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ad-ligō (all-) āvī, ātus, āre,

to bind to, tie to: reliquos ad palum.—Esp., to bind up, bandage: volnus, L.—To fetter, shackle: adligari se patitur, Ta.—To hold fast: adligat ancora (navīs), V.— Fig., to hinder, detain, keep back: illi filium, i. e. keep at home, T.: populum ... novo quaestionis genere, to hamper: palus inamabilis undā Adligat (sc. eos), keeps imprisoned, V.—To bind, oblige, lay under obligation: alqm beneficio: nuptiis adligatus: lex omnīs adligat: furti se adligat, convicts himself, T.—To impugn, accuse: adligatum Oppianici nomen esse. — Of words: verba certā lege versūs, by a fixed metrical form.

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