures uno tempore librarii,

    Cic. Agr. 2, 5, 13:

    cum omnes, ut mos est, concurrerent,

    id. Verr. 2, 5, 26, § 65:

    licet concurrant omnes plebei philosophi, nihil tam eleganter explicabunt, etc.,

    unite, id. Tusc. 1, 23, 55:

    multi concurrerant,

    Nep. Dion, 10, 1; Sall. J. 60, 6:

    concurrite, concurrite, cives,

    Val. Max. 4, 1, 12.— Impers.: contionem inprimis advocari jubet;

    summā cum expectatione concurritur,

    Cic. Leg. 2, 5, 13.—
    2.
    Designating the place from which, or the place or purpose to or for which:

    non solum qui in urbe erant, sed etiam undique ex agris concurrerunt,

    Nep. Pelop. 3, 3:

    undique gentes,

    Luc. 3, 321:

    concurrunt laeti mi obviam cupedinarii omnes,

    Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 25: ad hos (sc. Druides) magnus adulescentium numerus disciplinae causā concurrit, Caes. B. G. 6, 13; cf. Quint. 1, 2, 16:

    ad eum magnae copiae,

    Sall. C. 56, 5:

    ad eum homines omnium ordirum corruptissimi,

    id. H. 1, 48, 7 Dietsch:

    ad curiam,

    Cic. Rab. Post. 7, 18 (corresp. to convolare ad Rostra); Liv. 4, 60, 1; Suet. Tit. 11:

    domum tuam cuncta civitas,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 31, § 80:

    ad arma milites,

    Caes. B. G. 3, 22 fin.; so id. ib. 5, 39 fin.:

    ad non dubiam mortem,

    Cic. Tusc. 1, 37, 89:

    ad auxilium sociae,

    Luc. 3, 663:

    signum dedit, ut ad me restituendum Romam concurrerent,

    Cic. Mil. 15, 39:

    omnes concurrerunt ad Perdiccam opprimendum,

    united together, Nep. Eum. 3, 1; id. Phoc. 2, 5:

    ad aliquem audiendum,

    Suet. Caes. 32. — Impers.:

    concurritur undique ad commune incendium restinguendum,

    Cic. Phil. 10, 10, 21:

    concurrendum ad curiam putare,

    id. Rab. Post. 7, 18:

    cum ad arma concurri oporteret,

    Caes. B. G. 2, 20:

    ex proximis castellis eo concursum est,

    id. ib. 2, 33:

    concursum ad curiam esse,

    Liv. 4, 60, 1: Suet. Calig. 6; Quint. 1, 2, 16.—
    * b.
    Poet., to run in attendance upon, to accompany:

    est quibus Eleae concurrit palma quadrigae, as it were,

    follows him on foot, accompanies, Prop. 3, 9 (4, 8), 17.—
    B.
    Trop. = confugere, to run for refuge or help, to take refuge (rare):

    ad C. Aquilium,

    Cic. Quint. 16, 53 B. and K.:

    nulla sedes, quo concurrant,

    Cic. Att. 8, 3, 4:

    ne darem perditis civibus hominem, quo concurrerent,

    id. Ep. ad Brut. 2, 2, 3:

    interea servitia repudiabat (Catilina), opibus conjurationis fretus,

    Sall. C. 56, 5; Just. 19, 1, 9.—
    2.
    Of words, as under military command:

    ante enim circumscribitur mente sententia confestimque verba concurrunt, quae mens eadem... statim dimittit, ut suo quodque loco respondeat,

    Cic. Or. 59, 200.—
    II.
    To run upon one another, to meet or dash together (class.).
    A.
    Of corporeal objects.
    1.
    In gen.:

    concurrunt nubes ventis,

    Lucr. 6, 97; cf. id. 6, 116:

    ne prorae concurrerent,

    Liv. 37, 30, 4 (al. prorā; cf. Weissenb. ad loc.); cf. id. 44, 42, 5; Luc. 3, 663:

    mediis concurrere in undis (montes, viz., the Symplegades),

    Ov. M. 7, 62; cf. id. Am. 2, 11, 3:

    concurrere montes duo inter se,

    Plin. 2, 83, 85, § 199: actor cum stetit in scaenā, concurrit dextera laevae (viz., in applauding), Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 205:

