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rĕd-ĭgo , ēgi, actum, 3, v. a. ago.
I. To drive, lead, or bring back (syn. reduco).
A. Lit.: “(Sol) Disjectos redegit equos,Lucr. 5, 403: “si materiem nostram collegerit aetas Post obitum, rursumque redegerit, ut sita nunc est,bring it back, restore it to its present condition, id. 3, 848: “filia parva duas redigebat rupe capellas,Ov. F. 4, 511: “tauros in gregem,Varr. R. R. 2, 5, 12; cf.: “in sua rura boves,Ov. F. 3, 64: “oppidani (hostem) fusum fugatumque in castra redigunt,Liv. 21, 9: “hostium equitatum in castra,id. 26, 10: “turbam ferro in hostes,id. 37, 43: “aliquem Capuam,id. 26, 12 fin.: “aliquem in exsilium,Just. 9, 4, 7. —
B. Trop.: “rem ad pristinam belli rationem redegit,Caes. B. C. 1, 76 fin.: “annum neglegentia conturbatum ad pristinam rationem,Suet. Aug. 31: “disciplinam militarem ad priscos mores,Liv. 8, 6 fin.: aliquid ad ultimam sui generis formam speciemque, Cic. Or. 3, 10: “omnia redegit in singulas rationes praeceptionis,Auct. Her. 4, 2, 3: “aliquem in concordiam,Plaut. Am. 1, 2, 13: “vos in gratiam,Ter. Phorm. 5, 7, 73: “tu, qui ais, redige in memoriam,recall it to my mind, id. ib. 2, 3, 36: “in memoriam,Cic. Phil. 2, 7, 18; id. Fam. 1, 9, 9: “(poëtae) formidine fustis Ad bene dicendum delectandumque redacti,brought back, reduced, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 155.—Far more freq.,
II. (With the idea of agere predominant; cf. recido and redeo, II.) To get together, call in, collect, raise, receive, take a sum of money or the like by selling, etc.: “cum omnem pecuniam ex aerario exhausissetis, ex vectigalibus redegissetis, ab omnibus regibus coëgissetis,Cic. Agr. 2, 36, 98; cf.: “pecuniam ex bonis patriis,id. Phil. 13, 5, 10; “and simply pecuniam,id. Rab. Post. 13, 37; Hor. Epod. 2, 69: “omne argentum tibi,to scrape together, Plaut. Pers. 2, 5, 23: “bona vendit, pecuniam redigit ... pecunia, quam ex Agonidis bonis redegisset,Cic. Div. in Caecil. 16, 56; cf. Liv. 5, 16: “quod omnis frumenti copia decumarum nomine penes istum esset redacta, etc.,Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 73, § 171: “fructus,Dig. 36, 4, 5, § 22 (after colere agros); 22, 1, 46; cf.: “pars maxima (praedae) ad quaestorem redacta est,Liv. 5, 19: “fructus ad eum,Dig. 10, 2, 51: “quicquid captum ex hostibus est, vendidit Fabius, consul, ac redegit in publicum,paid it into the public treasury, Liv. 2, 42: “venditum sub hastā in aerarium,id. 4, 53: “(patres) victi irā vetuere reddi (bona regia), vetuere in publicum redigi,id. 2, 5, 1; cf.: “praedam in fiscum,Tac. H. 4, 72: “aliquid in commune,Dig. 17, 2, 52, § 6.—
B. To bring or reduce a thing to any condition, circumstance, etc.; to make or render it so and so (cf. reddo); constr. with in (so most freq.), ad, sub, an adv. of place, absol., or with a double acc.
