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prō-mittō mīsī

(prōmīstī for prōmīsistī, T., Ct., prōmīsse, Ct.), missus, ere, to let go, put forth, let hang down, let grow: capillum ac barbam, L. —Fig., to set in view, assure beforehand, foretell, predict: mihi alqd de eventu rerum promittendum: ut (di) primis minentur extis, bene promittant secundis.—To set in view, promise, hold out, cause to expect, give hope of, assure: dicebam omnia te promissurum: carmen, H.: opem, O.: ea quae tibi promitto ac recipio: tibi me promittere noli, i. e. do not expect me, O.: domum Iovi promissum, vowed: Laribus cristam galli, Iu.: me ultorem, V.: promitto, spondeo, Caesarem talem semper fore civem, etc.: se remedium adferre tantamque vim morbi levaturum esse promisit, Cu.: de me tibi sic promitto atque confirmo, me, etc.: si quid promittere de me Possum, H.—Ellipt.: qui damni infecti promiserit, i. e. became responsible for possible damage.—To make an engagement, promise to come: ad fratrem: ad cenam mihi, Ph.

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