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ad-mĭnister , tri, m.,
I.he who is near to aid or assist, a servant, an attendant, assistant; lit. and trop. (class.)—Absol.: “Jovi se consiliarium atque administrum datum,Cic. Leg. 3, 19, 43: “cum neque bellum gerere sine administris posset,Sall. J. 74.— With gen.: “puer victūs cotidiani administer,Cic. Rosc. Am. 28, 77: “administri et satellites Sexti Naevii,id. Quint. 25, 80: “satelles atque administer audaciae,id. Cat. 1, 3, 4: “administer ipsius cupiditatum,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 54: “rerum transactor et administer,id. ib. 2, 69: “socius et administer omnium consiliorum,Sall. J. 29, 2.—With ad: “administris ad ea sacrificia Druidibus utuntur,Caes. B. G. 6, 16.
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