    labra concurrunt,

    draw together, close, Sen. Ep. 11, 2: os concurrit, id. Ira, 3, 15, 1; id. Ben. 2, 1, 3:

    os,

    Quint. 10, 7, 8; 11, 3, 121.— Transf., of letters and words:

    aspere concurrunt litterae,

    Cic. de Or. 3, 43, 172 (opp. diduci); so id. Or. 45, 154.—Hence,
    2.
    In partic., milit. t. t., to rush together in hostility, to engage in combat, to join battle, to fight (most freq. in the histt.); constr. inter se, cum aliquo, adversus, in, contra aliquem, alicui, and absol.
    (α).
    Inter se:

    concurrunt equites inter se,

    Caes. B. C. 2, 25; so Liv. 26, 51, 4; 29, 18, 10; Suet. Oth. 12; Verg. G. 1, 489; id. A. 10, 436.—
    (β).
    Cum aliquo:

    cum hoc concurrit ipse Eumenes,

    Nep. Eum. 4, 1; so Liv. 8, 8, 15; Vell. 2, 70, 1; Suet. Oth. 10; Ov. M. 13, 87.—
    (γ).
    Adversus, in, or contra aliquem:

    recenti milite adversus fessos longo itinere concurrerat,

    Liv. 35, 1, 6 Weissenb. ad loc.:

    in aliquem,

    Sall. J. 97, 4; Just. 4, 1, 10: equites contra tantam multitudinem audacissime concurrunt, run upon, against, etc., Auct. B. Afr. 6.—
    (δ).
    Alicui (freq. in the poets):

    audet viris concurrere virgo,

    Verg. A. 1, 493; 10, 8; Ov. M. 5, 89; 12, 595 al.:

    quibus (equitibus) cum inpigre, Numidae concurrissent,

    Liv. 24, 15, 7 Weissenb. ad loc.—
    (ε).
    Absol.: repente Antonius in aciem suas copias de vico produxit et sine morā concurrit, Galb. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 30, 3:

    cum infestis signis concurrunt,

    Sall. C. 60, 2; so Liv. 6, 7, 6; 8, 7, 9 al.; Tac. A. 6, 35; id. H. 2, 42; Suet. Claud. 21:

    ex insidiis,

    Liv. 9, 25, 8; 2, 11, 9:

    mutuis vulneribus,

    Sen. Suas. 7, 14.— Impers. pass.:

    ubi propius ventum est, utrimque magno clamore concurritur,

    Sall. J. 53, 2; so Liv. 10, 40, 13; Hor. S. 1, 1, 7.— Transf.:

    adversus has concurrentis belli minas, legati vallum murosque firmabant,

    Tac. H. 4, 22 init.
    b.
    Not in war; in the jurists, to make the same claim, enter into competition with:

    si non sit, qui ei concurrat, habeat solus bonorum possessionem,

    Dig. 37, 1, 2:

    in hereditatem fratri concurrere,

    ib. 5, 2, 16:

    in pignus,

    ib. 20, 4, 7: in pignore, ib.—
    c.
    Trop. (rare): in tantā causarum varietate cum alia colligantur vel ipsa inter se concurrant, vel in diversum ambiguitate ducantur, Quint. 12, 2, 15:

    cum dolore,

    Sen. Cons. ad Helv. 2:

    concurrit illinc publica, hinc regis salus,

    Sen. Oedip. 830.—
    B.
    Of abstract objects (occurrences, circumstances, points of time, etc.), to meet, concur, fall out at the same time, happen:

    multa concurrunt simul,

    Ter. And. 3, 2, 31; so,

    concurrunt multae opiniones,

    id. Heaut. 2, 2, 3:

    tot verisimilia,

    id. Ad. 4, 4, 19:

    res contrariae,

    Cic. Fin. 5, 10, 28:

    ista casu,

    id. Div. 2, 68, 141:

    quae ut concurrant omnia, optabile est,

    id. Off. 1, 14, 45:

    saepe concurrunt aliquorum bene de me meritorum inter ipsos contentiones,

    id. Planc. 32, 78:

    si quid tale accidisset, ut non concurrerent nomina,

    that the reciprocal accounts do not meet, become due on the same day, id. Att. 16, 3, 5; cf.:

    sponsalia in idem tempus,

    Dig. 3, 2, 13:

    concurrit actio legis Aquiliae et injuriarum,

    to have place together, to be coincident, ib. 9, 2, 5.—
    2.
    Pregn., to accord, agree with (in jurid. Lat.):

    concurrit cum veritate,

    Dig. 29, 2, 30:

    cum summā,

    ib. 29, 30, 53.

