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in-dĭco , āvi, ātum, āre, v. a. (indicasso, is, for indicavero, is, Plaut. Poen. 4, 2, 66; id. Rud. 4, 3, 89),
I.to point out, indicate (class.).
I. In gen., to show, declare, disclose, make known, reveal, betray.
A. Of persons: “rem omnem dominae indicavit,Cic. Clu. 64, 180: “Catilina non se purgavit, sed indicavit,id. Mur. 25, 51: “conscios delendae tyrannidis,id. Tusc. 2, 22, 52: jam me vobis indicabo, will betray or accuse myself, id. Arch. 11, 28: “indicabo meum consilium tibi,id. Fam. 10, 21, 2: “rem patri,Ter. Ad. 4, 4, 19: “causam publicae pestis,Liv. 8, 18, 4: “de conjuratione,to give information, inform, Sall. C. 48, 4: “quis tibi de epistulis istis indicavit,Cic. Fl. 37, 92; Sall. C. 30, 6: “aliquid in vulgus,to make publicly known, Cic. Univ. 2: “satis est actori sic indicare,Quint. 4, 2, 7.—With rel. clause: “contentus indicare quid facti sit,Quint. 4, 2, 128.—With acc. and inf.: “digitis ita figuratis ut temporis et aevi (Janum) esse deum indicent,Plin. 34, 7, 16, § 33.—
II. In partic.
A. To intimate, give a hint of, to state briefly, mention: “indicare convenit, quae prodit Onesicritus,Plin. 6, 23, 26, § 96: “aliquid obiter,id. 33, 1, 5, § 15: “nominatim,id. 15, 14, 15, § 49: “ut indicavimus,id. 36, 15, 24, § 115.—
B. To set or tell the price of a thing, to value, put a price on: hanc eme. Do. Modo ut sciam, quanti indicet, etc., Plaut. Pers. 4, 4, 25: “indica, fac pretium,id. ib. 37: “cum postulasset, ut sibi fundus semel indicaretur,Cic. Off. 3, 15, 62. —
C. In jurid. Lat., to carry on a judicial process to conviction: “Indicasse est detulisse, arguisse, accusasse et convicisse,Dig. 50, 16, 197.
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