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- didī, ditus, ere,

to give away, give up, surrender, deliver, consign, yield, abandon, render: Ancillas, T.: te in pistrinum, T.: aliquem hostibus in cruciatum, Cs.: servum ad supplicium: neci, V.: mihi iuvencum iratae, H.—In war, to deliver up, surrender: illas res dedier mihi exposco, L. (old form.): legati ad dedendas res missi, L.: se suaque omnia Caesari, Cs.: se in arbitrium populi R., L.: sese sine fraude, Cs.—Fig., to give up, yield, devote, dedicate, surrender, consign, abandon, apply: Davo istuc negoti, T.: aurīs suas poetis: animum sacris, L.: se penitus musicis: se amicitiae eorum, Cs.: se totos libidinibus: dede neci, V.—P. perf., in the phrase, deditā operā, purposely, on purpose, designedly, intentionally: Quasi deditā operā domi erant, T.: has ad te litteras misi: deditā operā propulsa pecora, L.: operā deditā: facere.

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