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antĕ-verto (archaic -vor- ), ti, sum, 3, v. a. (as
I.dep antevortar, Plaut. Bacch. 3, 5, 1), to place one's self before, to go or come before, to precede.
II. Trop.
A. To anticipate: miror, ubi ego huic antevorterim, * Ter. Eun. 4, 5, 12: “mihi Fannius antevertit,Cic. Am. 4, 16: “damnationem veneno,Tac. A. 13, 30.—
B. To prefer, to place before: “rebus aliis antevortar, ut, etc.,Plaut. Bacch. 3, 5, 1: “Caesar omnibus consiliis antevertendum existimavit, ut, etc.,Caes. B. G. 7, 7 (where omnibus consiliis are not, as Herz. ad h. l. supposes, the abl., but analog. to rebus aliis in the preced. example, in the dat., e. g.: prae omnibus aliis consiliis id efficiendum existimavit ut, etc., Fr.).
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