Definition of posco
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Orthography ID = 1012406
1.
LEM
pōscō, pōscere, popōscī, -
PREC-
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to ask urgently, beg, demand, request, desire
  2. [of things] to make necessary, demand, require, need, call for
Abbreviations
pōscō popōscī, -, ere, inch. PREC-, to ask urgently, beg, demand, request, desire: Impius es cum poscis, ait: sed pensio clamat, Posce, beg, Iu.: Fauno immolare, Seu poscat agnā sīve malit haedo, if he require it, H.: argentum: pugnam, L.: peccatis veniam, H.: accusant ei, quos populus poscit, demands for punishment: dictatorem reum, require the prosecution of, L.: ego poscor Olympo, it is I that Olympus summons, V.: tua numina, invoke, V.: abs te litteras: parentes pretium pro sepulturā liberūm poscere: non ita creditum Poscis Quintilium deos, H.: Quid dedicatum poscit Apollinem Vates? H.: gravidae posceris exta bovis, they ask you for the entrails, O.: poscor meum Laelapa, they demand of me, O.: Parilia poscor, O.: poscimus, ut cenes civiliter, Iu.: poscat sibi fabula credi, H.: Esse sacerdotes delubraque vestra tueri Poscimus, O.: poscunt maioribus poculis (sc. bibere), challenge with larger goblets.

—Of things, to make necessary, demand, require, need, call for: quod res poscere videbatur, Cs.: quod negotium poscebat, S.: terrae semina poscunt, V.
 
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