Definition of festino
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LNS
festīnō, festīnāre, festīnāvī, festīnātus
cf. Gr., θείνω, ; Lat. fendo in defendo, offendo, festus in manifestus, etc., and fustis, Corss. Ausspr. 2, 190;
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to hasten, make haste, hurry, be quick
  2. to make haste with, to hasten, hurry, accelerate, do speedily
  3. hastened, accelerated
  4. to make haste
Abbreviations
festīno, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [cf. Gr. θείνω; Lat. -fendo in defendo, offendo, -festus in manifestus, etc., and fustis, Corss. Ausspr. 2, 190; Curt. Gr. Etym. p. 255]. Neutr., to hasten, make haste, hurry, be quick (class.; not in Caes.; syn.: propero, celero, maturo): aliud est properare, aliud festinare. Qui unum quid mature transigit, is properat: qui multa simul incipit neque perficit, is festinat, Cato ap. Gell. 16, 14, 2; id. ap. Paul. ex Fest. s. v. properare, p. 235 Mull.; ap. Non. 441, 22: propemodum quid illic festinet sentio, Plaut. Trin. 3, 1, 14: aput nos eccillam festinat cum sorore uxor tua, id. Stich. 4, 1, 30: quid festinas? Ter. Eun. 4, 3, 8; cf.: quamquam festinas, non est mora longa, Hor. C. 1, 28, 35; Sall. Fragm. ap. Don. Ter. Eun. 4, 3, 8: ibi, Plaut. Stich. 5, 3, 4: plura scripsissem, nisi tui festinarent, Cic. Fam. 12, 22, 4; cf. id. Att. 6, 2 fin.: solent nautae festinare quaestus sui causa, id. Fam. 16, 9, 4: esseda festinant, pilenta, petorrita, naves, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 192: in provinciam festinare, Quint. 6, 3, 39: ad portas, Sall. J. 69, 2; cf.: ad singulare Antonii factum festinat oratio, Cic. Phil. 1, 1, 3: ad probationem, Quint. 4, 3, 8; cf. id. 4, 5, 10: quis te festinare jubet? Juv. 14, 212.

—Prov.: festina lente (σπεῦδε βραδέως), Suet. Aug. 25. Transf., as v. a., to make haste with a thing, to hasten, hurry, accelerate, do speedily. With an object-clause (class.): ut migrare tanto opere festines, Cic. Fam. 7, 23 fin.: ne festinaret abire, Sall. J. 64, 4: ultum ire injurias, id. ib. 68, 1: finem imponere, Quint. 9, 4, 146: sequi, Curt. 6, 6, 25: componere lites, Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 12: quae laedunt oculum, festinas demere, id. ib. 1, 2, 38: terris advertere proram, Verg. G. 4, 117: aram congerere arboribus, id. A. 6, 177; cf.: callidus id modo festinabat, Bocchi pacem imminuere, ne, etc., Sall. J. 81 fin.: universis prodesse festinet, Inscr. Orell. 775.

— With acc. (not in Cic.): festivum festinant diem, hasten to celebrate, Enn. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 9, 401 (Trag. v. 434 ed. Vahl.): ni id festinaret, Sall. J. 77, 1: ad bellum cuncta, id. ib. 73, 1: soleas festinate (sc. dare), id. Fragm. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 12, 425: festinare fugam, Verg. A. 4, 575: vias, Stat. Th. 2, 478: poenas, Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 61: pyram, Sil. 8, 52: vestes, Stat. S. 2, 1, 128: caedes, patibula, ignes, cruces, Tac. A. 14, 33: mortem in se, to bring on speedily, id. ib. 4, 28: pyram, prepares in haste, Sil. 8, 52.

—In pass.: quod animo cupienti nihil satis festinatur, Sall. J. 64 fin.: ea cuncta per idoneos ministros festinabantur, Tac. H. 2, 82: cum belli civilis praemia festinarentur, id. ib. 3, 37: nec virgines festinantur, are not married early, id. G. 20: adoptio festinatur, id. A. 12, 25; 6, 50; id. H. 3, 37.

—In part. perf., hastened, accelerated: festinata maturitas, Quint. 6 praef. § 10; iter, Ov. P. 4, 5, 8: missio, Tac. A. 1, 52: casus, id. ib. 6, 44: nuptiae, Suet. Aug. 69: honores, i. e. obtained before the proper time, Luc. 8, 24; Plin. Pan. 69, 5: festinatis annis raptus, by an early death, Mart. 7, 40, 7; cf.: festinatis lictorum manibus in carcerem raptus, Tac. A. 6, 40: mors domini gladiis tam festinata, prematurely inflicted, Juv. 4, 96.

—* With se, to make haste, Gell. 14, 2, 9.

—Hence, festīnans, antis, P. a., hasty, in haste: ille properans, festinans, mandata vestra conficere cupiens, Cic. Phil. 9, 3, 6: haec festinans scripsi in itinere atque agmine, id. Att. 6, 4 fin.

—Adv.: festīnanter, hastily, speedily, quickly (class.): improbe, turbide, festinanter, rapide omnia videtis esse suscepta, Cic. Scaur. § 37: nimium festinanter dictum, id. Fin. 5, 26, 77.

—Comp.: compositius cuncta quam festinantius agerent, Tac. A. 15, 3: factum quid, Gell. 10, 11, 8: publicatum, Suet. Aug. 29: germinant, Plin. 17, 11, 15, § 78.

—Sup.: festinantissime, Aug. Ep. 250.

— festīnāto, adv., hastily, hurriedly (post-Aug.): quam nihil praeparato, nihil festinato fecisse videtur Milo, Quint. 4, 2, 58; Suet. Claud. 16; Vulg. Gen. 44, 11 al.
 
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