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-pōnō posuī

(-posīvī, Ct.), positus, ere, to lay away, put aside, set down, lay, place, set, deposit: lecticā paulisper depositā: corpora sub ramis arboris, V.: mentum in gremiis mimarum: onera iumentis, Cs.: depositis armis, Cs.: arma umeris, V.: anulos, L.: argenti pondus defossā terrā, H.: plantas sulcis, V.: Onus naturae, i. e. to give birth to, Ph.—To lay, wager, stake, bet: vitulam, V.—To lay up, lay aside, put by, deposit, give in charge, commit, confide, intrust: gladium apud te: tabulas apud Pompeium, Cs.: (pecunias) in publicā fide, L.: liberos in silvis, Cs.: HS LX in publico, Cs.: saucios, Cs.—P. pass.: depositus, laid down, despaired of, given up, dead (because the recently dead were laid on the ground): Iam prope depositus, certe iam frigidus, i. e. dead, O.: Depositum me flere, O.: parens, V.: rei p. pars.—Fig., to lay down, lay aside, put away, give up, resign, get rid of: studia de manibus: ex memoriā insidias: personam accusatoris: certamina, L.: bellum, O.: timorem: imperium, Cs.: provinciam: nomen, O.: sitim in undā, quench, O.: prius animam quam odium, i. e. to die, N.: clavum, to lose the rank of senator, H.—To deposit, intrust, commit: populi ius in vestrāfide: quae rimosā deponuntur in aure, H.: aliquid tutis auribus, H.—To fix, direct: in Damalin oculos, H.

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