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ostendō dī, tus, ere

obs (old for ob)+tendo, to stretch out, spread before, expose to view, show, point out, exhibit, display: os suum populo R.: se, appear, T.: hostium aciem, display, L.: equites sese ostendunt, show themselves, Cs.: Paucis ostendi gemis, H.: quis Ille locus?’ digitoque ostendit, O.: vocem, make heard, Ph.: Aquilone glaebas, expose, V.: rapinae Caelo ostenduntur, are brought to light, V.—Fig., to show, hold out, disclose, exhibit, manifest: potestatem, T.: tum spem, tum metum, now promise, now threaten: Rem tibi, furnish ideas, H.: palma exstitisse ostendebatur, Cs.: sed quaedam mihi praeclara eius defensio ostenditur, is paraded as.—To show, express, indicate, declare, say, tell, make known: ut ostendimus supra, as we showed above, N.: innocentiam, demonstrate: quem profugisse supra ostendimus, S.: quam sis callidus, T.: quid sui consili sit, ostendit, Cs.

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