previous next
vŏvĕo , vōvi, vōtum, 2, v. a. and n. etym. dub., vow, i. e. to promise solemnly or sacredly; to devote, dedicate, consecrate something to a deity (syn.: promitto, recipio, dico, dedico).
II. Transf. (from the wish implied in every vow), to wish, wish for a thing (in the verb. finit. rare, and only poet.; “syn. opto): elige, quid voveas,Ov. M. 12, 200: “quae modo voverat, odit,id. ib. 11, 128: “quid voveat dulci nutricula majus alumno?Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 8.— With ut: “ut tua sim voveo,Ov. M. 14, 35: “quae voveam, duo sunt: minimo ut relevere labore, etc.,id. ib. 9, 675.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: