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sĕcundo , āre, v. a. id.. *
I. To direct favorably, to adjust, adapt, accommodate: “tempus ei rei secundas,Plaut. Truc. 4, 2, 3 dub.—
II. To favor, further, second (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; “syn.: faveo, adjuvo): jam liquidum nautis aura secundat iter,Prop. 3 (4), 21, 14.aura aquas,Ov. H. 13, 136.—Absol.: “secundante vento,the wind being favorable, Tac. A. 2, 24: “cum secundante vento celeriter advolare,Just. 26, 3, 4: “di nostra incepta secundent,Verg. A. 7, 259: “votum (deus),Sen. Herc. Fur. 645: “cursum (Fortuna),Aus. Prof. 18, 9: “eventus,Verg. G. 4, 397: rite secundarent visus, that they would prosper well the tokens, i. e. secure them a favorable issue, id. A. 3, 36; so, “visa,Luc. 1, 635; Sil. 8, 125.
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