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amō āvī, ātus, āre

AM-, to love: magis te, quam oculos, T.: unice patriam: dignus amari, V.: non diligi solum, verum etiam amari: a suis et amari et diligi: nescio, ita me di ament, so help me the gods, T.: sic me di amabunt, ut, etc., T.: quam se ipse amans sine rivali! in love with himself: nisi nosmet ipsos valde amabimus. — To be in love, have an amour: meum gnatum rumor est Amare, T.: insuevit exercitus amare, S. — Fig., to love, be fond of, find pleasure in: voltum, incessum alicuius: litteras, N.: ea, quae res secundae amant, S.: nemus, H.: amat ianua limen, i. e. is constantly closed, H.: focos, i. e. to make homes, V.: Litus ama, keep close to, V. — With infin: Hic ames dici pater atque princeps, H. — Amare aliquem, to be obliged to, be under obligation, have to thank: ecquid nos amas de fidicinā istac? T.: et in Attilii negotio te amavi: bene facis, merito te amo, T.—Colloq., amabo or amabo te (never vos, etc.), I shall be under obligation to you, and in entreaties, be so good, I pray, I entreat you: id, amabo, adiuta me, T.: cura, amabo te, Ciceronem nostrum: amabo ut illuc transeas, T.: amabo te, ne improbitati meae adsignes, etc.: ego me amavi, was well satisfied with myself. — Meton., amare with inf, to be fond, be wont, be accustomed: clamore, voltu, aliis omnibus, quae ira fieri amat, S.: Aurum perrumpere amat saxa, H.

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