Definition of termino
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Orthography ID = 2059144
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LNS
terminō, termināre, termināvī, terminātus
terminus
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to set bounds to, mark off by boundaries, to bound, limit
  2. to limit, set limits to
  3. to circumscribe, fix, define, determine
  4. to set bounds to, to close, finish, end, terminate
Abbreviations
termino, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. terminus, to set bounds to, mark off by boundaries, to bound, limit (class.; syn.: finio, definio). Lit.: terra mare et contra mare terras terminat omnes, Lucr. 1, 1000: fines, Cic. Off. 1, 10, 33; cf.: quorum alter fines vestri imperii non terrae sed caeli regionibus terminaret, id. Cat. 3, 11, 26: locus, quem oleae terminabant, id. Caecin. 8, 22: quo (lituo) regiones vineae terminavit, id. N. D. 2, 3, 9: fana, Liv. 5, 50, 2: stomachus palato extremo atque intimo terminatur, Cic. N. D. 2, 54, 135: pars prior (togae) mediis cruribus optime terminatur, Quint. 11, 3, 139 et saep.: agrum publicum a privato, Liv. 42, 1, 6; Inscr. Orell. 3260.

—Absol.: (praetores) terminari jussi, quā ulterior citeriorve provincia servaretur, Liv. 32, 28, 11: famam qui terminet astris, Verg. A. 1, 287.

— Trop., to limit, set limits to; to circumscribe, fix, define, determine: isdem finibus gloriam, quibus vitam, Cic. Sen. 23, 82: quibus regionibus vitae spatium circumscriptum est, eisdem omnes cogitationes suas terminare, id. Arch. 11, 29: spem possessionum Janiculo et Alpibus, id. Mil. 27, 74: sonos vocis paucis litterarum notis, id. Tusc. 1, 25, 62: quod ipsa natura divitias, quibus contenta sit et parabiles et terminatas habet, id. Fin. 1, 13, 46; cf.: victu atque cultu terminatur pecuniae modus, id. Par. 6, 3, 50: modum magnitudinis et diuturnitatis, id. Tusc. 2, 19, 45: qui (Epicurus) bona voluptate terminaverit, mala dolore, id. Off. 3, 33, 117: summam voluptatem omnis privatione doloris, id. Fin. 1, 11, 38: ea (lingua) vocem fingit et terminat, id. N. D. 2, 59, 149: ut subjectos campos terminare oculis haud facile queas, i. e. reach the limits, Liv. 32, 4, 4: gloriam tantam futuram, ut terminari nullo tempore oblivione possit, Just. 22, 5, 12: prooemia intra quattuor sensus, Quint. 4, 1, 62.

— Transf., to set bounds to, to close, finish, end, terminate: sententiam numerose, Cic. Or. 59, 199: clausulas longa syllaba, id. de Or. 3, 47, 183; cf.: ut pariter extrema terminentur, id. Or. 12, 38: ut, unde est orsa, in eo terminetur oratio, id. Marcell. 11, 33: si, ut Maecenas, etc., dicerentur, genitivo casu non e litterā sed tis syllabā terminarentur, Quint. 1, 5, 62: jam imperio annuo terminato, Cic. Fam. 3, 12, 4: si negotium terminatum est, Dig. 47, 2, 58: rem judicio, ib. 50, 16, 230: litem, ib. 42, 1, 40.

—Hence, adv.: terminātē, with limits, Auct. Cas. Lit. Goes. p. 243.
 
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