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in -dīco , xi, ctum, 3 (
I.imp. indice, Plaut. Ps. 1, 5, 132: “indixti for indixisti,Front. de Cels. Ep. 3), v. a. in-dico, to declare publicly, to proclaim, publish, announce, to appoint (class.): “totius Galliae concilium Bibracte indicitur,Caes. B. G. 7, 63; Liv. 1, 50, 4: “forum,Verg. A. 5, 758: Romae dierum viginti supplicatio indicitur, Caes. B. G. 7, 90: “exercitum in aliquem locum,to order it to, Liv. 6, 12; cf. “of time: comitia in trinum nundinum,id. 3, 35, 1: “bellum populo Romano suo nomine indixit,Cic. Cat. 2, 6, 14; cf. Varr. L. L. 6, § 61 Müll.: “dies indicta pugnae,Liv. 10, 27, 3: “justitium,Cic. Phil. 5, 12, 31: familiaribus cenas, to invite one's self as their guest, Suet. Ner. 27: “iter alicui,Verg. A. 7, 468: “funus,to invite to a funeral, Varr. L. L. 6, § 61 Müll.; Cic. Leg. 2, 24, 61; Suet. Caes. 84: “simul divom templis indicit honorem,a thanksgiving, Verg. A. 1, 632; 3, 264; Sil. 7, 90.—With ut: “in diem certam ut ad lucum Ferentinae conveniant indicit,Liv. 1, 50, 1. —
II. Esp.
A. To appoint a place of gathering, fix, name a destination or rendezvous: “exercitu indicto ad portam Esquilinam in posteram diem,Liv. 6, 22, 8: “exercitus omnis Aquiloniam est indictus,id. 10, 38, 4: “exercitus Pisas indictus erat,id. 40, 41, 7: “clam exercitu indicto,id. 41, 14, 2.—
B. To impose, enjoin, inflict: “multam,to impose a penalty, Plin. 18, 3, 3, § 11: “tributum,Liv. 4, 60; cf.: “servorum numerum et pondus argenti senatoribus,Tac. H. 3, 58: “populo famem indixit,Suet. Cal. 26 fin.: “sibimet ipse exsilium indixit,Liv. 39, 52, 9; cf.: sibi patientiam, to enjoin upon one's self, Sen. Ep. 123, 5: “iter ad regem Latinum Indicit primis juvenum,Verg. A. 7, 468: “certum dominis servorum numerum,Suet. Ner. 44; id. Aug. 25: “libertus, cui patronus operas indicere vellet,to prescribe, Gai. Inst. 4, 162.
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