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ob-tempĕro (opt- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.,
I.to comply with, attend to, conform to, submit to, obey (cf.: oboedio, obsequor, pareo; class.).
(γ). With rel.-clause (perh. only in Plaut.): “non ego illi obtempero quod loquitur,do not mind what he says, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 293: “quae dico,id. Most. 2, 2, 89. —
b. Impers. pass.: quominus eis optemperetur, Lex. Jul. Municip. fin. ap. Haub. p. 133: “si mihi esset obtemperatum,Cic. Off. 1, 11, 35.—Hence, obtempĕranter , adv., willingly, readily, obediently (postAug.): se obtemperanter nobis accommodat, M. Aurel. ap. Front. Ep. ad M. Caes. 5, 11 Mai.: annuit, Prud. στεφ. 2, 112.
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