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abiciō (a usu. long by position) or abiiciō iēcī, iectus, ere

ab + iacio, to throw from one, cast away, throw away, throw down: abiecit hastas, has given up the fight: in proelio ... scutum: arma, Cs.: se ad pedes: ego me plurimis pro te supplicem abieci, to many in your behalf: vastificam beluam, dash to the earth: se abiecit exanimatus, he threw himself down as if lifeless: si te uret sarcina, abicito, throw it away, H.; of weapons, to discharge, cast, throw, fling: priusquam telum abici possit (al. adici), Cs.: tragulam intra munitionem, Cs. — Fig., to cast off, throw away, give up: (psaltria) aliquo abiciendast, must be got rid of, T.: salutem pro aliquo.—In partic., to throw off, cast aside, give up, abandon: consilium belli faciendi: petitionem, to resign one's candidacy: abicio legem, I reject the technical defence: abiectis nugis, nonsense apart, H.To cast down, degrade, humble, lower: suas cogitationes in rem tam humilem: hic annus senatūs auctoritatem abiecit. — With se, to give up in despair: abiiciunt se atque ita adflicti et exanimati iacent.—To throw away, sell for a trifle, sell cheap: agros abiciet moecha, ut ornatum paret, Ph.

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