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  • 15 confugio

    con-fŭgĭo, fūgi, 3, v. n., to flee to for refuge or succor, take refuge in or with (class. in prose and poetry).
    I.
    Prop.:

    ad me nocte primā domum,

    Ter. Hec. 5, 3, 25; cf.:

    ad aliquem,

    Cic. Off. 2, 12, 41; id. Tusc. 5, 2, 5; Verg. A. 1, 666; Nep. Them. 8, 3; id. Iphicr. 3, 2:

    huc,

    Ter. Hec. 3, 3, 24:

    in naves,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 9:

    in arcem,

    Curt. 3, 1, 6; 9, 8, 12:

    in aram,

    Cic. Tusc. 1, 35, 85; cf.:

    ad aram,

    Ov. Tr. 5, 2, 44:

    Peliae ad limina supplex,

    id. M. 7, 299:

    ad ipsos deos,

    id. ib. 8, 688: ad fana deorum, Gai Inst. 1, 53; Dig. 1, 6, 2:

    ad vestras manus. ad vestra arma,

    Curt. 6, 9, 24:

    Phylen,

    Nep. Thras. 2, 1:

    Perusiam,

    Suet. Aug. 14.—
    II.
    Trop., to take refuge in, have recourse to (esp. freq. in Cic.):

    ad opem judicum,

    Cic. Font. 11, 23; cf.:

    ad florentes Etruscorum opes,

    Liv. 1, 2, 3:

    ad meam fidem,

    Cic. Div. in Caecil. 4, 11:

    ad clementiam tuam,

    id. Lig. 10, 30:

    ad preces,

    Quint. 6, 1, 4; 11, 3, 63; Plin. Ep. 8, 19, 1:

    ad artes patrias,

    Ov. F. 1, 572 al.:

    cujus (philosophiae) in sinum,

    Cic. Tusc. 5, 2, 5:

    in tuam fidem, veritatem, misericordiam,

    id. Quint. 2, 10:

    quasi ad aram in exsilium,

    id. Caecin. 34, 100: neque tu scilicet Eo nunc confugies: Quid mea, etc.? to take refuge, i. e. excuse yourself with, Ter. Heaut. 4, 5, 45; cf.:

    an illuc confugies,

    Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 83, § 191:

    Epicurus confugit illuc, ut neget, etc.,

    id. Fin. 2, 9, 28:

    habebam quo confugerem, ubi conquiescerem,

    id. Fam. 4, 6, 2:

    confugiet ad imprudentiam, stultitiam, adulescentiam,

    Auct. Her. 2, 3, 5.— Impers.:

    confugitur aliquo,

    Lact. Inst. Div. 1, 2, 9; id. Mort. Persec. 33, 5.

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  • 16 perfugio

    per-fŭgĭo, fūgi, 3, v. n., to flee to a place for refuge.
    I.
    Lit.
    A.
    In gen. (rare; ap. Cic. Pis. 36, 89, profugisti is the correct reading.; cf.

    confugio): ad aliquem,

    Liv. 2, 9:

    Corinthum,

    Nep. Dion. 5, 1:

    Bactra,

    Curt. 6, 6, 22:

    ad tribunal,

    Tac. A. 1, 32:

    in Capitolium,

    id. ib. 3, 36.—
    B.
    In partic., to go over or desert to the enemy (class.):

    nemo a Caesare ad Pompeium transierat, cum paene cotidie a Pompeio ad Caesarem perfugerent,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 61; Cic. Balb. 9, 24:

    servos, qui ad eos perfugissent (al. profugissent), poposcit,

    Caes. B. G. 1, 27, 3.—
    II.
    Trop., to take refuge in any thing (post-class.):

    qui cum in culpā et in maleficio revicti sunt, perfugiunt ad fati necessitatem,

    Gell. 6, 2, 13:

    in fidem alicujus,

    Liv. 28, 7.

