Definition of abditum
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LNS
abditum, abditī
abditus
noun (., 2nd declension)
    Abbreviations
    ab-do, idi, itum, 3, v. a. 2. do. Lit., to put away, remove: and abdere se, to go away, betake one's self to some place: ex conspectu eri sui se abdiderunt, Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 5: pedestres copias paulum ab eo loco abditas in locis superioribus constituunt, removed, withdrawn, Caes. B. G. 7, 79, 2; so with ab: ascensu abdito a conspectu, Liv. 10, 14, 14: procul ardentes hinc precor abde faces, remove, Tib. 2, 1, 82.

    —The terminus ad quem is usually expressed by in with acc.: abdidit se in intimam Macedoniam quo potuit longissime a castris, Cic. Fam. 13, 29, 4; so, se in contrariam partem terrarum, id. Mur. 41, 89: se in classem, Dolab. ap. Cic. Fam. 9, 9, 2: se in Menapios, to depart, Caes. B. G. 6, 5, 5: In silvam Arduennam, id. ib. 5, 3, 4: exercitum in interiora, to uithdraw, Vell. 2, 110, 3: ea in insulam Seriphon abdita est (=ex humanā societate quasi expulsa), banished, exiled, Tac. A. 2, 85: se in bibliothecam, i. e. to retire to, Cic. Fam. 7, 28; cf.: se totum in litteras, id. ib. 7, 33, 2.

    —Rarely with other prepositions or with local adv.: Audisne haec, Amphiarae, sub terram abdite? Poet. (Att.?) ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 25, 60; so with sub, Lucr. 4, 419: se rus, Ter. Hec. 1, 2, 99: se domum, Cic. Pis. 38, 92: se Arpinum, id. Att. 9, 6, 1. Transf., to hide, conceal, keep secret, etc. (syn.: occulto, recondo); constr. aliquid, without or with in and abl., with other prepositions, with abl. only, or dat., with a localadv. Aliquid: quae partes corporis ... aspectum essent deformem habiturae, eas contexit atque abdidit (natura), Cic. Off. 1, 35, 126: amici tabellas, id. Pis. 17, 39: lacrimas, operire luctum, Plin. Ep. 3, 16, 6: abduntur (delphini) occultanturque incognito more, Plin. H. N. 9, 8, 7, § 22; cf.: occultare et abdere pavorem, Tac. H. 1, 88: pugnare cupiebant, sed retro revocanda et abdenda cupiditas erat, Liv. 2, 45, 7; so, sensus suos penitus, Tac. A. 1, 11: aliquid dissimulata offensione, id. ib. 3, 64.

    — With in and abl.: cum se ille fugiens in scalarum tenebris abdidisset, Cic. Mil. 15, 40; cf.: qui dispersos homines in agris et in tectis silvestribus abditos ... compulit unum in locum, id. Inr. 1, 2, 2: abditi in tabernaculis, Caes. B. G. 1, 39, 4; cf.: in silvis, id. ib. 9, 19, 6: penitus qui in ferrost abditus aer, Lucr. 6, 1037 al.

    — With other prepp.: cultrum, quem sub veste abditum habebat, Liv. 1, 58 fin.; cf. Ov. M. 10, 715: ferrum carvo tenus hamo, id. ib. 4, 719.

    —(ὀ) With abl.: caput cristatā casside, Ov. M. 8, 25: corpus corneā domo, Phaedr. 2, 6, 5: gladium sinu, Tac. A. 5, 7: latet abditus agro, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 5: hunc (equum) abde domo, Verg. G. 3, 96: ita se litteris abdiderunt, at, etc., Cic. Arch. 6, 12; v. Halm ad h. l.

    —(ε) With dat. (poet.): lateri capulo tenus abdidit ensem, he baried, Verg. A. 2, 553.

    —(ζ) With local adv.: corpus humi, Flor. 4, 12, 38.

    —Hence. abditus, a, um, P. a., hidden, concealed, secreted, secret (syn.: reconditus, abscontlitus, occultus, retrusus): sub terram abditi, Att. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 25, 60: vis abdita quaedum, Lucr. 5, 1233: res occultae et penitus abditae, Cic. N. D. 1, 19: sunt innumerabiles de his rebus libri neque abditi neque obscuri, id. de Or. 2, 20, 84: haec esse penitus in mediā philosophiā; retrusa atque abdita, id. ib. 1, 19, 87 al.: oppida, remote, Cod. Th. 15, 1, 14.

    —Comp. abditior, Aug. Conf. 5, 5; 10, 10.

    —Sup. abditissimus, Aug. Enchir. c. 16.

    —In the neutr.: abditum, i, subst.: terrai abdita, Lucr. 6, 809; so, abdita rerum (=abditae res), Hor. A.P. 49: in abdito coire, in concealment, secretly, Plin. 8, 5, 5, § 13.

    —Adv.: abditē secretly: latuisse, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 73, § 181; Ambros. Job et Dav. 1, 9, 29.
     
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