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-servo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., keep back, save up, qs. for future use; to reserve (very freq. and class.; cf. repono); constr.: aliquid (aliquem) ad aliquid, in aliquid, alicui, with a terminal adv. or absol.
(δ). With a terminal adv.: “quid hoc homine facias? aut quo civem importunum reserves?Cic. Sest. 13, 29.—(ε) With a simple object, to keep from perishing, to save, preserve (very rare): “vide ne, cum velis revocare tempus omnium reservandorum, cum qui servetur non erit, non possis,Cic. Fam. 5, 4, 2 Orell. N. cr.; cf.: “partum reservare,Cels. 2, 8 med.: “reservatis Haeduis atque Arvernis,Caes. B. G. 7, 89 fin.: “hominem,Tac. H. 4, 42 fin.: “gladiatores,Suet. Caes. 26: “quaesitique tenax et qui quaesita reservent,Ov. M. 7, 657.
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