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  • 17 peto

    pĕto, īvi and ĭi, ītum, 3 ( perf. petīt, Verg. A. 9, 9;

    Ov F. 1, 109: petisti,

    Cic. Cat. 1, 5, 11; Verg. A. 4, 100; 12, 359:

    petistis,

    Auct. Her. 4, 15, 22:

    petissem,

    Cic. Verr. 1, 55, 145; Ov. M. 5, 26; Liv. 30, 25, 2:

    petisse,

    Cic. Quint. 11, 37; id. Verr. 2, 4, 63, § 140; Ov. [p. 1365] M. 9, 623; cf. Neue, Formenl. 2, 516 sq.), v. a. [Sanscr. root pat-, to fall upon, fly, find; Gr. pet- in piptô (pi-petô), to fall; cf. Lat. impetus and in petomai, to fly; cf. Lat. penna, acci-pit-er, etc.; the root of piptô, and therefore orig. to fall, fall upon; hence, to endeavor to reach or attain any thing].
    I.
    To fall upon any thing.
    A.
    Lit.
    1.
    In a hostile sense, to rush at, attack, assault, assail; to let fly at, aim a blow at, thrust at, etc. (class.; cf.:

    invado, aggredior): gladiatores et vitando caute, et petendo vehementer,

    Cic. Or. 68, 228:

    cujus latus mucro ille petebat,

    id. Lig. 3, 9:

    non latus aut ventrem, sed caput et collum petere,

    to thrust at, id. Mur. 26, 52:

    aliquem spiculo infeste,

    Liv. 2, 20:

    aliquem mālo,

    to throw an apple at any one, Verg. E. 3, 64:

    alicui ungue genas,

    Ov. A. A. 2, 452:

    aliquem saxis, id. de Nuce, 2: aprum jaculis,

    Suet. Tib. 72:

    aëra disco,

    Hor. S. 2, 2, 13:

    bello Penatìs,

    Verg. A. 3, 603:

    armis patriam,

    Vell. 2, 68, 3.—
    2.
    Without the notion of hostility: petere collum alicujus amplexu, to fall upon one's neck, to embrace one, M. Cael. ap. Quint. 4, 2, 124.—Esp. freq., to seek, to direct one's course to, to go or repair to, to make for, travel to a place:

    grues loca calidiora petentes,

    Cic. N. D. 2, 49, 125:

    Cyzicum,

    id. Fam. 14, 4, 3:

    Dyrrhachium,

    id. Planc. 41, 97:

    naves,

    to seek, take refuge in their ships, Nep. Milt. 5, 5:

    caelum pennis,

    to fly, Ov. F. 3, 457:

    Graiis Phasi petite viris,

    visited by the Greeks, id. P. 4, 10, 52:

    Metellus Postumium ad bellum gerendum Africam petentem,... urbem egredi passus non est,

    attempting to go, starting, Val. Max. 1, 1, 2.— Transf., of things, to proceed or go towards:

    campum petit amnis,

    Verg. G. 3, 522:

    mons petit astra,

    towers toward the stars, Ov. M. 1, 316: aliquem, to seek, go to a person:

    reginam,

    Verg. A. 1, 717:

    ut te supplex peterem, et tua limina adirem,

    id. ib. 6, 115: aliquid in locum or ad aliquem, to go to a place or person for something, to go in quest of, go to fetch:

    visum est tanti in extremam Italiam petere Brundisium ostreas,

    to go to Brundisium for oysters, Plin. 9, 54, 79, § 169:

    myrrham ad Troglodytas,

    id. 12, 15, 33, § 66:

    harena ad Aethiopas usque petitur,

    id. 36, 6, 9, § 51:

    collis, in quem vimina petebantur,

    id. 16, 10, 15, § 37:

    quaeque trans maria petimus,

    fetch, id. 19, 4, 19, §§ 58, 52.—
    II.
    Trop.
    A.
    To attack, assail one with any thing (class.):

    aiiquem epistulā,

    Cic. Att. 2, 2, 2:

    aliquem fraude et insidiis,

    Liv. 40, 55:

    aliquem falsis criminibus,

    Tac. A. 4, 31.—
    B.
    To demand, seek, require (cf. posco).
    1.
    In gen.:

    ita petit asparagus,

    Varr. R. R. 1, 23:

    ex iis tantum, quantum res petet, hauriemus,

    Cic. de Or. 3, 31, 123:

    aliquem in vincula,

    Quint. 7, 1, 55:

    aliquem ad supplicium,

    id. 7, 6, 6: poenas ab aliquo, to seek satisfaction from or revenge one's self on any one. ut poenas ab optimo quoque peteret sui doloris, Cic. Att. 1, 16, 7:

    ut merito ab eā poenas liberi sui petere debuerint,

    Quint. 3, 11, 12.—
    2.
    In partic.
    a.
    To demand or claim at law, to bring an action to recover, to sue for any thing (syn.:

    postulo): causam dicere Prius unde petitur... Quam ille qui petit,

    Ter. Eun. prol. 11:

    qui per se litem contestatur, sibi soli petit,

    Cic. Rosc Com. 18, 53: aliquando cum servis Habiti furti egit;

    nuper ab ipso Habito petere coepit,

    id. Clu. 59, 163:

    qui non calumniā litium alienos fundos, sed castris, exercitu, signis inferendis petebat,

    id. Mil. 27, 74.—
    b.
    To beg, beseech, ask, request, desire, entreat (syn.: rogo, flagito, obsecro); constr with ab and abl. of pers. (cf. infra); ante- and postclass., with acc. of pers.:

    vos volo, vos peto atque obsecro,

    Plaut. Curc. 1, 2, 60; freq. with ut:

    a te etiam atque etiam peto atque contendo, ut, etc.,

    Cic. Fam. 13, 1, 5:

    peto quaesoque, ut, etc.,

    id. ib. 5, 4, 2:

    peto igitur a te, vel, si pateris, oro, ut,

    id. ib. 9, 13, 3:

    petere in beneficii loco et gratiae, ut,

    id. Verr 2, 3, 82, § 189:

    petere precibus per litteras ab aliquo, ut,

    id. Sull. 19, 55:

    pacem ab aliquo,

    Caes. B. G. 2, 13:

    opem ab aliquo,

    Cic. Tusc. 5, 2, 5:

    vitam nocenti,

    Tac. A. 2, 31:

    petito, ut intrare urbem liceret,

    Just. 43, 5, 6.—Also, with id or illud, and ut, etc.: illud autem te peto, ut, etc., Dolab. ap. Cic. Fam. 9, 9, 2.—With obj.-clause (mostly poet.):

    arma umeris arcumque animosa petebat Ferre,

    Stat. Achill. 1, 352; cf.: cum peteret (solum) donari quasi proprio suo deo, Suet. Aug. 5: petit aes sibi dari eis artous, Gell. 9, 2, 1.—De aliquo (for ab aliquo), to beg or request of one (post-class.):

    si de me petisses, ut, etc.,

    Dig. 13, 6, 5.—Ab aliquo aliquid alicui, to beg a thing of one person for another (class.):

    M. Curtio tribunatum a Caesare petivi,

    Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 15, 3: ab aliquo pro aliquo petere, to intercede for:

    in eorum studiis, qui a te pro Ligario petunt,

    Cic. Lig. 10, 31.—With ex and abl. pers. (v. infra d.):

    eum petit litteris, ut ad Britanniam proficisceretur,

    Capitol. Pertin. 3, 5; Eutr. 2, 24.—Hence, pĕtītum, i, n., a prayer, desire, request, entreaty, Cat. 68, 39.—
    (β).
    Polit. t. t., to apply or solicit for an office, to be a candidate for office (different from ambire, to go about among the people to collect their votes, to canvass, which took place after the petitio):

    nemo est ex iis, qui nunc petunt, qui, etc.,

    Cic. Att. 1, 1, 2:

    consulatum,

    id. Phil. 2, 30, 76:

    praeturam,

    id. Verr. 1, 8, 23; Liv. 1, 35.—
    c.
    To solicit a person, to seek to possess, to woo:

    libidine sic accensa (Sempronia) ut viros saepius peteret quam peteretur,

    Sall. C. 25, 3:

    cum te tam multi peterent, tu me una petisti,

    Prop. 3, 13, 27:

    formosam quisque petit,

    id. 3, 32, 4:

    multi illam petiere,

    Ov. M. 1, 478; cf.: quae tuus Vir petet, cave, ne neges;

    Ne petitum aliunde eat,

    Cat. 61, 151.—
    d.
    To endeavor to obtain or pursue, to seek, strive after any thing, Plaut. Ep. 1, 2, 40:

    fugā salutem petere,

    Nep. Hann. 11, 4:

    praedam pedibus,

    Ov. M. 1, 534:

    gloriam,

    Sall. C. 54, 5:

    eloquentiae principatum,

    Cic. Or. 17, 56:

    sanguinis profusio vel fortuita vel petita,

    intentional, designed, produced by artificial means, Cels. 2, 8.—With inf.:

    bene vivere,

    Hor. Ep. 1, 11, 29:

    victricemque petunt dextrae conjungere dextram,

    Ov. M. 8, 421; 14, 571:

    conubiis natam sociare Latinis,

    Verg. A. 7, 96:

    aliquem transfigere ferro,

    Mart. 5, 51, 3.—With ex and abl., over, in the case of:

    ex hostibus victoriam petere,

    Liv. 8, 33, 13:

    supplicium ex se, non victoriam peti,

    id. 28, 19, 11:

    imperium ex victis hostibus populum Romanum petere,

    id. 30, 16, 7.—
    e.
    To fetch any thing:

    qui argentum petit,

    Plaut. Ep. 1, 1, 53:

    cibum e flammā,

    Ter. Eun, 3, 2, 38:

    altius initium rei demonstrandae,

    Cic. Caecin. 4, 10:

    aliquid a Graecis,

    id. Ac. 1, 2, 8:

    a litteris exiguam doloris oblivionem,

    to obtain, id. Fam. 5, 15, 4:

    suspirium alte,

    to fetch a deep sigh, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 57; cf.:

    latere petitus imo spiritus,

    Hor. Epod. 11, 10; and:

    gemitus alto de corde petiti,

    Ov. M. 2, 622:

    haec ex veteri memoriā petita,

    Tac. H. 3, 5, 1.—
    f.
    To take, betake one's self to any thing:

    iter a Vibone Brundisium terrā petere contendi,

    Cic. Planc. 40, 96:

    diversas vias,

    Val. Fl. 1, 91:

    alium cursum,

    to take another route, Cic. Att. 3, 8, 2:

    aliam in partem petebant fugam,

    betook themselves to flight, fled, Caes. B. G. 2, 24.—
    g.
    To refer to, relate to ( poet.):

    Trojanos haec monstra petunt,

    Verg. A. 9, 128.

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  • 18 praehendo

    prĕhendo ( prae-) and sync. pren-do ( praen-), di, sum, 3, v. a. [prae-hendo; cf. Gr. gento, chandanô], to lay hold of, to grasp, snatch, seize, catch, take (class.).
    I.
    Lit.
    A.
    In gen.: prehende auriculis, take by the ear-laps, a form of affectionate salutation, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 78:

    sine te exorem, sine te prendam auriculis, sine dem savium,

    id. Poen. 1, 2, 163; cf. Tib. 2, 5, 92:

    fauces alicui,

    Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 62:

    quis me properantem prehendit pallio?

    catches me by the cloak, id. Ep. 1, 1, 1:

    dexteram,

    id. ib. 2, 3, 65.—Of an embrace' alter ubi alterum bilingui manufesto inter se praehendunt, Plaut. Ps. 5, 1, 15; cf.:

    aliquem manu,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 56, 240:

    perdix aucupem jam jam prehensurum effugiens,

    Plin. 10, 33, 51, § 103; 30, 5, 12, § 40:

    pisces,

    Vulg. Johan. 21, 10.—
    B.
    In partic.
    1.
    To seize, occupy suddenly, take violent possession of:

    Pharum,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 112, 3:

    quam prendimus arcem,

    occupy, take refuge in, Verg. A. 2, 322.—
    2.
    To lay or catch hold of, to detain one in order to speak with him:

    tuos pater modo me prehendit: ait, etc.,

    Ter. And. 2, 2, 16:

    prendo hominem solum: Cur non, inquam,

    id. Phorm. 4, 3, 15:

