Definition of fingo
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Orthography ID = 1006292
1.
LEM
fingō, fingere, finxī, fictus
FIG-
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to touch, handle, stroke, touch gently
  2. to form, fashion, frame, shape, mould, model, make
  3. to set to rights, arrange, adorn, dress, trim
  4. [of the countenance] to alter, change, put on, feign
  5. [figuratively] to form, fashion, make, mould, give character to, compose
  6. to form by instruction, instruct, teach, train
Abbreviations
fingō finxī, fictus, ere FIG-, to touch, handle, stroke, touch gently: corpora linguā, V.: manūs manibus, O.

—To form, fashion, frame, shape, mould, model, make: hominem: ab aliquo deo {*}cti: alqd e cerā: homullus ex argillā fictus: pocula de humo, O.: fingendi ars, statuary: imagines marmore, Ta.

—To set to rights, arrange, adorn, dress, trim: crinem, V.: fingi curā mulierum, Ph.: vitem putando, V.

—Of the countenance, to alter, change, put on, feign: voltum, Cs.: voltūs hominum fingit scelus, i. e. makes men change countenance, T.

—Fig., to form, fashion, make, mould, give character to, compose: animos: ex alquā re me, shape my course: ea (verba) sicut ceram ad nostrum arbitrium: voltum, compose, O.: lingua wocem fingit, forms: Carmina, H.: finxit te natura ad virtutes magnum hominem: me pusilli animi, H.: mea minora, i. e. disparage, H.

—To form by instruction, instruct, teach, train: mire filium, i. e. cause to play his part, T.: voce paternā Fingeris ad rectum, H.: equum docilem Ire viam, H.

—To form mentally, represent in thought, imagine, conceive, think, suppose, express, sketch out: animis imaginem condicionis meae: ex suā naturā ceteros, conceive: utilitatum causā amicitias: in summo oratore fingendo, depicting: ex suā naturā ceteros, judge: me astutiorem: ne finge, do not think it, V.: finge, aliquem nunc fieri sapientem, suppose: interfecti aliqui sunt, finge a nobis, assume, L.

—To contrive, devise, invent, feign, pretend: fallacias, T.: causas ne det, T.: verba, i. e. talk deceitfully, S.: (crimina) in istum: non visa, H.: dolorem in hoc casu, Iu.: malum civem Roscium fuisse.
 
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