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-cēdō cessī

inf. dēcēsse, T.), cessus, ere, to go away, depart, withdraw, retire: de alterā parte (agri), Cs.: de praesidio: ex Galliā Romam: e pastu decedere campis, V.: Africā, S.: praesidio, L.: naves suo cursu, i. e. went out of their course, Cs.—To retire, withdraw, retreat, fall back, abandon a position: nisi decedat atque exercitum deducat, Cs.: inde, Cs.: Italiā. — Of a provincial magistrate, to retire, surrender (office): de provinciā decessit: ex Syriā: provinciā: te decessurum fuisse: Romam, S.: Romam ad triumphum, L.—To give place, make way, retire, yield: servo in viā Decesse populum, T.: serae nocti, i. e. at the approach of, V.: calori, to escape from, V.: canibus de viā, avoid: his omnes decedunt, avoid, Cs. —Fig., to depart, disappear, die: de vitā: ex ingratorum hominum conspectu morte, N.: cum pater familiae decessit, Cs.: in paupertate, N.— To depart, go off, abate, subside, cease: febres, N.: nuntiatum est aestum decedere, L.: De summā nihil decedet, be wanting, T.: de causā periculi nihil: quaestioni materia decessit, L.: Decedet iam ira haec, T.: neque Decedit aeratā triremi cura, H.: postquam invidia decesserat, S.—Poet.: sol decedens, setting, V.: lux, tarde decedere visa, O.: decedentia Tempora, passing seasons, H.—To depart from, give up, resign, forego, yield, swerve: de suis bonis: de meo iure: de sententiā: de foro, to retire from public life, N.: de scenā: de officio decessum, L.: iure suo, L.: poema si paulum summo decessit, has fallen short of, H.: cum (senatus) nihil a decretis decesserit.—To depart, deviate: de viā, i. e. from right: instituto suo, L.: fide, L.— To give way, yield: decede peritis, be guided by, H.: ubi non Hymetto Mella decedunt, are not inferior, H.

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