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trans-mitto or trāmitto , mīsi, missum, 3, v. a.
I. To send, carry, or convey across, over, or through; to send off, despatch, transmit from one place or person to another (syn.: transfero, traicio, traduco).
A. Lit.: “mihi illam ut tramittas: argentum accipias,Plaut. Ep. 3, 4, 27: “illam sibi,id. ib. 1, 2, 52: “exercitus equitatusque celeriter transmittitur (i. e. trans flumen),are conveyed across, Caes. B. G. 7, 61: “legiones,Vell. 2, 51, 1: “cohortem Usipiorum in Britanniam,Tac. Agr. 28: “classem in Euboeam ad urbem Oreum,Liv. 28, 5, 18: “magnam classem in Siciliam,id. 28, 41, 17: “unde auxilia in Italiam transmissurus erat,id. 23, 32, 5; 27, 15, 7: transmissum per viam tigillum, thrown over or across, id. 1, 26, 10: “ponte transmisso,Suet. Calig. 22 fin.: in partem campi pecora et armenta, Tac. A. 13, 55: “materiam in formas,Col. 7, 8, 6.—
B. Trop.
1. To carry over, transfer, etc.: “bellum in Italiam,Liv. 21, 20, 4; so, “bellum,Tac. A. 2, 6: “vitia cum opibus suis Romam (Asia),Just. 36, 4, 12: vim in aliquem, to send against, i. e. employ against, Tac. A. 2, 38.—
2. To hand over, transmit, commit: “et quisquam dubitabit, quin huic hoc tantum bellum transmittendum sit, qui, etc.,should be intrusted, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 14, 42: “alicui signa et summam belli,Sil. 7, 383: “hereditas transmittenda alicui,to be made over, Plin. Ep. 8, 18, 7; and with inf.: “et longo transmisit habere nepoti,Stat. S. 3, 3, 78 (analog. to dat habere, Verg. A. 9, 362; “and, donat habere,id. ib. 5, 262); “for which: me famulo famulamque Heleno transmisit habendam,id. ib. 3, 329: “omne meum tempus amicorum temporibus transmittendum putavi,should be devoted, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 1, 1: “poma intacta ore servis,Tac. A. 4, 54.—
3. To let go: animo transmittente quicquid acceperat, letting pass through, i. e. forgetting, Sen. Ep. 99, 6: “mox Caesarem vergente jam senectā munia imperii facilius tramissurum,would let go, resign, Tac. A. 4, 41: “Junium mensem transmissum,passed over, omitted, id. ib. 16, 12 fin.: “Gangen amnem et quae ultra essent,to leave unconquered, Curt. 9, 4, 17: “leo imbelles vitulos Transmittit,Stat. Th. 8, 596.—
II. To go or pass over or across, to cross over; to cross, pass, go through, traverse, etc.
A. Lit.
1. In gen.
(α). Act.: “grues cum maria transmittant,Cic. N. D. 2, 49, 125: “cur ipse tot maria transmisit,id. Fin. 5, 29, 87; so, “maria,id. Rep. 1, 3, 6: “satis constante famā jam Iberum Poenos transmisisse,Liv. 21, 20, 9 (al. transisse): “quem (Euphratem) ponte,Tac. A. 15, 7: “fluvium nando,Stat. Th. 9, 239: “lacum nando,Sil. 4, 347: “murales fossas saltu,id. 8, 554: “equites medios tramittunt campos,ride through, Lucr. 2, 330; cf.: “cursu campos (cervi),run through, Verg. A. 4, 154: quantum Balearica torto Funda potest plumbo medii transmittere caeli, can send with its hurled bullet, i. e. can send its bullet, Ov. M. 4, 710: “tectum lapide vel missile,to fling over, Plin. 28, 4, 6, § 33; cf.: “flumina disco,Stat. Th. 6, 677.—In pass.: “duo sinus fuerunt, quos tramitti oporteret: utrumque pedibus aequis tramisimus,Cic. Att. 16, 6, 1: “transmissus amnis,Tac. A. 12, 13: “flumen ponte transmittitur,Plin. Ep. 8, 8, 5.—
2. In partic., to go over, desert to a party: “Domitius transmisit ad Caesa rem,Vell. 2, 84 fin. (syn. transfugio).—
B. Trop. (post-Aug.).
1. In gen., to pass over, leave untouched or disregarded (syn praetermitto): “haud fas, Bacche, tuos taci tum tramittere honores,Sil. 7, 162; cf.: “sententiam silentio, deinde oblivio,Tac. H. 4, 9 fin.: “nihil silentio,id. ib. 1, 13; “4, 31: aliquid dissimulatione,id. A. 13, 39: “quae ipse pateretur,Suet. Calig. 10; id. Vesp. 15. —
2. In partic., of time, to pass, spend (syn. ago): “tempus quiete,Plin. Ep. 9, 6, 1: so, “vitam per obscurum,Sen. Ep. 19, 2: steriles annos, Stat. S. 4, 2, 12: “aevum,id. ib. 1, 4, 124: “quattuor menses hiemis inedia,Plin. 8, 25, 38, § 94: “vigiles noctes,Stat. Th. 3, 278 et saep. — Transf.: “febrium ardorem,” i. e. to undergo, endure, Plin. Ep. 1, 22, 7; cf. “discrimen,id. ib. 8, 11, 2: “secessus, voluptates, etc.,id. ib. 6, 4, 2.
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