Definition of vinco
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Orthography ID = 1017542
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LEM
vincō, vincere, vīcī, vīctus
1 VIC-
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. [war] to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious
  2. to prevail, succeed, overcome, win
  3. to overcome, overwhelm, prevail over
  4. to outlast, survive
  5. [figuratively] to prevail, be superior, convince, refute, constrain, overcome
  6. to overmatch, surpass, exceed, excel
Abbreviations
vincō vīcī, vīctus, ere 1 VIC-.

—In war, to conquer, overcome, get the better of, defeat, subdue, vanquish, be victorious: ut qui vicissent, iis quos vicissent imperarent, Cs.: navalibus pugnis Carthaginiensīs.

—To prevail, succeed, overcome, win: iudicio: Fabio vel indice vincam, H.: factum est

— vincimur, T.: Vicit iter durum pietas, made easy, V.: virgam, to win, V.: vicit tamen in Senatu pars illa, quae, etc., S.: cum in senatu vicisset sententia, quae, etc., L.: Othonem vincas volo, to outbid.

—To overcome, overwhelm, prevail over: (naves) neu turbine venti Vincantur, V.: flammam gurgitibus, extinguish, O.: Vincunt aequora navitae, master, H.: Victaque concessit prisca moneta novae, O.: Blanda quies furtim victis obrepsit ocellis, O.: ubi aera vincere summum Arboris . . . potuere sagittae, i. e. surmount, V.: viscera flammā, i. e. to cook, V.

—To outlast, survive: (Aesculus) Multa virum volvens durando saecula vincit, V.: vivendo vici mea fata, V.

—Fig., to prevail, be superior, convince, refute, constrain, overcome: naturam studio, Cs.: vincit ipsa rerum p. natura saepe rationem: vinci a voluptate: peccavi, fateor, vincor, T.: victus patris precibus lacrimisque, L.: est qui vinci possit, H.: Victus amore pudor, O.: victus animi respe{*}t, V.: Ergo negatum vincor ut credam, am constrained, H.: verbis ea vincere, i. e. to express worthily, V.

—To overmatch, surpass, exceed, excel: terrae magnitudinem: morum inmanitate beluas: mulierculam mollitiā, H.: Scribere, quod Cassi opuscula vincat, H.

—To prove triumphantly, show conclusively, demonstrate: si doceo non ab Habito, vinco ab Oppianico, prove (the fact): vici unam rem . . . vici alteram, I have established one point: vince deinde, bonum virum fuisse Oppianicum: Vincet enim stultos ratio insanire nepotes, H.: Nec vincet ratio hoc, tantumdem ut peccet idemque Qui, etc., H.

—To prevail, gain the point, carry the day: cui si esse in urbe tuto licebit, vicimus: Vicimus et meus est, O.: vincite, si ita voltis, have your way, Cs.: viceris, enjoy your victory, T.
 
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