Definition of equito
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LNS
equitō, equitāre, equitāvī, equitātus
eques
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to ride
  2. To skirmish, manaeuvre
  3. to go
  4. to blow violently
  5. to ride through
Abbreviations
equito, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [eques], to ride. Neutr. In gen. (class.): cum in illo nostro exercitu equitaret, Cic. Deiot. 10; Sall. J. 6, 1; Suet. Caes. 57; Hor. C. 2, 9, 24 al.: in equo, Dig. 9, 2, 57; cf.: in equuleis, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 20; v. Equuleus, II. A.; and: in arundine longa, Hor. S. 2, 3, 248.

— In partic. (acc. to eques, II. A.): EQVITARE antiqui dicebant equum publicum merere, Paul. ex Fest. 81, 15 Mull.

— Transf. To skirmish, manaeuvre: illa (certatio) qua tu contra Alfenum equitabas, Cic. Quint. 22, 73.

— Of the horse, to go, Lucil. ap. Gell. 18, 5, 10, and ap. Non. 107, 1.

— Of the wind, like ἱππεύειν, to blow violently: Eurus per undas, Hor. C. 4, 4, 44: per caelum, Poet. ap. Censor. Fr. 14, § 9.

— In mal. part., Juv. 6, 311.

— Act., to ride through (post-Aug.).

—In pass.: flumen equitatur, Flor. 3, 4, 5: equitataque Culmina Taygeti, Claud. Bell. Get. 192: fluxis equitata Bactra Parthis, Sid. Carm. 23, 249.
 
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