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dēcessus , ūs, m. decedo,
I.a going away, departure (opp. accessus—good prose).
I. In gen.: “post Dionysii decessum,Nep. Tim. 2, 3.—
II. Esp.
A. The withdrawal, retirement of a magistrate from the province he has governed (in Cic. oftener decessio): “post M. Bruti decessum,Cic. Phil. 2, 38; so Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 10 fin.
B. Pregn., decrease, disappearance, departure: “aestūs,the ebbing, subsidence, Caes. B. G. 3, 13; “Nili,Plin. 18, 18, 47, § 168: “febris,Cels. 3, 12: “morbi,Gell. 4, 2, 13.—
2. Decease, death: “amicorum decessu plerique angi solent,Cic. Lael. 3, 10; cf.: EX DECESSV L. CAESARIS, Cenot. Pis. ap. Orell. Inscr. 643.
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