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in-grĕdĭor , essus 3, (in tmesi:
I.ut velit ire inque gredi,Lucr. 4, 888), v. dep. n. and a. [1. in-gradior]
I. Prop., to go into, to enter (class.; syn. intro, introeo).
3. With intra: “ingrediens intra finem ejus loci,Cic. Caecin. 8, 22: “ingredi intra munitiones,Caes. B. G. 5, 9, 6: “intra fines,id. ib. 2, 4, 2.—
4. With dat.: “castris ingressus Etruscis,Verg. A. 10, 148. —
5. With ad: “ad quos (sc. deos penates) paulo ante ingressus hospitaliter fecerat,Just. 8, 3, 4.—
B. To enter upon, engage in, apply one's self to a thing.
1. With in and acc. (so most freq.): “in vitam paulo serius, tanquam in viam, ingressus,Cic. Brut. 96, 330: “jam ingrediar in disputationem,id. Rep. 1, 24, 38: in eam rationem, id. de Or. 2, 53, 213: “in spem libertatis,id. Fam. 12, 25: “in orationem,id. Phil. 7, 3: “in bellum,id. Cat. 2, 6: “in causam,id. Div. in Caecin. 12, 40; id. Fam. 6, 1, 4; id. Planc. 3, 8: “in sermonem,Caes. B. C. 3, 18: “in rem publicam,to engage in public affairs, Hirt. B. Afr. 22.—
3. With ad: “ad discendum,Cic. de Or. 1, 21, 94.—
C. To enter upon, begin, commence an action, speech, etc.
1. With inf.: “posteaquam sum ingressus eas res mandare monumentis,Cic. Ac. 1, 1, 3: “dicere,id. Att. 15, 11, 2: “describere aliquid,id. de Sen. 14, 49: “scribere,id. Div. 2, 1, 3; Quint. 1, 3, 18: “versare dolos,Verg. A. 11, 704.—
2. Absol.: sic contra est ingressa Venus, thus began Venus (to speak), Verg. A. 4, 107: “Anchises lacrimis ingressus obortis,id. ib. 6, 867.—
4. With in and acc.: “quem ingressum in sermonem Pompeius interpellavit,at the beginning of his speech, Caes. B. C. 3, 18, 3; cf. 1, 2, 2.—
D. Of time, to enter upon, begin, commence: “Caesar decimum nonum annum ingressus,Vell. 2, 61, 1: ingresso vere, when spring has begun or arrived, Luc. 10, 224.—
II. Transf., = incedo.— Prop., to go along, advance, proceed, march.
1. Absol.: si stas, ingredere; “si ingrederis, curre,Cic. Att. 2, 23, 3.—
4. With abl.: “campo,Verg. A. 10, 763: “solo,id. ib. 4, 177; 10, 767.—
B. Fig., to walk, go.
1. With abl.: “vestigiis patris,Cic. Rep. 6, 24, 26; for which,
2. With acc.: “vestigia patris,to follow, walk in, Liv. 37, 53, 11.—
3. With per: “per titulos ingredimurque tuos,Ov. F. 2, 16.—
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