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ascīscō (ad-sc-) scīvī, scītus, ere,

to take to oneself, adopt, accept: leges: aliā (civitate) ascitā, by accepting citizenship elsewhere, N.: si non esset (civis), asciscendum fuisse, ought to be made one: socios sibi ad bellum, Cs.: in civitatem et patres, L.: inter patricios, Ta.: alqm civem: (Aenean) generum urbi, V.: superis ascitus Caesar, O.— To associate with oneself, take into association, accept, win over: alquem ad sceleris foedus: homines, S.: voluntarios ad spem praedae, L.: Spem Aetolum in armis, in the alliance, V.—To receive, take, appropriate, adopt, approve: sacra a Graecis: Coroniden sacris urbis, add by adoption, O.: ritūs, L.: nova verba, H.: vacuitatem doloris, to seek as a good. — To claim, aspire to, lay claim to: imperium, L.: mihi sapientiam.

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