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ex-plōrō āvī, ātus, āre,

to cause to flow forth, bring out, search out, examine, investigate, explore: rem totam: fugam domini: caecum iter, O.: locos novos, V.: idoneum locum castris, select, Cs.: de voluntate alcius, N.: ea, quae, etc.: ne quid Corruat, O.: Postquam exploratum est labare, etc., O. —To spy out, reconnoitre, examine: quo transire possit, Cs.: itinera egressūsque eius, S.: Africam: ante explorato et subsidiis positis, L.: explorato profectos esse amicos, Ta.—Supin. acc.: exploratum praemissi, S.: Iugurtha quid agitaret, exploratum misit, S.—To try, prove, investigate, test, put to the proof: explorat robora fumus, V.: regis animum, sound, L.: cibos, taste, Ta.: insidias, try, V.

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