Definition of exuo
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LNS
exuō, exuere, exuī, exūtus
ex and root av, to go to, put on; Zend. avaiti, go into, aothra, shoe; Slav. and Lith. forms, v. Fick, Vergl. Wort. p. 17; cf. induo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to draw out or off, to pull or strip off, put off, divest
  2. to strip, despoil, deprive
  3. to lay aside, cast off, divest one's self of
  4. to make void of, to free from
Abbreviations
ex-uo, ui, ūtum, 3, v. a. ex and root av-, to go to, put on; Zend. avaiti, go into, ao-thra, shoe; Slav. and Lith. forms, v. Fick, Vergl. Wort. p. 17; cf. ind-uo, to draw out or off, to pull or strip off, put off, divest (class.; esp. freq. since the Aug. period). Lit.: serpens exuit in spinis vestem, Lucr. 4, 61: manticam umero, App. M. 1, p. 110; cf.: pharetram umero, Ov. M. 2, 419: telum magno e vulnere, Stat. Th. 9, 287: ensem vaginā, id. ib. 9, 76: clipeum reduci, Ov. H. 13, 147; cf.: vincula sibi, id. M. 7, 773: jugum, to shake off, Liv. 35, 17, 8: alas, to lay aside, Verg. A. 1, 690: Trojanos cestus, id. ib. 5, 420: setosa duris exuere pellibus membra, Hor. Epod. 17, 15; cf.: magnos membrorum artus, magna ossa lacertosque Exuit, strips, bares, Verg. A. 5, 423: aliquem veste, Suet. Ner. 32: palmas vinclis, Verg. A. 2, 153: digitos, i. e. to strip of rings, Mart. 14, 109: mensas, to uncover, id. 9, 60, 7: si ex his te laqueis exueris, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 58, ยง 151: se jugo, Liv. 34, 13, 9.

—In a Greek construction: unum exuta pedem vinclis, Verg. A. 4, 518: cornua exuitur, Ov. M. 9, 52.

—Absol.: si non saltas, exue igitur (sc. pallam), Plaut. Men. 1, 3, 16.

— Transf., in gen., to strip, despoil, deprive of any thing: hostium copiis fusis armisque exutis, i. e. to be forced to throw off their arms and to flee, Caes. B. G. 3, 6, 3: hostem armis, id. ib. 5, 51 fin.; Sall. J. 88, 3; Liv. 22, 21, 4: exuti prope omnes armis diffugere, id. 21, 61, 9; 34, 28, 11; Verg. A. 11, 395: impedimentis, Caes. B. G. 7, 14, 8; 7, 42, 5: castris, Liv. 31, 42, 7; 41, 3, 10; 41, 12, 5; Vell. 1, 9, 4: sedibus, Tac. A. 13, 39: aliquem avitis bonis, id. ib. 14, 31; cf.: aliquem patrimonio, Suet. Gramm. 11: montes, to strip, lay bare, Stat. S. 4, 3, 50: se agro paterno avitoque, Liv. 2, 23, 6: exuto Lepido, interfecto Antonio, stripped bare, i. e. without legions, without arms, etc., Tac. A. 1, 2.

— Trop., to lay aside, cast off, divest one's self of any thing: humanitatem, Cic. Lig. 5, 14; cf. id. Att. 13, 2, 1: sapientia vanitatem exuit mentibus, Sen. Ep. 90 med.: mentitum colorem, Quint. 12, 10, 76: silvestrem animum, Verg. G. 2, 51: vultus severos, Ov. Am. 3, 4, 43: feritatem, id. F. 3, 281: mores antiquos, Liv. 27, 8, 6: virtutes, Tac. A. 1, 75: fidem, id. ib. 12, 14: amicitiam, id. ib. 1, 8: tristitiam et arrogantiam et avaritiam, id. Agr. 9: jus fasque, id. H. 3, 5: promissa, to break one's word, id. A. 13, 44: pacta, id. ib. 6, 43: patriam, id. H. 5, 5 et saep.: hominem exuens ex homine, Cic. Fin. 5, 12, 35: magistrum, Tac. A. 14, 52 fin.

—* With a subjectclause: mihi quidem ex animo exui non potest, esse deos, Cic. N. D. 3, 3, 7.

— Transf., to make void of, to free from: se omnibus vitiis, Sen. Ep. 11.
 
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