Definition of factito
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LNS
factitō, factitāre, factitāvī, factitātus
facto
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to make or do frequently, to be wont to make or do, to practise
  2. to make or declare
  3. To practise
Abbreviations
factito, āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. a. facto, to make or do frequently, to be wont to make or do, to practise (class.; syn.: tracto, facio, reddo). In gen.: stultitia'st, me illi vitio vortere. Egomet quod factitavi in adolescentia, Plaut. Ep. 3, 3, 50: verba compone et quasi coagmenta, quod ne Graeci quidem veteres factitaverunt, Cic. Brut. 17, 68; Quint. 12, 3, 4: haec apud majores nostros factitata, Cic. Off. 2, 24, 85: alterum factitatum est, alterum novum, id. Or. 42, 143: accusationem, id. Brut. 34, 130: neque eorum quicquam omittere quae artifices factitarent, Suet. Ner. 20; simulacra ex ea arbore, Plin. 13, 9, 17, § 61; cf.: capulos inde (ex gemma), id. 37, 6, 23, § 87: inducias cum aliquo, Gell. 19, 5, 10.

— In partic. With double acc., to make or declare a person something: quem palam heredem semper factitarat, Cic. Phil. 2, 16, 41.

— To practise a trade or profession: artem, Poeta ap. Cic. Or. 43, 147: medicinam, Quint. 7, 2, 26: coactiones argentarias, Suet. Vesp. 1: vecturas onerum corpore suo, Gell. 5, 3: delationes, Tac. H. 2, 10.

— Esp. with access. notion of vain effort or failure: nec satis apparet cur versus factitet, Hor. A. P. 470: carmina in principem, Tac. A. 6, 45 (39); 14, 48.
 
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