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ap-pendo (adp- , Jan), endi, ensum, 3 (kindr, with appendeo , ēre, Apic. 8, 7 fin.), v. a.
I. To hang something upon something, to suspend on (eccl. Lat.): “(Deus) appendit terram super nihilum,hangeth the earth on nothing, Vulg. Job, 26, 7.—
II. Commonly to weigh something to one, to weigh (cf. pendo)
B. Trop., to weigh, to consider: non verba me adnumerare lectori putavi oportere, sed tamquam appendere, to have regard not to their number, but to their weight or force, Cic. Opt. Gen. 5: “appendit corda Dominus,Vulg. Prov. 21, 2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 37.24
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 23.16
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 21.2
    • Cicero, For Sextus Roscius of Ameria, 49.144
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.4.56
    • Cicero, Philippics, 2.38
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 42.7
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 5, 49
    • Cicero, De Optimo Genere Oratorum, 5
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