1.To strive eagerly after something: adfectatus est regnum, Varr. ap. Diom. p. 377 P.—
2. In later Lat., to have an inclination for, to become attached to: “admulierem,” App. Herb. 15.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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