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Lewis : cedo

cedo, cĕdo, old imperat. form, whose contr. plur. is cette (cf. Prob. II. p. 1486 P.; Non. p. 84, 31 sq.) [compounded of the particle -ce and the root da-; v. 1. do], hither with it! here! give! tell, say (implying great haste, familiarity, authority, and so differing from praebe, dic, etc.); cf. Key, § 731. In gen., hither with it, give or bring here. With acc.: cette manus vestras measque accipite, Enn. Trag. 320 Vahl.: cedo aquam manibus, give water! Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 150: puerum, Phidippe, mihi cedo: ego alam, Ter. Hec. 4, 4, 86: tuam mi dexteram, Plaut. Curc. 2, 3, 28; so Ter. Heaut. 3, 1, 84; and: cette dextras, Plaut. Merc. 5, 4, 4: senem, bring hither the old man, Ter. Phorm. 2, 2, 7: convivas, Plaut. Ps. 3, 2, 101: quemvis arbitrum, Ter. Ad. 1, 2, 43: eum aliquis cette in conspectum, Att. ap. Non. p. 85, 1: cedo illum, Phaedr. 5, 2, 6.

Absol.: Al. En pateram tibi: eccam. Am. Cedo mi, Plaut. Am. 2, 2, 146.

Esp. Let us hear, tell, out with it: age, age, cedo istuc tuom consilium: quid id est? Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 91: unum cedo auctorem tui facti, unius profer exemplum, Cic. Verr 2, 5, 26, § 67: cedo mihi unum, qui, etc., id. ib. 2, 3, 12, § 29: cedo, si vos in eo loco essetis, quid aliud fecissetis? Cato ap. Quint. 9, 2, 21: cedo, cujum puerum hic apposuisti? dic mihi. Ter. And. 4, 4, 24; cf. Naev. ap. Cic. Sen. 6, 20; Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 82; Pac. ap. Non. p. 85, 6; Cic. Part. Or. 1, 3: cedo igitur, quid faciam, Ter. And. 2, 3, 9; cf. Cic. Div. 2, 71, 146; id. Verr. 2, 2, 43, § 106: cedo, si conata peregit, tell how, if, etc., Juv. 13, 210; so id. 6, 504.—With dum: cedo dum, en unquam audisti, etc.? Ter. Phorm. 2, 2, 15.

In respect to action, cedo = fac, ut, grant that, let me: cedo ut bibam, Plaut. Most. 2, 1, 26: cedo ut inspiciam, id. Curc. 5, 2, 54: ego, statim, cedo, inquam si quid ab Attico, Cic. Att. 16, 13, a, 1.

For calling attention, lo! behold! well! cedo mihi leges Atinias, Furias, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 42, § 109: cedo mihi ipsius Verris testimonium, id. ib. 2, 1, 33, § 84; id. N. D. 1, 27, 75; cf. id. Brut. 86, 295; id. Sest. 50, 108: haec cedo ut admoveam templis, et farre litabo, Pers. 2, 75: cedo experiamur, App. Mag. p. 298, 14.