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indŭo , ŭi, ūtum, ĕre, v. a. cf. Gr. ἐνδύω,
I.to put on an article of dress or ornament (class.).
I. Lit.: “Herculi tunicam,Cic. Tusc. 2, 8, 20: “sibi torquem,id. Fin. 2, 22, 73: “galeam,Caes. B. G. 2, 21: “zmaragdos et sardonychas,Plin. 37, 6, 23, § 85: “anulum,Cic. Off. 3, 9, 38: “alicui insignia Bacchi,Ov. M. 6, 598.— Pass., with a Gr. acc.: “Androgei galeam clipeique insigne decorum Induitur,Verg. A. 2, 392: “et eamst (sc. vestem) indutus?Ter. Eun. 4, 4, 40: scalas, to place a ladder on one's shoulders by putting one's head between the rounds, Ov. M. 14, 650: se in aliquid, or with the dat., to fall into or upon, to be entangled in, be covered with, adorned with; with in and acc.: “se in laqueum,Plaut. Cas. 1, 25: “cum venti se in nubem induerint,Cic. Div. 2, 19, 44: cum se nux plurima silvis induet in florem, clothe or deck itself, Verg. G. 1, 188; cf.: “quos induerat Circe in vultus ac terga ferarum,” i. e. clothed with the forms of, id. A. 7, 20.—With abl.: “se vallis,Caes. B. G. 7, 73: “se hastis,Liv. 44, 41, 9: “pomis se arbos induit,decks itself with, Verg. G. 4, 143: “vites se induunt uvis,Col. 4, 24, 12: “cinis induit urbes,covers, envelops, Val. Fl. 4, 509: “Aegyptus ... tantis segetibus induebantur,Plin. Pan. 30: “num majore fructu vitis se induerit?Anthol. Lat. 5, 69, 5 Burm.: “foliis sese induit arbor,Ov. M. 7, 280.—
II. Trop., to put on, assume: “habes somnum imaginem mortis eamque quotidie induis,Cic. Tusc. 1, 38, 92: “ponit enim personam amici, cum induit judicis,assumes the part of a judge, id. Off. 3, 10, 43: “juvenis longe alius ingenio, quam cujus simulationem induerat,Liv. 1, 56, 7: “sibi cognomen,Cic. Fin. 2, 22, 73: “et illorum (mortuorum regum) sibi nomina quasi personas aliquas induerunt,Lact. 2, 16, 3: “magnum animum,Tac. A. 11, 7: “mores Persarum,Curt. 6, 6: “munia ducis,Tac. A. 1, 69: “falsos pavores,id. H. 4, 38: “hostiles spiritus,id. ib. 4, 57: “habitus ac voces dolentum,id. A. 4, 12: “seditionem,to engage in, id. ib. 2, 15: “societatem,id. ib. 12, 13: “proditorem et hostem,to assume the part of traitor and enemy, id. ib. 16, 28: “diversa,to assume different opinions, take different sides, id. ib. 6, 33: “personis fictam orationem,to attribute, Quint. 4, 1, 28: “et eloquentiam pueris induunt adhuc nascentibus,impose upon, Petr. S. 4: “sua confessione induatur ac juguletur, necesse est,entangle himself, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 64, § 166: “videte, in quot se laqueos induerit, quorum ex nullo se umquam expediet,id. ib. 2, 2, 42, § “102: se in captiones,id. Div. 2, 17, 41: “non se purgavit, sed indicavit atque induit,id. Mur. 25, 51.
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