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Lewis : appendo

appendo appendo (adp-, Jan), endi, ensum, 3 (kindr, with appendeo, ēre, Apic. 8, 7 fin.), v. a. To hang something upon something, to suspend on (eccl. Lat.): (Deus) appendit terram super nihilum, hangeth the earth on nothing, Vulg. Job, 26, 7.

Commonly to weigh something to one, to weigh (cf. pendo) Lit.: si tibi optimā fide sua omnia concessit, adnumeravit, appendit, Cic. Rosc. Am. 49, 144: quodcumque trades, numera et appende, Vulg. Eccli. 42, 7: aurum alicui, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 25, § 56: appendit pecuniam, Vulg. Gen. 23, 16: ut appendantur, non numerentur pecuniae, Cic. Phil. 2, 38: nondum omni auro appenso, Liv. 5, 49; so Col. 12, 3, 9: talentum auri appendebat, Vulg. Exod. 37, 24: appensum est argentum, ib. 1 Esdr 8, 33: qui cenis Caesaris sex milia numero murenarum mutua adpendit, Plin. 9, 55, 81, § 171 Jan; Dig. 23, 3, 34.—* Trop., to weigh, to consider: non verba me adnumerare lectori putavi oportere, sed tamquam appendere, to have regard not to their number, but to their weight or force, Cic. Opt. Gen. 5: appendit corda Dominus, Vulg. Prov. 21, 2.