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receptus ūs, m

re-+CAP-, a taking back, retraction, recantation : nimis pertinacis sententiae, L.—Of troops, a falling back, retiring, retreat, way of retreat : expeditum ad suos receptum habere, Cs.: ut nec receptum a tergo circumvenit haberent, L.: cum receptus primis non esset, L.: ut in Siciliam receptus daretur, Cs.: haud facili inde receptu, retreat being difficult , L.—In phrases with cano or signum : Caesar receptui cani iussit, to sound a retreat , Cs.: signum dare receptui, signal for retreat , L.—Fig., a retreat, withdrawal, way of escape : receptum ad poenitendum habere, L.: a malis consiliis, L.—In phrases with cano or signum : revocante et receptui canente senatu, i. e. directing him to stop hostilities : a miseriis contemplandis canere receptui, to give the signal for leaving off , etc.: (bucina) cecinit iussos inflata receptūs, O.: cane, Musa, receptūs, i. e. cease , O.A refuge, place of shelter : habere ad Caesaris amicitiam receptum, Cs.: ad expertam clementiam, L.

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