Definition of quo
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Orthography ID = 1013697
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LEM
quō
of 1 qui
adverb
  1. [locat. and abl. of place] where, in what place, in what situation
  2. [of time] at which time, on which day, when
  3. [degree of difference] by what, by as much as, in how great a degree
  4. [of cause] for the reason that, because, that, as if
  5. [of result] by reason of which, wherefore, whereby, so that, and so
  6. [in the phrase, quo minus] so that.. not, why.. not
Abbreviations
quō adv. and conj. dat. and abl. of 1 qui. I. Locat. and abl. uses, of place, only with loci or (poet.) locorum, where, in what place, in what situation: se nescire quo loci esset: sectari, rosa quo locorum moretur, H.

—Of time, at which time, on which day, when (sc. tempore or die): extrahere rem in id tempus, quo Baebius venire posset, L.

—Fig., of degree of difference, with compp., by what, by as much as, in how great a degree, the: quo maius crimen sit id, hoc maiorem ab eo iniuriam fieri: diligenter attendite quo minus miremini, etc.: quae (tempus et spatium) quo plura sunt eo meliore mente, etc.: quo delictum maius est, eo poena est tardior.

—Of cause, for the reason that, because, that, as if: neque eo nunc dies, quo quicquam senserim, T.: non quo libenter male audiam, sed quia, etc.: non eo dico, quo mihi veniat in dubium: est aditus magis eo, ut . . . habeant, quam quo . . . desiderent, Cs.: non quo ad rem pertineat.

—Of result, by reason of which, wherefore, whereby, so that, and so: quo factum est, ut deterrerentur, etc., N.: multa dicta sunt, quo durior locus est dicendi datus: sed vim morbi in causā esse, quo serius perficeretur, L.

—In the phrase, quo minus, so that . . . not, why . . . not: per me stetisse, Quo minus haec fierent nuptiae, T.: eisdem de causis, quo minus dimicare vellet, movebatur, Cs.: quo minus admirandum est: quibus stipendia causae essent, quo minus militarent, L.

—Of purpose, by means of which, that thereby, in order that: simulant, quo absterreant, T.: Id adiuta me, quo id fiat facilius, T.: nos arma neque contra patriam cepisse, neque quo periculum aliis faceremus, S.: equites . . . pugnabant, quo se praeferrent, Cs.: quo paratior esse possim: quod quo facilius perspicere possitis: cautum erat, quo ne plus auri haberemus, L.

—In the phrase, quo minus, that . . . not, in order that . . . not, to prevent: quicquam in his te nuptiis conari, quo fiant minus, to prevent them, T.: aliquid factum esse quo minus iste condemnari posset, to prevent the possibility of his conviction.

—Of manner or degree, as, as much as (so. modo): Hermionam Pylades quo Pallada Phoebus amabat, O. II. Dat. uses, of place, to what place? whither? whereto?: quo potissimum infelix adcedam? S.: amandat hominem . . . quo? quo putatis?: quo evadat vide, T.: locus, quo exercitui aditus non erat, Cs.: vide quo progredior, how far: Quo, quo, scelesti, ruitis, H.

—Whither, to what place, to the place to which, and to this point, as far as: in' hinc quo dignu's (sc. ire), go where you belong, T.: quo postea quam ventum est: proficiscar eo, quo me vocat populus: non longius, quam quo telum adici potest, as far as, Cs.: transferrent auspicia quo nefas esset (i. e. ad quos), L.: abire quo terrarum possent, L.

—Indef., after si or ne, any whither, to any place, in any direction: si quo publice proficisceris: si quo erat longius prodeundum, Cs.: si quando Romam aliove quo mitterent legatos, L.: vide, sis, ne quo hinc abeas longius, T.

—Fig., of end in view, to what end? for what purpose? of what use? wherefore? why?: quo hostem tam sceleratum reserves?: quo me igitur aut ad quae me exempla revocas? to what point: Quo mihi fortunam, si non conceditur uti? H.: quo animum intendat facile perspicio: Nescis, quo valeat nummus? what money is good for, H.

—Of degree, to what degree, to what extent, how far: quae quo usque tandem patiemini? S.: ne hodie quidem scire, quo amentiae progressi sitis, L.
 
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