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rēctē adv. with comp. and sup.

rectus, in a straight line, straightly, undeviatingly : ferri.— Fig., rightly, correctly, properly, duly, suitably, appropriately, well, accurately : recte tu quidem, et vere: Tractare, T.: facere: constare: recte factum (opp. turpiter), Cs.: deos tollens recte non dubitat divinationem tollere, consistently : cum fuit cui recte ad te litteras darem, safely : rectissime facere: ambulare, go as he ought : ludi recte facti, L.: procedere, agreeably , H.: apud matrem recte est, i. e. she is quite well : Recte ego mihi vidissem, would have looked out well , T.: vendere, at a high price (opp. male): Ad omnia alia aetate sapimus rectius, T.: rectius bella gerere, L.: rectius occupat Nomen beati, qui, etc., H.—In approval, well, quite well, right, excellently : Quid vos? quo pacto hic? satin recte? (sc. agitur), T.: De . quid fit? quid agitur? Sy . Recte. De . optumest, T.: clamabit, pulchre! bene! recte! H.—As a courteous evasion or refusal, all's well, there's nothing the matter, nothing is wanting, no, thank you: So . quid es tam tristis? Pa . recte, mater, T.: rogo numquid velit? ‘Recteinquit, i. e. no, nothing , T.

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