    Syrus est prehendendus, atque exhortandus mihi,

    id. Heaut. 3, 1, 89:

    dextrā prehensum Continuit,

    Verg. A. 2, 592; Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 11, 2:

    prende C. Septimium,

    Cic. Att. 12, 13, 2.—
    3.
    To seize, take by surprise, catch in the act; constr. with in and abl., the simple abl., or gen.:

    in furto ubi sis prehensus,

    Plaut. As. 3, 2, 17:

    in patenti Prensus Aegaeo,

    Hor. C. 2, 16, 1:

    prensus manifesto furto,

    Gell. 11, 18, 7: eā nocte speculatores prensi servi tres, Auct. B. Hisp. 20, 5: quem mendaci praendit manufestum modo, caught in a lie, Plaut Bacch. 4, 4, 45.—
    4.
    Of trees, to take root:

    quarum stirpes tellus amplexa prehendit,

    Cic. Arat. 116:

    ut cum (pirorum plantae) prehenderint, inserantur,

    Pall. 3, 25:

    vites transferre, sine ambiguitate prehendendi,

    id. 3, 10.—
    5.
    To reach, attain, arrive at ( poet.):

    tandem Italiae fugientes prendimus oras,

    Verg. A. 6, 61.—
    6.
    Poet., to take in with the eye, to reach with the eye:

    prendere aliquid oculorum lumine,

    Lucr. 4, 1143:

    vix oculo prendente modum,

    taking in, embracing, Luc. 4, 20.—
    II.
    Trop., of the mind, to seize, apprehend, comprehend (very rare):

    cum animus ipsum (res omnes) moderantem atque regentem paene praehenderit,

    Cic. Leg. 1, 23, 61.

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > praehendo

  • 19 praendo

    prĕhendo ( prae-) and sync. pren-do ( praen-), di, sum, 3, v. a. [prae-hendo; cf. Gr. gento, chandanô], to lay hold of, to grasp, snatch, seize, catch, take (class.).
    I.
    Lit.
    A.
    In gen.: prehende auriculis, take by the ear-laps, a form of affectionate salutation, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 78:

    sine te exorem, sine te prendam auriculis, sine dem savium,

    id. Poen. 1, 2, 163; cf. Tib. 2, 5, 92:

    fauces alicui,

    Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 62:

    quis me properantem prehendit pallio?

    catches me by the cloak, id. Ep. 1, 1, 1:

    dexteram,

    id. ib. 2, 3, 65.—Of an embrace' alter ubi alterum bilingui manufesto inter se praehendunt, Plaut. Ps. 5, 1, 15; cf.:

    aliquem manu,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 56, 240:

    perdix aucupem jam jam prehensurum effugiens,

    Plin. 10, 33, 51, § 103; 30, 5, 12, § 40:

    pisces,

    Vulg. Johan. 21, 10.—
    B.
    In partic.
    1.
    To seize, occupy suddenly, take violent possession of:

    Pharum,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 112, 3:

    quam prendimus arcem,

    occupy, take refuge in, Verg. A. 2, 322.—
    2.
    To lay or catch hold of, to detain one in order to speak with him:

    tuos pater modo me prehendit: ait, etc.,

    Ter. And. 2, 2, 16:

    prendo hominem solum: Cur non, inquam,

    id. Phorm. 4, 3, 15:

    Syrus est prehendendus, atque exhortandus mihi,

    id. Heaut. 3, 1, 89:

    dextrā prehensum Continuit,

    Verg. A. 2, 592; Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 11, 2:

    prende C. Septimium,

    Cic. Att. 12, 13, 2.—
    3.
    To seize, take by surprise, catch in the act; constr. with in and abl., the simple abl., or gen.:

    in furto ubi sis prehensus,

    Plaut. As. 3, 2, 17:

    in patenti Prensus Aegaeo,

    Hor. C. 2, 16, 1:

    prensus manifesto furto,

    Gell. 11, 18, 7: eā nocte speculatores prensi servi tres, Auct. B. Hisp. 20, 5: quem mendaci praendit manufestum modo, caught in a lie, Plaut Bacch. 4, 4, 45.—
    4.
    Of trees, to take root:

