Definition of aptatus
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LNS
aptātus, aptāta, aptātum
apto
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. fitted
  2. suitable, fit, appropriate, accommodated
Abbreviations
apto, āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. [apo], to fit, adapt, accommodate, apply, put on, adjust, etc. (cf. accommodo); absol., with dat. or less freq. with ad (in Cic. only once, as P. a.). Lit. Absol.: aptat cristas telaque, Verg. A. 11, 8: arma aptare, Liv. 5, 49, 3: remos, Curt. 9, 9, 12: tabulam, Col. 12, 56, 2: jubas, Sil. 5, 166: armamenta, vela, Quint. 10, 7, 23.

— With dat.: aliquid umeris, Verg. A. 9, 364: arma corpori, Liv. 44, 34, 8: vincula collo, Ov. M. 10, 381: claves foribus, Mart. 9, 47: sagittas nervo, Verg. A. 10, 131: dexteris enses, Hor. Epod. 7, 2: tela flagello, Verg. A. 7, 731: os cucurbitulae corpori, Cels. 2, 11: anulum sibi, Sen. Ben. 3, 25, 1: digito (anulum), Suet. Tib. 73.

— Trop. With the access. idea of fitting: bella citharae modis, Hor. C. 2, 12, 4; cf. id. Ep. 1, 3, 13.

—And with ad: sed usum nec ad commoditatem ferendi nec ad ipsius munitionis firmamentum aptaverunt, Liv. 33, 5, 5: ad transeundum omnia aptaverant, Curt. 7, 8, 8: ad militares remus aptatur manus, i. e. is taken in hand by the soldiers, Sen. Agam. 425.

— Without the access. idea of fitting, to prepare, get ready, furnish, put in order; constr. absol., with dat. or ad. Absol.: aptate convivium, Pomp. ap. Non. p. 234, 30: idonea bello, Hor. S. 2, 2, 111.

— With dat.: arma pugnae, Liv. 22, 5; cf.: aptat se pugnae, Verg. A. 10, 588; and, animos aptent armis, id. ib. 10, 259.

— With ad: Aptat et armiferas miles ad arma manus, Ov. Am. 1, 13, 14: ad pugnam classem, Liv. 22, 5: ad primum se velut aspectum orationis aptare, Quint. 10, 2, 16.

—Hence, With abl. of that with which something is fitted, furnished, provided: oppidi partes testudinibus et musculis, Auct. B. Alex. 1: biremes remigio, Verg. A. 8, 80: classem velis, id. ib. 3, 472; so, pinum armamentis, Ov. M. 11, 456: ut quisque se aptaverat armis, had fitted himself with arms, i. e. for battle, Liv. 9, 31.

Hence, aptātus, a, um, P. a., pr., fitted for something; thus, suitable, fit, appropriate, accommodated to (syn.: aptus, accommodatus): hoc verbum est ad id aptatum, quod ante dixerat, * Cic. de Or. 3, 40, 162: ad popularem delectationem, Quint. 2, 10, 11; so Sen. Contr. 6 al.: omnia rei aptata, id. Ep. 59.
 
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