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-grĕdĭor , gressus, 3,
I.v. dep. n. [gradior], to go or come back; to turn back, return (class.; syn.: revertor, redeo).
B. In milit. lang., to march back, withdraw, retire, retreat: “illi autem hoc acrius instabant neque regredi nostros patiebantur,Caes. B. C. 3, 45; id. B. G. 2, 23; 5, 44: “statim in collis regredi,Sall. J. 55, 8; Front. Strat. 3, 11, 1, and 2.—
II. Trop.
2. Law t. t., to have recourse: “ad venditorem,Dig. 21, 2, 21, § 3.?*! Act. form regrĕdo : gradum regredere, Enn. ap. Non. 166, 23 (Trag. v. 13 Vahl.).
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