Definition of luo
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Orthography ID = 2033665
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LNS
luō, luere, luī, -
λύω, λυτήρ, λύτρον, root lu, to loose, let go; Gr. λύω; cf. λυτήρ, λύτρον; Lat. solvo, reluo; Germ. los; Engl. loose; prob. not connected with luo, 1.
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to loose, let go, set free
  2. To release from debt
  3. To pay
  4. to suffer, undergo
  5. To atone for, expiate
  6. To satisfy, appease
Abbreviations
luo, lui (no sup., but fut. part. act. luiturus, Tert. adv. Marc. 5, 16; Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 140; Prud. Psych. 535; v. Neue, Formenl. 2, p. 585), 3, v. a. root lu, to loose, let go; Gr. λύω; cf. λυτήρ, λύτρον; Lat. solvo, reluo; Germ. los; Engl. loose; prob. not connected with luo, 1., to loose, let go, set free.

—Hence, To release from debt: fundum a testatore obligatum, Dig. 36, 1, 78, § 6.

— To pay a debt or penalty: aes alienum, Curt. 10, 2, 25: debitum, Cod. Th. 2, 4, 3: cautum est ut lueret in singulas (arbores caesas) aeris XXV., Plin. 17, 1, 1, § 7.

— Luere poenas or poenam, to suffer as a punishment, undergo: itaque mei peccati luo poenas, Cic. Att. 3, 9, 1: ad luendas rei publicae poenas, id. Sull. 27, 76: qui Tuscā pulsus ab urbe Exsilium dirā poenam pro caede luebat, was undergoing banishment as a punishment, Ov. M. 3, 624: augurium malis, to suffer the misfortune which the augury predicted, Plin. 7, 8, 6, § 46: supplicia crucibus, Just. 2, 5, 6.

— To atone for, expiate (class.): stuprum voluntariā morte luere, Cic. Fin. 5, 22, 64: noxam pecuniā, Liv. 38, 37: qui (obsides) capite luerent, si pacto non staretur, id. 9, 5: sanguine perjuria, Verg. G. 1, 502: commissa, id. ib. 4, 454.

— To satisfy, appease: libidinem alicujus sanguine innocentium, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 30, § 77.

— To avert by expiation or punishment: pericula publica, Liv. 10, 28, 13: responsa, to render void, of no effect, Val. Fl. 2, 569.
 
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