Definition of antevenio
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LNS
antēveniō, antēvenīre, antēvēnī, antēventus
ante, venio
verb (4th conjugation)
  1. to come before, get the start of, anticipate
  2. to exceed, surpass, excel
  3. to become greater, more distinguished
Abbreviations
antē-venio, vēni, ventum, 4, v. n., to come before, get the start of, anticipate. Lit., with dat. or acc. (cf. Rudd. II. p. 137): temport, Plaut. Trin. 4, 2, 66 (tempus, Claud. 23, 152): exercitum, Sall. J. 48, 2; so id. ib. 56, 2: consilia et insidias (hostium), to thwart, id. ib. 88, 2.

—Pass.: omni tempore anteventum est, Cato ap. Non. p. 87, 17.

— Trop., to exceed, surpass, excel (very rare): amor omnibus rebus antevenit, Plaut. Cas. 2, 3, 1: per virtutem nobilitatem, Sall. J. 4, 7.

— Also, absol., to become greater, more distinguished: beneficia, ubi multum antevenere, Tac. A. 4, 18.
 
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