Definition of frequento
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LNS
frequentō, frequentāre, frequentāvī, frequentātus
frequens
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. To visit or resort to frequently, to frequent
  2. to do or make use of frequently, to repeat
  3. To fill with a great number or multitude, to fill, crowd, people, stock
  4. to assemble or bring together in numbers
  5. to celebrate or keep in great numbers
  6. to celebrate, observe, keep
Abbreviations
frequento, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. frequens. (Acc. to frequens, I.) To visit or resort to frequently, to frequent; to do or make use of frequently, to repeat (class.): sermones eorum, qui frequentant domum meam, Cic. Fam. 5, 21, 1: juventus, quae domum Catilinae frequentabat, Sall. C. 14, 7: domum alicujus, Quint. 12, 11, 5: (Vespasianus) locum incunabulorum assidue frequentavit, Suet. Vesp. 2: scholam alicujus, id. Gram. 7: dum deus Eurotan immunitamque frequentat Sparten, Ov. M. 10, 169: plebes sic accensa, uti opifices agrestesque omnes relictis operibus frequentarent Marium, often visited, resorted to him, Sall. J. 73, 6: juvenis jam juventutis concursu, jam publicis studiis frequentabatur, Tac. A. 5, 10.

—With dat.: istoc quidem nos pretio facile est frequentare tibi, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 10; cf.: ne coetu salutantium frequentaretur Agrippina, Tac. A. 13, 18; id. H. 2, 16: si aliquando alio domino solita est frequentari (domus), Cic. Off. 1, 39, 139: quae loca et nationes minus frequentata sunt, Sall. J. 17, 2: tu primas quasque partes in animo frequenta, frequently think over, repeat, Auct. Her. 3, 24, 40: haec frequentat Phalereus maxime, Cic. Or. 27, 94; 25, 85: turba ruunt et Hymen clamant, Hymenaee frequentant, Ov. H. 12, 143: memoriam alicujus, to call to mind often, Sen. Cons. ad Marc. 3, 2: exigis ut hoc epistolarum commercium frequentemus, exchange letters oftener, id. Ep. 38, 1: nec ideo conjugia et educationes liberum frequentabantur praevalida orbitate, became more frequent, Tac. A. 3, 25: prima trullis frequentetur inductio (calcis), be repeated, Pall. 1, 15: verbi translatio instituta est inopiae causa, frequentata delectationis, Cic. de Or. 3, 38, 155; cf.: quae (exempla levitatis Atheniensium) nata et frequentata apud illos, etc., id. Rep. 1, 3.

— (Acc. to frequens, II.) To fill with a great number or multitude, to fill, crowd, people, stock a place; to assemble or bring together in numbers (class.). In gen.: urbes sine hominum coetu non potuissent nec aedificari nec frequentari, be peopled, Cic. Off. 2, 4, 15: Italiae solitudinem frequentari, id. Att. 1, 19, 4; cf. Suet. Aug. 46: templa frequentari nunc decet, to be crowded, Ov. F. 4, 871: mundum nova prole, to stock, Col. poet. 10, 213: piscinas, id. 8, 16, 2: castaneta, id. 4, 33, 3: vineam, id. 4, 15, 1: quos cum casu hic dies ad aerarium frequentasset, etc., had assembled in great numbers, Cic. Cat. 4, 7, 15: populum, id. Dom. 33, 89: acervatim multa frequentans, crowding together, id. Or. 25, 85; cf.: tum est quasi luminibus distinguenda et frequentanda omnis oratio sententiarum atque verborum, id. de Or. 3, 52, 201: digressis qui Pacarium frequentabant, Tac. H. 2, 16; v. frequentatio, II.

— In partic. (like celebro, but much less freq.), to celebrate or keep in great numbers, esp. a festival: publicum est, quod civitas universa aliqua de causa frequentat, ut ludi, dies festus, bellum, Cic. Inv. 1, 27, 40: nunc ad triumphum frequentandum deductos esse milites, Liv. 36, 39: sacra, Ov. M. 4, 37: ut mors Sulpicii publicis exsequiis frequentaretur, Tac. A. 3, 48.

— Poet. and post-Aug. also of a single person, to celebrate, observe, keep: Baccheaque sacra frequento, Ov. M. 3, 691: festos dies apud Baias Nero frequentabat, Tac. A. 14, 4 Draeg. ad loc.: dies sollennes, Suet. Aug. 53: quorundam exsequias usque ad rogum, id. Tib. 32: Cererem (Ennaeae nurus), Auct. Priap. 77.

—Hence, frequen-tātus, a, um, P. a. Frequent, common, much used: pavimenta, Plin. 36, 25, 61, § 185: gemma reginis, id. 37, 10, 54, § 145.

—* Full of, rich or abounding in: aliud genus est non tam sententiis frequentatum quam verbis volucre atque incitatum, Cic. Brut. 95, 325.

—Hence, adv.: frequentāto, frequently, App. M. 9, p. 228, 29.
 
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