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abs-cēdō cessī, cessus, ere,

to give way, go off, move away, retire, withdraw, depart: a moenibus, L.: mihi ne abscedam imperat, T.: inde, L.: procul, O.—Of troops, to march away, retire, depart: longius ab urbe hostium, L.: Spartā, N.: abscedi non posse ab hoste, L.—Of things, to disappear: quantum mare abscedebat, tanto, etc., the farther the sea receded from view, L.—Fig., of a purpose or office, to desist from, abandon, give up: muneribus, L.—To get out of reach: Dianam Abscessisse mihi, O.: tecto latere, to get off unhurt, T.—Of conditions, etc., to pass away, disappear: ab eo ira abscedet, T.: somnus, O.

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