Definition of pono
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The verb pōnō is reported to have 5 error(s). Please be cautious when citing this word.
Orthography ID = 1012401
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LEM
pōnō, pōnere, posuī, positus
-, -, posīvī, postus
port- (pro)
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to put down, set down, put, place, set, fix, lay, deposit
  2. [of troops and guards] to place, post, set, station, fix
  3. to set up, erect, build
  4. to form, fashion, mould, depict
  5. [of plants] to set, set out, plant
  6. [of wagers or prizes] to offer, propose, promise, lay, stake, wager
Abbreviations
pōnō posuī (posīvērunt, C.), positus, ere for * posino

— old praep. port- (pro) + sino, to put down, set down, put, place, set, fix, lay, deposit: tabulas in aerario, Cs.: castra iniquo loco, pitch, Cs.: tabulas in publico, deposit: collum in Pulvere, H.: in possessionem libertatis pedem ponimus: in Prytaneum vasa aurea, L.: omnia pone feros in ignes, O.: ubi pedem poneret habere, might set his foot: posito genu, kneeling, O.: num genu posuit? Cu.: ova, O.: fetum, give birth to, Ph.

—Of troops and guards, to place, post, set, station, fix: praesidium ibi, Cs.: insidias contra Pompei dignitatem: Dumnorigi custodes, ut, etc., Cs.

—To set up, erect, build: opus, O.: urbem, V.: castella, Ta.: aras, V.: tropaeum, N.

—To form, fashion, mould, depict: duo pocula fecit . . . Orphaeque in medio posuit, V.: nunc hominem nunc deum, H.

—Of plants, to set, set out, plant: ordine vites, V.: nefasto (arborem) die, H.

—Of wagers or prizes, to offer, propose, promise, lay, stake, wager: pocula fagina, V.: praemium proposuerunt, si quis nomen detulisset, L.

—To put out at interest, loan, invest: pecuniam in praedio: dives positis in faenore nummis, H.

—To serve, serve up, set forth: posito pavone, H.: positi Bacchi cornua, O.: Da Trebio, pone ad Trebium, Iu.

—To lay aside, take off, put down, lay down: veste positā: velamina de corpore, O.: librum: arma, i. e. surrender, Cs.: Nepesinis inde edictum ut arma ponant, L.: positis armis, L.

—To lay out, arrange for burial: toro Mortua componar, O.: positum adfati corpus, V.

—To lay in the grave, bury, inter: te . . . patriā decedens ponere terrā, V.: quā positis iusta feruntur avis, O.

—To arrange, deck, set in order: suas in statione comas, O.

—To subdue, calm, allay, quiet: quo non arbiter Hadriae Maior, tollere seu ponere volt freta, H.

—Of winds, to fall, abate: Cum venti posuere, V.

—Of an anchor, to cast, fix: ancoris positis, L.

—Fig., to set, place, put, lay, bring: pone ante oculos laetitiam senatūs: se in gratiā reconciliatae pacis, L.: in laude positus: illa in conspectu animi: cum in mentem venit, ponor ad scribendum, my name is added to the record.

—To put, place, cause to rest: credibile non est, quantum ego in prudentiā tuā ponam, count upon: spem salutis in virtute, Cs.: in te positum est, ut, etc., rests with you.

—To lay out, spend, employ, occupy, consume: tempus in cogitatione: diem totum in considerandā causā: totos nos in rebus perspiciendis: itinera ita facit, ut multos dies in oppidum ponat.

—To put, place, count, reckon, consider, regard: mortem in malis: inter quos me ipse dubiā in re poni malim, L.: Hoc metuere, alterum in metu non ponere, regard with fear, Poet. ap. C.: ut in dubio poneret, utrum, etc., regarded as doubtful, L.: haec in magno discrimine, attach great importance to, L.: in vitiis poni, be regarded as a fault, N.

—To appoint, ordain, make: leges: sunt enim rebus novis nova ponenda nomina, to be applied: Laurentisque ab eā (lauro) nomen colonis, V.: tibi nomen Insano, H.

—Of vows or votive offerings, to make, render, pay, consecrate: Veneris (tabellas) in aede, O.: hic funalia, H.: ex praedā tripodem aureum Delphis, N.

—To lay down as true, state, posit, fix, assume, assert, maintain, allege: ut paulo ante posui, si, etc.: Verum pono, esse victum eum

— at, etc., T.: positum sit igitur in primis, etc.: hoc posito, esse quandam, etc., agreed: id pro certo, L.: rem ipsam.

—To cite, set forth, refer to: eorum exempla.

—To set forth, represent, describe: Tigellinum, Iu.

—To propose, offer, fix upon, set forth: mihi nunc vos quaestiunculam ponitis?: ponere iubebam, de quo quis audire vellet: doctorum consuetudo ut iis ponatur, de quo disputent.

—To put away, leave off, dismiss, forego, lay down, surrender: vitia: curas, L.: moras, H.: corda ferocia, V.: ponendus est ille ambitus (verborum), non abiciendus, i. e. to be closed without abruptness.
 
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