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ad-jĭcĭo (better adicio ), jēci, jectum, 3, v. a. jacio,
I.to throw or cast a thing to, to put or place at or near.—Constr.: aliquid alicui rei.
I. In gen.: “rogum bustumve novum vetat propius sexaginta pedes adici aedes alienas,to place nearer than, Cic. Leg. 2, 24: “hordei numero ad summam tritici adjecto,Cic. Verr. 3, 188: “adjectoque cavae supplentur sanguine venae,Ov. M. 7, 291; so ib. 266; 14, 276.— More freq. trop.: quo ne imprudentiam quidem oculorum adici fas fuit, to turn the eyes pryingly to, to direct the sight to, etc., Cic. Leg. 2, 14, 36: “Parthus adjecit Armeniae manum,Vell. 2, 100: “album calculum errori,to approve, Plin. Ep. 1, 2. —With in: “virus in anguīs,Ov. A. A. 3, 7: “telum ex locis superioribus in litus,to throw, to hurl, Caes. B. G. 4, 23, 3.—
B. Transf. to mental objects, to turn or direct the mind, eye, etc., to, to fasten them upon something.—With dat. or ad: “qui amabilitati animum adiceret,Plaut. Poen. 5, 4, 1: “animum militi,id. Mil. 3, 3, 34: “ad virginem animum adjecit,Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 63: “cum ad omnia vestra pauci homines cupiditatis oculos adjecissent,Cic. Agr. 2, 10: “plane videbant adjectum esse oculum hereditati,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 15, § 37 (diff. from adicere oculos, cited above): “adjecit animum ad consilium,Liv. 25, 37: “novo etiam consilio animum adjecit,id. 28, 33.—
II. Esp.
A. To add or apply to a thing by way of increase, to increase, = προστιθέναι (cf. addo).—Lit. and trop.; constr. with ad or dat.: “ad bellicam laudem ingenii gloriam,Cic. Off. 1, 32: “decus alicui,Vell. 2, 36: “aliquantum ea res duci famae et auctoritatis adjecit,Liv. 44, 33: so id. 10, 7; 24, 5; Tac. Agr. 26; Suet. Oth. 11; id. Tib. 67; id. Calig. 15; id. Caes. 38 al.: “morem ritusque sacrorum adiciam,Verg. A. 12, 837: “adjecere bonae paulo plus artis Athenac,Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 43; so Ov. M. 10, 656; id. P. l, 8, 56; Vulg. Matt. 6, 27 and 33; also to add a new thought to what has preceded (cf.: addo, accedo, advenio; hence, like addo, in the sing., though several persons are addressed): “huc natas adice septem,Ov. M. 6, 182.—
B. Of a speaker, to add to what has already been said. —Constr. with acc. and inf. (only in Vell. and in the histt. after the Aug. per.): “adiciens numquam defuturos raprores Italicae libertatis lupos,Vell. 2, 27, 2; so, “adjecerat Tiberius non id tempus censurae nec defuturum corrigendi auctorem,Tac. A. 2, 33: “adjecit in domo ejus venenum esse,id. ib. 4, 21.—Rarely followed by orat. directa: “cum dixisset ... adjecissetque: Si quid huic acciderit, etc.,Vell. 2, 32, 1.—With ut and subj., Liv. 2, 27.—
C. In anctions, t. t., to add to a bid, to out-bid: liciti sunt usque adeo, quoad se efficere posse arbitrabantur; “super adjecit Aeschrio,bid on, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 33, § 77 B. and K.; but cf. Zumpt ad h. l.; Dig. 18, 2, 19.—
D. In gen., in the Vulg. by Hebraism (cf. ), to add to do, to do further: adjecit Dominus loqui, the Lord furthermore spake, Isa. 7, 10: “non adiciet, ut resurgat,” ib. 24, 20: “adiciens dixit parabolam,ib. Luc. 19, 11.
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