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Lewis : recenseo

recenseo, rĕcensĕo, sŭi, sum, and sītum (recensus, Tert. adv. Marc. 4, 5 med.; and Suet. Caes. 41; id. Vesp. 9, acc. to the better read., recensitus; Claud. in Eutr. 2, 60; Prud. Apoth. 1069), 2, v. a. Lit., to count, enumerate, number, reckon, survey (syn.: numero; class., but not in Cic.; see, however, recensio): haec in Aeduorum finibus recensebantur numerusque inibatur, * Caes. B. G. 7, 76; cf.: recensuit captivos, quot cujusque populi essent, Liv. 26, 49: omnem suorum numerum, Verg. A. 6, 682: captivos ordine pisces, Ov. M. 13, 932: biduo acceptam cladem, Liv. 10, 36, 15: pecus et familiam, Col. 1, 8 fin.: et recensuit Saul populum, Vulg. 1 Reg. 13, 15.

Transf., to examine, review, muster, survey (mostly post - Aug.): vestem servitiorum et ferramenta, bis singulis mensibus (along with recognitio), Col. 11, 1, 21: loca ab initio, Quint. 11, 2, 20 et saep.: vellera ad numerum pecoris, Col. 12, 3, 9: qui recensi (recensiti) non essent, who had not been received or considered (in the distribution of the public corn), Suet. Caes. 41 fin.—Esp., of troops, etc., to review: exercitum, Liv. 1, 16: in recensendo exercitu, Suet. Calig. 44: legiones, Liv. 2, 39: equites, id. 40, 46; 43, 16.—Poet.: signa recensuerat bis sol sua, had gone through, run through, Ov. F. 3, 575.

Trop., to go over in thought, in narration, or in critical treatment, to reckon up, recount, review, revise (poet. and in post-Aug. prose), Stat. S. 5, 3, 20; cf.: fata fortunasque virūm moresque manusque, Verg. A. 6, 683: fortia facta, Ov. H. 9, 105; so, deploratos Priamidas, id. M. 13, 481: parva exempla, Stat. S. 4, 1, 29: haec recensente pictore, App. M. 9, p. 229, 2: ut post recenserentur (poemata), Gell. 17, 10, 6.—Absol.: quod magnificum referente alio fuisset, ipso qui gesserat recensente vanescit, Plin. Ep. 1, 8, 15.