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ex-pendō endī, ēnsus, ere,

to weigh out, weigh: ut iam expendantur, non numerentur pecuniae.— To pay out, pay, lay out, expend: expensum est auri pondo centum: nummos nominibus certis, H.—P. perf., in the phrase, alqd ferre expensum or pecuniam ferre expensam, to set down, enter, charge, reckon, account as paid: minus quam Verres illi expensum tulerit: pecunia aut data aut expensa lata sit: quibus sine fenore pecunias expensas tulisset, i. e. had lent, L.—Fig., to weigh mentally, ponder, estimate, consider, judge, decide: ea (argumenta): in iudiciis testem: omnīs casūs, V.: causam meritis, to decide, O.: quid conveniat nobis, Iu.—To pay, suffer, undergo: poenas Iovi: Supplicia, V.—To expiate: scelus, V.

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