    quarum stirpes tellus amplexa prehendit,

    Cic. Arat. 116:

    ut cum (pirorum plantae) prehenderint, inserantur,

    Pall. 3, 25:

    vites transferre, sine ambiguitate prehendendi,

    id. 3, 10.—
    5.
    To reach, attain, arrive at ( poet.):

    tandem Italiae fugientes prendimus oras,

    Verg. A. 6, 61.—
    6.
    Poet., to take in with the eye, to reach with the eye:

    prendere aliquid oculorum lumine,

    Lucr. 4, 1143:

    vix oculo prendente modum,

    taking in, embracing, Luc. 4, 20.—
    II.
    Trop., of the mind, to seize, apprehend, comprehend (very rare):

    cum animus ipsum (res omnes) moderantem atque regentem paene praehenderit,

    Cic. Leg. 1, 23, 61.

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > praendo

  • 20 prehendo

    prĕhendo ( prae-) and sync. pren-do ( praen-), di, sum, 3, v. a. [prae-hendo; cf. Gr. gento, chandanô], to lay hold of, to grasp, snatch, seize, catch, take (class.).
    I.
    Lit.
    A.
    In gen.: prehende auriculis, take by the ear-laps, a form of affectionate salutation, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 78:

    sine te exorem, sine te prendam auriculis, sine dem savium,

    id. Poen. 1, 2, 163; cf. Tib. 2, 5, 92:

    fauces alicui,

    Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 62:

    quis me properantem prehendit pallio?

    catches me by the cloak, id. Ep. 1, 1, 1:

    dexteram,

    id. ib. 2, 3, 65.—Of an embrace' alter ubi alterum bilingui manufesto inter se praehendunt, Plaut. Ps. 5, 1, 15; cf.:

    aliquem manu,

    Cic. de Or. 1, 56, 240:

    perdix aucupem jam jam prehensurum effugiens,

    Plin. 10, 33, 51, § 103; 30, 5, 12, § 40:

    pisces,

    Vulg. Johan. 21, 10.—
    B.
    In partic.
    1.
    To seize, occupy suddenly, take violent possession of:

    Pharum,

    Caes. B. C. 3, 112, 3:

    quam prendimus arcem,

    occupy, take refuge in, Verg. A. 2, 322.—
    2.
    To lay or catch hold of, to detain one in order to speak with him:

    tuos pater modo me prehendit: ait, etc.,

    Ter. And. 2, 2, 16:

    prendo hominem solum: Cur non, inquam,

    id. Phorm. 4, 3, 15:

    Syrus est prehendendus, atque exhortandus mihi,

    id. Heaut. 3, 1, 89:

    dextrā prehensum Continuit,

    Verg. A. 2, 592; Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 11, 2:

    prende C. Septimium,

    Cic. Att. 12, 13, 2.—
    3.
    To seize, take by surprise, catch in the act; constr. with in and abl., the simple abl., or gen.:

    in furto ubi sis prehensus,

    Plaut. As. 3, 2, 17:

    in patenti Prensus Aegaeo,

    Hor. C. 2, 16, 1:

    prensus manifesto furto,

    Gell. 11, 18, 7: eā nocte speculatores prensi servi tres, Auct. B. Hisp. 20, 5: quem mendaci praendit manufestum modo, caught in a lie, Plaut Bacch. 4, 4, 45.—
    4.
    Of trees, to take root:

    quarum stirpes tellus amplexa prehendit,

    Cic. Arat. 116:

    ut cum (pirorum plantae) prehenderint, inserantur,

    Pall. 3, 25:

    vites transferre, sine ambiguitate prehendendi,

    id. 3, 10.—
    5.
    To reach, attain, arrive at ( poet.):

    tandem Italiae fugientes prendimus oras,

    Verg. A. 6, 61.—
    6.
    Poet., to take in with the eye, to reach with the eye:

    prendere aliquid oculorum lumine,

    Lucr. 4, 1143:

    vix oculo prendente modum,

    taking in, embracing, Luc. 4, 20.—
    II.
    Trop., of the mind, to seize, apprehend, comprehend (very rare):

    cum animus ipsum (res omnes) moderantem atque regentem paene praehenderit,

    Cic. Leg. 1, 23, 61.

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