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impĕtro (inp- ), āvi, ātum, 1 (archaic
I.inf. pres. pass. impetrarier, Plaut. Rud. 3, 3, 40; inf. fut. act. impetrassere, id. Aul. 4, 7, 6; id. Cas. 2, 3, 53; id. Mil. 4, 3, 35; id. Stich. 1, 2, 23), v. a. in-patro, to accomplish, effect, bring to pass; to get, obtain, procure, esp. by exertion, request, entreaty (class.; cf.: obtineo, adipiscor, consequor).
I. In gen., constr. with acc., ut, ne, the simple subj., or absol.
(β). With ut, ne, or the simple subj.: Cl. Quid, si ego impetro atque exoro a vilico, causa mea Ut eam illi permittat? St. Quid si ego ab armigero impetro, Eam illi permittat? atque hoc, credo, impetrassere, Plaut. Cas. 2, 3, 51 sq.: “impetrabis igitur a Caesare, ut, etc.,Cic. Att. 9, 2, A, 1; Q. Cic. Pet. Cons. 7, 26: “a Sequanis impetrat, ut per fines suos ire Helvetios patiantur,Caes. B. G. 1, 9 fin.: “verbisne istis, ut pugnent, te impetraturum credis,Liv. 2, 46, 6: “postremo impetravi, ut ne quid ei succenseat,Plaut. Bacch. 3, 6, 4: “suadeo, a te impetres, ne sis nugax,Petr. 52: “tandem impetravi abiret,Plaut. Trin. 2, 4, 190.— Pass. impers.: aegre ab iis impetratum est summa tribunorum plebis contentione, ut in senatu recitarentur (litterae); “ut vero ex litteris ad senatum referretur, impetrari non potuit,Caes. B. C. 1, 1, 1; Plin. 16, 32, 59, § 136.—In abl. of the part. perf.: “impetrato, ut manerent,Liv. 9, 30, 10; Vell. 2, 107, 2.—
(δ). Absol.: “incipere multo est quam impetrare facilius,Plaut. Poen. 5, 2, 14: “hilarus exit, impetravit,id. Mil. 4, 4, 62; id. As. 3, 3, 131: Ca. Jus hic orat. Ly. Impetrabit te advocato atque arbitro, id. Trin. 5, 2, 37: “quid attinet dicere, si contendisset, impetraturum non fuisse, cum, etc.?Cic. Lael. 11, 39: “si id ita fecisset ... si non impetraret, etc.,Caes. B. G. 1, 35, 4: “cum ab proximis impetrare non possent, ulteriores tentant,id. ib. 6, 2, 2: “simul, ut, si quid possent, de induciis fallendo impetrarent,id. ib. 4, 13, 5; id. B. C. 1, 22 fin.; cf.: “sperare, ab eo de sua ac militum salute impetrare posse,id. B. G. 5, 36, 3; Hirt. ap. Cic. Att. 15, 6, 2.—Esp.: impetras, you have your request, i. e. I will do as you desire, nolo ames. Pae. Facile impetras, Plaut. Pers. 2, 2, 63: adpropera! age, amabo! Mu. Impetras, abeo, id. Cas. 2, 2, 39; cf. id. Ep. 2, 2, 119; id. Cas. 2, 3, 17.—
II. Esp.
B. In mal. part., to obtain, get possession of: “ut superior sis mihi quam quisquam qui impetrant,Plaut. Men. 1, 3, 10.
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