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suprā praep. with acc.

1 supra.—Of place, above, over : exire supra terram: supra eum locum, Cs.: accubueram . . . et quidem supra me Atticus: saltu supra venabula fertur, V.: Lignum supra turba insilit, Ph.—In the phrase, supra caput, close, clinging, burdening, oppressing : dux hostium supra caput est<*> i. e. pressing on us , S.: ecce supra caput homo levis, i. e. annoying : mihi supra caput adstitit imber, close around me , V.—Of geographical position, above, beyond : supra Maeotīs paludes, Enn. ap. C.: supra Suessulam, L.—Fig., of time, before : paulo supra hanc memoriam, Cs.: supra septingentesimum annum, L.—Of number, over, above, beyond, more than : supra quattuor milia hominum, L.: trīs (cyathos) prohibet supra tangere, H.—Of quality or degree, above, beyond, superior to : ratio supra hominem: potentia, quae supra leges se esse velit: Humanam supra formam, Ph.: modum, L.: vires, H.: morem, V.— Prov.: Supra homines, supra ire deos pietate, i. e. to attain the highest degree , V.Besides, in addition to : ad rebellionem supra belli Latini metum, L.—Of employment or office, over, in charge of : quos supra somnum habebat, watchers , Cu.

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