Definition of usquam
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usquam
us for ubs, from ubi; indef. suffix quam, as in quisquam, etc.; cf. usque
adverb
  1. at or in any place, anywhere
  2. in any thing, in any way
  3. by no means, in no respect
  4. to any place, anywhither, anywhere
  5. at all
Abbreviations
usquam, adv. us for ubs, from ubi; indef. suffix quam, as in quisquam, etc.; cf. usque, at or in any place, anywhere (usu. in neg. clauses, while uspiam, corresp. to quispiam, is used also affirmatively). Lit.: iste, cui nullus esset usquam consistendi locus, etc., Cic. Fl. 21, 50: numquam etiam fui usquam, quin, etc., Ter. Eun. 5, 9 (8), 62: neque quiescam usquam noctu neque interdiu, Plaut. Merc. 5, 2, 21: nec usquam insistentes, Quint. 10, 7, 6: neque omnino hujus rei meminit usquam poeta ipse, id. 11, 2, 16.

—Of place in books or in history: quo neque acutius ullius imperatoris cogitatum neque celerius factum usquam legimus, Nep. Dat. 6, 8.

—With gen.: nec sane usquam terrarum locum, etc., Just. 3, 3, 9.

— In neg. interrog. sentences: num ejus color pudoris signum usquam indicat? Ter. And. 5, 3, 7.

—With gen.: an quisquam usquam gentium est aeque miser? Ter. Hec. 3, 1, 13.

— In conditional clauses: si quid Usquam justitia est, Verg. A. 1, 604: si usquam, Quint. 6, 1, 51; 11, 1, 54.

— Affirmatively: miror te, cum Romā absis, usquam potius esse, Cic. Leg. 2, 1, 2: unde quod est usquam ... Inspicitur, Ov. M. 12, 41: implorare quod usquam est, Verg. A. 7, 311.

— Of other relations than those of place, in any thing, in any way; with neg., by no means, in no respect, etc. (rare but class.): neque istic neque alibi tibi usquam erit in me mora, Ter. And. 2, 5, 9: neque esset usquam consilio aut auctoritati locus, Cic. Off. 2, 1, 2: non usquam id quidem dicit omnino, id. Tusc. 5, 9, 24: Jugurtha neque advorsus iram ejus (populi Romani) usquam nisi avaritiā nobilitatis et pecuniā suā spem habere, Sall. J. 13, 5.

— Transf. * Of value: alicui usquam esse, to be of any account or importance (cf.: nullo loco habere, etc.): quasi jam usquam tibi sint viginti minae, Ter. Ad. 2, 2, 15 (Bentl. ex conj.: quasi hujus jam tibi).

— With verbs of motion, to any place, anywhither, anywhere: duci potis est si ea usquam gentium, Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 91: velut usquam Vinctus eas, Hor. S. 2, 7, 30.

— In gen., at all: nec vero usquam discedebam, Cic. Phil. 1, 1, 1: neque progredi usquam, Varr. R. R. 2. 4, 11: (formica) non usquam prorepit, Hor. S. 1, 1, 37: moveri Haud usquam potuit, Ov. M. 4, 553: prius, quam Tissaphernes usquam se moveret, Nep. Ages. 3, 2.
 
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