(α). With in: “viros in servitutem,Plaut. Aul. 2, 1, 47: “Aeduos in servitutem,Caes. B. G. 2, 14, 3: “in pristinam sortem servitutis,Just. 6, 5, 1: “vidulum in potestatem alicujus,Plaut. Rud. 5, 3, 22: “civitatem in potestatem,Caes. B. G. 7, 13 fin.; Hirt. B. G. 8, 24 fin.; 45; Cic. Quint. 55, 152; id. Phil. 5, 17, 46; Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 13, § 33; Tac. Agr. 18; Vell. 2, 94, 4; cf.: “civitatem in dicionem potestatemque populi Romani,Caes. B. G. 2, 34 fin.: “aliquos in dicionem,Cic. Balb. 10, 25; Liv. 41, 19: “gentes in dicionem hujus imperii,Cic. Phil. 4, 5, 13: “Arvernos in provinciam,to reduce to a province, Caes. B. G. 1, 45; 7, 77 fin.; cf.: “partem Britanniae, etc., in formam provinciae,Tac. Agr. 14; Suet. Caes. 25; id. Aug. 18; id. Tib. 37 fin.; id. Calig. 1; Liv. Epit. 45; 93: “in formulam provinciae,Vell. 2, 38, 1: “in formam praefecturae,id. 2, 44, 4: “in id redactus sum loci, Ut, etc.,Ter. Phorm. 5, 7, 86; cf.: “republicā in tranquillum redactā,Liv. 3, 40; and: “mentem in veros timores,Hor. C. 1, 37, 15: “si hoc genus (pecuniarum) in unum redigatur,be brought into one mass, Cic. Phil. 5, 4, 13: “dispositio est, per quam illa, quae invenimus, in ordinem redigimus,reduce to order, Auct. Her. 3, 9, 16; cf.: “arbores in ordinem certaque intervalla,Quint. 8, 3, 9; but: ut veteres grammatici auctores alios in ordinem redegerint, alios omnino exemerint numero, brought, admitted into the rank of classics (cf. Gr. ἐγκρίνειν; opp. numero eximere = ἐκκρίνειν): “libertinos in equestrem ordinem,Lampr. Alex. Sev. 18; Just. 5, 6, 5; Quint. 1, 4, 3; “for which: redigere aliquem (poëtam) in numerum,id. 10, 1, 54; “also,to lower, degrade, Suet. Vesp. 15; v. ordo; cf. Liv. ap. Prisc. 1173 P.; Plin. Ep. 2, 6, 5: “quod prosa scriptum redigere in quaedam versiculorum genera,Quint. 9, 4, 52: “in hanc consuetudinem memoriā exercitatione redigendā,id. 11, 2, 45: “servos, in dominium nostrum,Dig. 1, 5, 5: “in nihilum redigam te, et non eris,Vulg. Ezech. 26, 21: “in cinerem,id. 2 Pet. 2, 6: provinciam in solitudinem, Lact. de Ira Dei, 5, 4.—
(β). With ad: “aliquem ad inopiam redigere,to reduce to poverty, Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 56: “aliquem ad incitas,Plaut. Poen. 4, 2, 85; id. Trin. 2, 4, 136: “genus id ad interitum,Lucr. 5, 877; Cic. ap. Lact. 7, 11, 5; cf.: “prope ad internecionem gente ac nomine Nerviorum redacto,Caes. B. G. 2, 28: “ad nihilum redigere,Vulg. Psa. 72, 20: “victoriam ad vanum et irritum,to render empty and useless, Liv. 26, 37 fin.: cf.: spem ad irritum, id. 28, 31: “aliquid ante dubium ad certum,to render certain, id. 44, 15: “carnes excrescentes ad aequalitatem,Plin. 30, 13, 39, § 113 (shortly afterwards reducunt); cf.: “cicatrices ad planum,id. 20, 9, 36, § 93: “aliquem ad desperationem,Suet. Aug. 81; Just. 6, 5, 7 et saep.: “redegit se ad pallium et crepidas,Suet. Tib. 13.—
(δ). With adv. of place: “eo redigis me, ut, etc.,Ter. Eun. 4, 4, 23: “eo, ut,Flor. 1, 2, 4: “hem! Quo redactus sum!Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 7.—(ε) Absol.: ut credam, redigunt animum mihi argumenta, Att. ap. Non. 174, 10 (Trag. Rel. v. 516 Rib.): ut ejus animum retundam, redigam, ut, quo se vortat, nesciat, bring it down, so that, etc., Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 73; Lucr. 1, 553.— (ζ) With double acc., to make or render a thing something (very rare; “more freq. reddere): quae facilia ex difficillimis animi magnitudo redegerat,Caes. B. G. 2, 27 fin.: “(Ubios) Suevi multo humiliores infirmioresque redegerunt,id. ib. 4, 3 fin.; Aus. Mos. 224.—
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