Definition of antecapio
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LNS
antecapiō, antecapere, antecēpī, anteceptus
ante, capio
verb (3rd IO conjugation)
  1. to obtain before, to receive before
  2. To take possession of beforehand, to preoccupy
  3. To anticipate
Abbreviations
ante-capio, cēpi, ceptum, 3, v. a., to obtain before, to receive before. In gen.: quam appellat πρόληψιν Epicurus, anteceptam animo rei quandam informationem, an inborn, innate idea, Cic. N. D. 1, 16, 43 B. and K. (cf. anticipatio, I.).

— Esp. To take possession of beforehand, to preoccupy: multa antecapere, quae bello usui forent, Sall. C. 32, 3 Dietsch: pontem anteceperat, Tac. H. 4, 66 Halm.

— To anticipate: noctem antecapere, Sall. C. 55, 1: ea omnia luxu antecapere, id. ib. 13, 4.
 
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