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suffrāgor , ātus, 1,
I.v. dep. n. [suffragium], publicists' t. t., to vote for, to support with one's vote and interest.
I. Lit.: si nihil erit praeter ipsorum suffragium, tenue est; “si, ut suffragantur, nihil valent gratiā,Cic. Mur. 34, 71: “suffragandi libido,id. Leg. 3, 15, 34: “convenerant undique, non suffragandi modo sed etiam spectandi causā P. Scipionis,Liv. 28, 38, 8.—
II. Transf., in gen., to be favorable, to favor, recommend, support (class.; syn.: faveo, studeo).
(α). With dat.: “domus suffragata domino,Cic. Off. 1, 39, 138; id. Planc. 1, 1: “tibi Hortensius suffragatur, me oppugnat,id. Div. in Caecil. 7, 23: “mihi videris fratrem laudando suffragari tibi,id. Leg. 1, 1, 1: “cui legi istius spes falsa et insignis impudentia maxime suffragatur,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 69, § 178: a te peto, ut dignitati meae suffrageris, Planc. ap Cic. Fam. 10, 7, 2: laudi nostrae, Lentul. ib. 12, 14, 4: huic consilio suffragabatur etiam illa res, quod, etc., * Caes. B. C. 1, 61; cf.: “voluntas defuncti ei sententiae,Dig. 32, 1, 95: “pronuntiatio, cui suffragatur vox facilis,Quint. 11, 3, 40.—
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