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-cordor , ātus, 1,
I.v. dep. a. and n. cor.
I. To think over, bethink one's self of, be mindful of a thing (as the result of the reminisci, the recalling of it to memory), to call to mind, remember, recollect (freq. and class.; cf. “recognosco): quod jam pueri ita celeriter res innumerabiles arripiant, ut eas non tum primum arripere videantur, sed reminisci et recordari. Haec sunt Platonis fere,Cic. Sen. 21, 78; cf. id. Tusc. 1, 24, 57: “sed parum est me hoc meminisse: spero etiam te, qui oblivisci nihil soles, nisi injurias, reminiscentem recordari,id. Lig. 12, 35.— Constr.
(β). With obj.-clause: recordabantur, eadem se superiore anno in Hispaniā perpessos, Caes. B. C. 3, 47; Ov. M. 13, 705: hoc genus poenae saepe in improbos civis esse usurpatum recordatur. Cic. Cat. 4, 4, 7; id. Ep. ad Brut. 1, 5; and, acc. to the analogy of memini, with inf. pres.: “ego recordor longe omnibus unum anteferre Demosthenem,id. Or. 7, 23.—
(δ). With gen. (freq. in late Lat.; in Cic. only in two foll. passages, for in Cic. Planc. 28, 69, the true read. is meritum): “recordans superioris tuae transmissionis,Cic. Att. 4, 19, 1: “flagitiorum suorum recordabitur,id. Pis. 6, 12: “pacti mei,Vulg. Ezech. 16, 60: “nominis Domini, id. Amos, 6, 11: verborum,id. Luc. 24, 6 et saep.—(ε) With de: “tu si meliore memoriā es, velim scire, ecquid de te recordere,Cic. Tusc. 1, 6, 13; id. Planc. 42, 104; id. Q. Fr. 2, 1, 7, § 23; id. Sest. 1, 1; id. Lig. 12, 35.— (ζ) Absol.: “et, ut recordor, tibi meam (epistulam) misi,Cic. Att. 13, 6, 3.—
II. To think of, meditate, ponder something future (rare): “nunc ego non tantum, quae sum passura, recordor,Ov. H. 10, 79: “omnium captivitatem et miserrimam servitutem,Just. 5, 7, 10.?*!
a. Act. collat. form recordavit, Quadrig. ap. Non. 475, 27; Varr. L. L. 6, 6, 46.—
b. Part. perf. in a pass. signif.: “ad recordata poenalis vitae debita,preserved in the memory, Sid. Ep. 9, 3 med.
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