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Lewis : transilio

transilio transĭlĭo or trans-sĭlĭo, īvi or ŭi (the former in Plaut. Truc. 2, 1, 38; Plin. 29, 1, 5, § 9; the latter in Ov. F. 4, 727; Liv. 1, 7, 2; Auct. B. Hisp. 19, 3; Flor. 3, 3, 12 al.; transilii, Sen. Ep. 39, 5), 4, v. n. and a. [salio], to leap, jump, or spring across, to leap over, spring over, etc. (class.). Lit. Neutr.: illac per hortum transilivit ad nos, Plaut. Truc. 2, 1, 38: de muro ad nos, Auct. B. Hisp. 19, 3: transilire ex humilioribus in altiorem navem, Liv. 30, 25, 6: in hostium naves, Auct. B. Alex. 46, 4: per Thraciam, Macedoniam et Graeciam, i. e. to hasten through, Flor. 3, 5, 25: hinc in Aegyptum subito, id. 4, 2, 6.

Act.: fama est, ludibrio fratris Remum novos transiluisse muros, Liv. 1, 7, 2: positas flammas, Ov. F. 4, 727: retia, Plin. 9, 8, 9, § 31: amnem, Flor. 3, 3, 12: vada, Hor. C. 1, 3, 24: quaternos senosque equos, i. e. to leap from one to the other, Flor. 3, 3, 10.

In partic., to go quickly over to, hasten to join a party: eadem aetas Neronis principatu ad Thessalum transilivit, Plin. 29, 1, 5, § 9.

Trop. Neutr., to hasten, make haste, pass rapidly (very rare): ad ornamenta ea (i. e. aureos anulos) etiam servitute liberati transiliunt, Plin. 33, 2, 8, § 33: onyx in gemmam transilit ex lapide Caramaniae, the name Onyx passed over, was transferred, id. 37, 6, 24, § 90 dub. (v. Jan. ad loc.).

Act. (class.): transilire ante pedes posita et alia longe repetita sumere, to skip over, neglect, Cic. de Or. 3, 40, 160: ne rem unam pulcherrimam transiliat oratio, to pass by, omil, id. Phil. 2, 33, 84: quid est in principatu tuo quod cujusquam praedicatio vel transilire vel praetervehi debeat? Plin. Pan. 56, 2: non transilivi principis nostri consulatum, id. ib. 56, 66: proxima pars vitae transilienda meae, Ov. P. 1, 2, 146: ne quis modici transiliat munera Liberi, i. e. enjoy to excess, Hor. C. 1, 18, 7.