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prō-do , dĭdi, dĭtum, 3 (archaic produit for prodiderit, = porro dederit, porticum sartam tectamque habeto, prodito, Lex Censor. ap. Fest. p. 229, 17 Müll.;
I.pres. part. abl. sing. prodente, Cic. Tusc. 2, 13, 31), v. a.
I. To give, put, or bring forth (class.; “syn. edo, profero, promo): prodit fumoso con dita vina cado,Ov. F. 5, 518: “suspiria pectore,id. M. 1, 656: “hydraulam et choraulam,to show, Suet. Ner. 54: “exemplum tur pe,to give a bad example, Vell. 2, 119, 4: “perniciosum exemplum,Cic. Fl. 11, 25: “prodendi exempli causā,of setting an example, Liv. 1, 11, 7.—
B. In partic.
1. To bring forth, bear, produce (poet.): parvā prodite patriā, Att. ap. App. de Deo Socr. p. 55: “quae tam festa dies ut cesset prodere furem, Perfidiam, fraudes,Juv. 13, 23.—
2. To put forth in writing, i. e. to publish, make known, relate, report, record: “cum decretum proditur, lex veri rectique proditur,Cic. Ac. 2, 9, 27: “Procilius non idem prodidit, quod Piso,Varr. L. L. 5, § 148: “ea, quae scriptores Graeciae prodiderunt,Cic. Tusc. 1, 13, 29: “haec monumenta nobis litterae prodiderunt,id. Planc. 39, 94: Thucydides ossa ejus clam ab amicis esse sepulta, memoriae prodidit, has handed down to memory, i. e. has recorded, Nep. Them. 10, 5: “hujus bella gesta multi memoriae prodiderunt,id. Hann. 13, 3: “ut produnt,as they say. Plin. 34, 7, 16, § 33: prodere aliquid memoriā, to put forth from memory, i. e. to record, relate: “quos natos in insulā ipsā, memoriā proditum dicunt,Caes. B. G. 5, 12: “ut quod proditum memoriā est,Cic. Rep. 2, 31, 54.—Esp., to publish, proclaim any one as appointed to an office, i. e. to appoint, elect, create a public officer of any kind (syn.: “creo, designo): cum populo agendi jus esto ei, quem produnt patres consulum creandorum ergo,Cic. Leg. 3, 4, 10; “flaminem,id. Mil. 17, 46: “interregem,id. Dom. 14, 38: “dictatorem,Dig. 1, 2, 2, § 18; to make known, disclose, discover, betray, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 75: “homine prodente conscios,Cic. Tusc. 2, 13, 31: “crimen vultu,Ov. M. 2, 447: “tamquam prodiderim quidquid scio,Juv. 9, 97: “arcanum,id. 9, 115.—
4. To give up, surrender, abandon: rem summam, Enn. ap. Fest. p. 229 Müll. (Ann. v. 411 Vahl.): “suam vitam, et Pecuniam omnem,Ter. Heaut. 3, 1, 70.—
II. To extend, permit to go farther.
A. To put off, defer (anteclass.), Fest. p. 242 Müll.—
B. To prolong, = produco, de mendico male meretur qui ei dat quod edit, nam illi prodit vitam ad miseriam, Plaut. Trin. 2, 2, 58 sq.
D. To propagate (poet.): “qui genus alto a sanguine Teucri Proderet,Verg. A. 4, 230.
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