Definition of abactus
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Orthography ID = 2000110
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LNS
abactus, abacta, abactum
abigo
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. driven away, forced to resign
  2. finished, passed
  3. deep, sunken
Abbreviations
ab-igo, ēgi, actum, 3, v. a. ago, to drive away. Lit. In gen.: abigam jam ego illum advenientem ab aedibus, I will drive him away as soon as he comes, Plaut. Am. prol. 150: jam hic me abegerit suo odio, he will soon drive me away, id. As. 2, 4, 40; so Ter. Ad. 3, 3, 47; Varr. R. R. 2, 1; Cic. de Or. 2, 60 al.: uxorem post divortium, to remove from the house, Suet. Tib. 7.

— In partic. To drive away cattle: familias abripuerunt, pecus abegerunt, Cic. Pis. 34; so Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 10; 3, 23; Liv. 1, 7, 4; 4, 21; Curt. 5, 13 al.

— Medic. t. t. To remove a disease: febres, Plin. 25, 9, 59, ยง 106; 30, 11, 30 fin.: venenatorum morsus, id. 20, 5, 19.

— To force birth, procure abortion: partum medicamentis, Cic. Clu. 11; so Plin. 14, 18, 22; Tac. A. 14, 63; Suet. Dom. 22 al.

— Trop., to drive away an evil, get rid of a nuisance: pestem a me, Enn. ap. Cic. Ac. 2, 28, 89 (Trag. v. 50 Vahl.): lassitudinem abs te, Plaut. Merc. 1, 2, 3: curas, Hor. Ep. 1, 15, 19: pauperiem epulis regum, id. S. 2, 2, 44 al.

Hence, abactus, a, um, P. a. Of magistrates, driven away, forced to resign their office, Paul. ex Fest. p. 23 Mull.

— Abacta nox, i. q. finita, finished, passed, Verg. A. 8, 407.

— Abacti oculi, poet., deep, sunken, Stat. Th. 1, 104.
 
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