Definition of astruo, adstruo
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Orthography ID = 2005158
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LNS
astruō, astruere, astruxī, astructus
adstruō, adstruere, adstruxī, adstructus
a, struo, ad
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to build near or in addition to, to add
  2. To add to
  3. To furnish with something
Abbreviations
a-struo (ads-, Merk., Halm, Dinter), struxi, structum, 3, v. a., to build near or in addition to a thing, to add (mostly in prose and post-Aug.; never in Cic.). Lit.: cum veteri adstruitur recens aedificium, Col. 1, 5 fin.: utrique (villae) quae desunt, Plin. Ep. 9, 7 fin.: sicut ante secunda fortuna tot victorias adstruxerat; ita nunc adversa destruens quae cumulaverat, Just. 23, 3: medicamentum adstruere, Scrib. Comp. 227.

— In gen. To add to: adstrue formae, Ov. A. A. 2, 119: victus ab eo Pharnaces vix quicquam gloriae ejus adstruxit, Vell. 2, 55: aliquid magnificentiae, Plin. 9, 35, 58, § 119; so, dignitati, Plin. Ep. 3, 2, 5: famae, id. ib. 4, 17, 7: felicitati, id. Pan. 74, 2: alicui laudem, id. ib. 46, 8: alicui nobilitatem ac decus, Tac. H. 1, 78: consulari ac triumphalibus ornamentis praedito quid aliud adstruere fortuna poterat? id. Agr. 44: adstruit auditis ... pavor, Sil. 4, 8: ut quae Neroni falsus adstruit scriptor, ascribes, imputes, Mart. 3, 20: ut Livium quoque priorum aetati adstruas, i.e. annumeres, Vell. 1, 17.

— To furnish with something (syn. instruo): contignationem laterculo adstruxerunt, covered, fastened, Caes. B. C. 2, 9.

—Trop.: aliquem falsis criminibus, i.e. to charge, Curt. 10, 1.!*? The signif. affirmare, which Agroet. p. 2268 P., and Beda, p. 2334 P. give, is found in no Lat. author; for in Plin. 12, 18, 41, § 83, instead of adstruxerunt, it is better to read adseverant; v. Sillig ad h. l.; so also Jan.
 
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