Definition of adhibeo
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Orthography ID = 1000469
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LEM
adhibeō, adhibēre, adhibuī, adhibitus
verb (2nd conjugation)
  1. to hold toward, turn to, apply, add to
  2. [figuratively] to furnish, produce, bring forward, apply, bestow, administer
  3. [especially] to bring to, summon, employ
  4. with ad or in consilium (concilium), to summon for counsel, consult
  5. cf. adhibitis omnibus Marcellis, qui tum erant
  6. adhibere aliquem cenae or epulis, to invite to dinner, invite to a banquet, entertain
Abbreviations
ad-hibeō uī, itus, ēre habeo, to hold toward, turn to, apply, add to: manūs medicas ad volnera, V.: ad panem adhibere, eat with: manūs genibus adhibet, i. e. clasps, O.

—Fig., to furnish, produce, bring forward, apply, bestow, administer: parti corporis scalpellum: oratio, quae lumen adhibere rebus debet: (oratio) ad volgus adhibenda: alicui voluptates: oratorem, call to one's aid: animum, give close attention, V.

—Esp., to bring to, summon, employ: fratrem adhibet, Cs.: adhibitis amicis, S.: leges, ad quas (sc. defendendas) adhibemur, we are summoned: adhibebitur heros, shall be brought upon the stage, H.: aliquem in partem periculi, O.

—With ad or in consilium (concilium), to summon for counsel, consult: neque hos ad concilium adhibendos censeo, Cs.: illis adhibitis in consilium: (plebes) nullo adhibetur consilio, Cs.

— cf. adhibitis omnibus Marcellis, qui tum erant.

—Adhibere aliquem cenae or epulis, to invite to dinner, invite to a banquet, entertain: adhibete Penatīs et patrios epulis, etc., V.: convivio neminem, L.: alteris Te mensis deum (when tutelary gods were invoked), H.: mulieres in convivium.

—To treat, handle, act towards: victu quam liberalissime adhiberi: alqm severius.

—Adhibere aliquid, to put to use, apply, use, employ for, use in: modum quemdam: adhibitā audaciā et virtute, calling to their aid, Cs.: belli necessitatibus patientiam, L.: curam in valetudine tuendā, N.: fidem in amicorum periculis: modum vitio, to set bounds: memoriam contumeliae, to retain in memory, N.

—Esp. in phrase, adhibere vim, to employ compulsion, compel: si hanc vim adhibes, quid opus est iudicio?

— Poet.: Munitaeque adhibe vim sapientiae, storm the defences of wisdom, H.
 
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