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ăd-ĕquĭto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n.
I. To ride to or toward a place, to gallop up to.—With ad: equites Ariovisti propius tumulum accedere et ad nostros adequitare, * Caes. B. G. 1, 46.—With in: “in primos ordines,Curt. 7, 4, 17.—With the local adv. quo: “quo tam ferociter adequitāsset, inde se fundi fugarique,Liv. 9, 22, 6. —With dat.: “portis,Liv. 22, 42, 5; so, “portae Collinae,Plin. 15, 18, 20, § 76: vallo, Liv. 9, 22, 4: “castris,Tac. A. 6, 34.—With acc. of limit: “adequitare Syracusas,Liv. 24, 31: “perarmatos adequitare coepit,Curt. 4, 9, 14 (Vogel now reads here ad perarmatos).—
II. To ride near to or by: “juxta aliquem,Suet. Cal. 25: “vehiculo anteire aut circa adequitare,id. Aug. 64.
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