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ōrnō āvī, ātus, āre,

to fit out, furnish, provide, supply, equip, get ready, prepare: fugam, T.: quos ornaverat armis, V.: classīs, fit out: classis ornandae causā, L.: consulum provincias ornatas esse, i. e. the governors setting out for their provinces: uva Et nux ornabat mensas, H.—To ornament, adorn, embellish, deck, set off: Italiam ornare quam domum suam maluit: scuta ad forum ornandum, L.: cornua sertis, V.: capillos, O.: caput foliis ornatus, V.—Fig., to adorn, decorate, set off, commend, praise, extol, honor, dignify, distinguish: magnificentius ornare quae vellet: civitatem omnibus rebus, Cs.: me laudibus: eum ornasti, have promoted: hederā poëtam, V.: ornatus esses ex tuis virtutibus, would have been rewarded, T.

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