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sistō stitī, status, ere

STA-, to cause to stand, place, set, set up, fix, plant : me gelidis convallibus, V.: In litore siste gradum, plant your foot , O.: iaculum clamanti in ore, plant the dart in his face , V.: Victima Sistitur ante aras, O.: aciem in litore, V.—With two acc, to cause to be placed : tutum patrio te limine sistam, i. e. will see you safe home , V.: victores domos reduces sistatis, L.To place, convey, send, lead, take, conduct, bring : Officio meo ripā sistetur in illā Haec, will be carried by me to , etc., O.: (vos) facili iam tramite sistam, V.: Annam huc siste sororem, V.—With pron reflex., to betake oneself, present oneself, come : des operam ut te ante Kal. Jan., ubicumque erimus, sistas: Hic dea se rapido nisu Sistit, V.—In judicial proceedings, of persons, to produce, cause to appear : promittere Naevio sisti Quinctium, that Quinctius shall appear to answer Naevius : puellam sistendam promittat (i. e. fore ut puella sistatur in iudicio), L.; cf. vas factus est alter eius sistendi, ut, etc., i. e. as surety for his appearance . —In the phrase, vadimonium sistere, to make good the vadimonium, keep the undertaking , i. e. appear to answer : vadimonium sistit.—Ellipt.: testificatur, P. Quinctium non stitisse, et se stitisse (sc. vadimonium).— To cause to stand, fix, establish, confirm : rem Romanam magno turbante tumultu, V.—Ellipt. (sc. se), to stand firm, endure : qui rem p. sistere negat posse.— To arrest, stop, check, cause to halt : legiones, L.: nec sisti vis hostium poterat, Cu.: se ab effuso cursu, L.: aquam fluviis, V.—With gradum or pedem : qui (exercitus), ut non referat pedem, sistet certe, i. e. will halt, if not retreat : Siste gradum, V.: in primo limine siste pedem, O.: sistere contra (sc. pedem), i. e. make a stand , V.: sistunt Amnes, halt , V.: Incerti, ubi sistere detur, to rest, stay , V.—Fig., to end, put an end to, stop, cause to cease, check : fugam, L.: lacrimas, O.: Pace tamen sisti bellum placet, O.: sitim, allay , O.Pass impers., to be checked, be endured, be remedied .—Only in phrases with posse : totam plebem . . . nec sisti posse ni omnibus consulatur, and no relief is possible, but , etc., L.: si domestica seditio adiciatur, sisti non posse, the case is hopeless , L.: vixque concordiā sisti videbatur posse, that the crisis could scarcely be met, even by union , L.: qualicunque urbis statu, manente disciplinā militari sisti potuisse, any condition is endurable , etc., L.

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