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ōmĭnor , ātus, 1, v. dep. (ante-class.
I.act. collat. form ōmĭno , āre: ut tibi bene sit, qui ominas, Pompon. ap. Non. 474, 11) [omen], to forebode, prognosticate, to augur, presage, predict, prophesy (class.; “syn.: divino, auguro, auspicor, vaticinor): malo (alienae) quam nostrae (rei publicae), ominari,Cic. Off. 2, 21, 74: “melius, quaeso, ominare,id. Brut. 96, 329: felix faustumque imperium, Liv. 26, 18, 8: “ac prope certā spe ominatos esse homines finem, etc.,id. 44, 22, 17: “vera de exitu Antonii,Vell. 2, 71, 2: “optamus tibi ominamurque in proximum annum consulatum,Plin. Ep. 4, 15, 5; cf.: “clamor militum et sibi adversa, et Galbae prospera ominantium,wishing, Suet. Ner. 48.—Of things: “naves cum commeatu rediere, velut ominatae ad praedam alteram repetendam sese venisse,as if they had divined, had had a presentiment, Liv. 29, 35, 1; cf. Weissenb. ad id. 27, 31, 3: “male ominatis Parcite verbis,words of evil omen, Hor. C. 3, 14, 11.
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