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jŭbĕo , jussi, jussum (jusso for jussero, Verg. A. 11, 467; Sil. 12, 175:
I.justi for jussisti,Ter. Eun. 5, 1, 15.—Inf.: “jusse,Ter. Heaut. 5, 2, 48: “jussitur for jubetur,Cato, R. R. 14), 2, v. a. perh. = jus habere, to regard as right, hence, to order one to do something, to bid, tell, command (syn.: mando, impero, praecipio).
(γ). With subj. alone (ante-class. and postAug., Madv. Gr. § “390): jube, mihi denuo respondeat,Ter. Eun. 4, 4, 24; Liv. 30, 19, 2; 24, 10, 4; cf. esp. Ter. Eun. 3, 27, 3 sq. Weissenb.; “28, 36, 2: rescribat multa jubeto,Ov. Am. 1, 11, 19; id. M. 8, 795: 11, 588 al.—
II. In partic.
A. To wish, desire, entreat, bid: “jubeto habere bonum animum,Plaut. Pers. 2, 5, 2: “sperare nos amici jubent,Cic. Fam. 14, 1, 2: valde jubeo gaudere te, id. ib. 7, 2, 3: “Caesar te sine cura esse jussit,id. Att. 12, 6, 3: “Dionysium jube salvere,salute him for me, id. ib. 4, 14. —So ellipt.: “jubeo Chremetem,Ter. And. 3, 3, 1.—
B. In polit. lang.
1. To order, decree, ratify, approve the introduction of a proposed law: “quae scisceret plebs aut quae populus juberet,Cic. Flac. 7, 15; Sall. J. 40, 3: “legem populus Romanus jussit de civitate tribuenda,Cic. Balb. 17, 38: “dicere apud populum de legibus jubendis aut vetandis,id. de Or. 1, 14, 60.—Absol. with de: “de omnibus hispopulum jussisse,Liv. 38, 45.—
3. Hence the formula, Velitis, jubeatis, with which the magistrates called upon the people to confirm any thing proposed to them: “rogationem promulgavit: vellent, juberent Philippo regi bellum indici,Liv. 31, 6.—
C. Med. t. t., to prescribe, order: “quod jussi ei dari bibere, date,Ter. And. 3, 2, 4; Petr. 56, 3: “aegrotus, qui jussus sit vinum sumere,Cic. N. D. 3, 31, 78.—
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