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ob-tingo (opt- ), tĭgi, 3, v. a. and n. tango. *
I. Act., to touch, strike: mustulentus aestus nares obtigit, Plaut. Fragm. ap. Non. 415, 16. (The same fragm., ib. 64, 2, has attigit.)—
II. Neutr., to fall to one's lot (syn.: accidit, evenit, contingit): naufragio res contigit. Nempe ergo haud Fortuna obtigit, Pac. ap. Auct. Her. 2, 23, 36: “nullus est, quoi non invideant rem secundam obtingere,Plaut. Bacch. 3, 6, 14: “dies mihi adversus,id. Men. 5, 5, 1: “mihi propter te hoc optigit,id. Capt. 3, 5, 88: “quod cuique obtigit, id quisque teneat,Cic. Off. 1, 7, 21: “mihi obtinget sors,Plaut. Cas. 2, 4, 21; cf.: “cum tibi aquaria provincia sorte obtigisset,Cic. Vatin. 5, 12: “cum optatissimum nuntium accepissem, te mihi quaestorem obtigisse,id. Fam. 2, 19, 1; id. Div. 2, 17, 38: quam mihi obtigisse dicis σπἀρταν, numquam deseram, id. Att. 1, 20: “omnia, quae hominibus forte obtigerunt,Quint. 3, 7, 13: quae (vox, latus, etc.) si modica obtigerunt, possunt ratione ampliari, id. praef. § 27.—With ut: “cum ei (L. Paulo), bellum ut cum rege Perse gereret, obtigisset,it had fallen to his lot, Cic. Div. 1, 46, 103.—
2. Of events, to happen, befall, occur (in this sense accidere, contingere, evenire, etc., are more common): eloquere, ut haec res obtigit de filiā, has happened, taken place, turned out: “id quom optigerat,Plaut. Bacch. 3, 3, 20; id. Rud. 4, 6, 7: “istuc tibi ex sententiā tuā obtigisse, laetor,Ter. Heaut. 4, 3, 5: “hoc confiteor jure Mi obtigisse,id. And. 3, 5, 2: “praeter spem,id. Phorm. 2, 1, 9: “si quid obtigerit, aequo animo paratoque moriar,if any thing should happen to me, Cic. Cat. 4, 2, 3—In plur.: “exoptata obtingent,Plaut. As. 3, 3, 136.
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