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-fīniō īvī, ītus, īre,

to bound, set bounds to, limit, terminate, define: fundi extremam partem oleae ordine: orbem terrarum (loca): huius generis orationem, bring to an end. — Fig., to limit, define, explain: genus brevi definiri potest: unum hoc definio, tantam esse, etc., this only I declare, etc. — To fix, determine, establish, appoint: aedīs sibi: ut suus cuique locus erat definitus, Cs.: ante quem diem iturus sit, Cs.: cum esset omnibus definita mors. — To limit, bound, restrict, confine: amicitiam paribus officiis ac voluntatibus.

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