Definition of allevo, adlevo
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Orthography ID = 2002357
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LNS
allevō, allevāre, allevāvī, allevātus
adlevō, adlevāre, adlevāvī, adlevātus
1. levo
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to lift up, to raise on high, to raise, set up
  2. To lighten, alleviate, mitigate
  3. to lift up, sustain, comfort, console
  4. To diminish the force or weight, to lessen, lighten
  5. To raise up, to be or become distinguished
Abbreviations
al-levo (adl-), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. 1. levo. Lit., to lift up, to raise on high, to raise, set up (in the ante-Aug. per. very rare, perh. only twice in Sall. and Hirt.; later often, esp. in Quint. and the histt.): quibus (laqueis) adlevati milites facilius ascenderent, * Sall. J. 94, 2: pauci elevati scutis, borne up on their shields (others: adlevatis scutis, with uplifted shields, viz. for protection against the darts of the enemy), Auct. B. Alex. 20: gelidos complexibus adlevat artus, Ov. M. 6, 249: cubito adlevat artus, id. ib. 7, 343: naves turribus atque tabulatis adlevatae, Flor. 4, 11, 5: supercilia adlevare, Quint. 11, 3, 79 (cf. the Gr. τὰς ὀφρῦς ἀνασπᾶν); so, bracchium, id. 11, 3, 41: pollicem, id. 11, 3, 142: manum, id. 11, 3, 94; Vulg. Eccli. 36, 3: oculos, Curt. 8, 14: faciem alicujus manu, Suet. Calig. 36: adlevavit eum, lifted him up (of the lame man), Vulg. Act. 3, 7 al.

— Trop. To lighten, alleviate, mitigate physical or mental troubles; or, referring to the individual who suffers, to lift up, sustain, comfort, console (class.): aliorum aerumnam dictis adlevans, old poet in Cic. Tusc. 3, 29, 71 (cf. Sophocl. Fragm. ap. Brunck. p. 588: Καλῶς κακῶς πράσσοντι συμπαραινέσας): ubi se adlevat, ibi me adlevat, * Plaut. Pers. 2, 5, 3: Allevat Dominus omnes, qui corruunt, Vulg. Psa. 144, 14: dejecistis eos, dum adlevarentur, ib. ib. 72, 18: onus, aliquā ex parte, Cic. Rosc. Am. 4, 10: sollicitudines, id. Brut. 3, 12: adlevor cum loquor tecum absens, id. Att. 12, 39: adlevare corpus, id. ib. 7, 1; Ov. Tr. 3, 8, 31: adlevor animum (poet.), Tac. A. 6, 43.

— To diminish the force or weight of a thing, to lessen, lighten: adversariorum confirmatio diluitur aut infirmatur aut adlevatur, Cic. Inv. 1, 42, 78: adlevatae notae, removed, Tac. H. 1, 52.

— To raise up, i. e. to make distinguished; pass., to be or become distinguished: C. Caesar eloquentiā et spiritu et jam consulatu adlevabatur, Flor. 4, 2, 10.
 
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