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Lewis : spatior

spatior, spătĭor, ātus, 1, v. dep. n. [id.]. To take a walk, to walk about, promenade (class.; cf.: ambulo, deambulo): cum resideret, deinde spatiaretur, Cic. Rosc. Am. 21, 59: in xysto, id. Opt. Gen. 3, 8: aggere in aprico, Hor. S. 1, 8, 15: Pompeiā in umbrā (i. e. porticu), Prop. 4 (5), 8, 75: Pompeiā sub umbrā, Ov. A. A. 1, 67: in porticibus, Petr. 90: summā harenā, Ov. M. 2, 573 et saep.

In gen., to walk about or along, to go, proceed, = incedere (poet. and in postAug. prose): (Dido) ante ora deum pingues spatiatur ad aras, Verg. A. 4, 62: lato arvo, Ov. M. 4, 87; cf. id. ib. 11, 64; Quint. 11, 3, 131; cf. id. 11, 3, 135: cornix sola in siccā secum spatiatur harena, Verg. G. 1, 389: pompa spatietur, will move along, Prop. 2, 13, 19 (3, 5, 3): lato spatiata campo, Sil. 4, 71.

Transf., of things, to spread out, expand: spatiantia passim Bracchia compescit, Ov. M. 14, 629: spatiantes alae, his spreading wings, id. ib. 4, 364: radices in summā tellure spatiantur, Plin. 17, 10, 12, § 65: intus, ut in metallis, spatiante venā, id. 17, 8, 4, § 45: morbum nosse, et vires ejus, antequam spatientur, opprimere, Sen. Ira, 3, 10, 4.