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colligo collĭgo (conl-), lēgi, lectum, 3, v.a. [2. lego, ĕre], to gather or collect together into a whole or to a point, to assemble, draw or bring together, collect (class. and very freq.), Prop. In gen. Of things: omnia praesegmina, Plaut. Aul. 2, 4, 34: stipulam, Ter. Ad. 5, 3, 62; cf.: omnia furtim, Lucil. ap. Non. p. 273, 28: radices palmarum, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 33, § 87: apes in vas, Varr. R. R. 2, 16, 37: ossa, Tib. 3, 2, 19; cf. reliquias, Suet. Tib. 54 fin.; id. Calig. 3: materiem nostram Post obitum, Lucr. 3, 847 (and Hom. Il. 24, 793): sparsos per colla capillos in nodum, Ov. M. 3, 170; 8, 319; and poet. transf. to the person: immissos hederā collecta capillos Calliope, etc., id. ib. 5, 338; so, sinus fluentes, Verg. A. 1, 320: flores, Ov. M. 5, 399: riguo horto olus, id. ib. 8, 646: de purpureis vitibus uvas, id. ib. 8, 676: fructus, Hor. Ep. 1, 12, 1: omnia venena, * Cat. 14, 19: sarmenta virgultaque, Caes. B. G. 3, 18: serpentes, Nep. Hann. 10, 4: naufragium, Cic. Sest. 6, 15: mortualia, glossaria conlegitis et lexidia, res taetras et inanes, Domit. ap. Gell. 18, 7, 3: pecuniam, Hor. Ep. 1, 10, 47: viatica, id. ib. 2, 2, 26; cf.: stipem a tyrannis, to obtain by begging, Liv. 38, 45, 9: aër umorem colligens, Cic. N. D. 2, 39, 101: imbres, Hor. Ep. 1, 15, 15; cf.: pluvias aquas, Quint. 10, 1, 109; 5. 14, 31: ventus per loca subcava terrae Collectus, Lucr. 6, 558: procellam, id. 6, 124: spiritum, Plin. 19, 6, 26, § 78; Quint. 11, 3, 53: flatus cornibus, Sil. 14, 390: collectae ex alto nubes, heaped together, Verg. G. 1, 324: pulvis collectus turbine, Hor. S. 1, 4, 31; and poet.: pulverem Olympicum Collegisse juvat, i. e. to have covered himself with it, id. C. 1, 1, 4: luna revertentes colligit ignes, Verg. G. 1, 427: antiqua verba et figuras, Suet. Gram. 10: equos, to check, restrain, stop, Ov. M. 2, 398; so, gressum, Sil. 6, 399: gradum, id. 7, 695; so, fig. iram, id. 9, 477; and of the operation of medicine: acria viscerum colligere, Plin. 19, 6, 26, § 85: hastas, to draw back (opp. protendere), Tac. A. 2, 21: librum, to catch a falling book, Plin. Ep. 2, 1, 5: apparatu nobis (sc. oratoribus) opus est et rebus exquisitis, undique collectis, arcessitis, comportatis, Cic. de Or. 3, 24, 92; cf.: interea, dum haec, quae dispersa sunt, cogantur, id. ib. 1, 42, 191: sarcinas; to pack one's luggage for a journey: annus octogesimus admonet me, ut sarcinas colligam ante quam proficiscar e vitā, Varr. R. R. 1, 1, 1; also: sarcinas conligere = sarcinas conferre, to gather and put in order the baggage of an army before a battle, Sall. J. 97, 4: vasa, milit. t. t.., to pack together, pack up, to break up the camp for a march, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 19, § 40; Liv. 21, 47, 2; 22, 30, 1: arma = remos, i. e. to take in hand, take up, Verg. A. 5, 15 Forbig. ad loc.

Of persons, mostly milit., to collect, assemble, bring together: exercitus collectus ex senibus desperatis, Cic. Cat. 2, 3, 5: ex urbe, ex agris, numerum hominum, id. ib. 2, 4, 8: milites, id. Verr. 2, 5, 51, § 133: reliquos ex fugā, Nep. Hann. 6 fin.: manu collectā in Thraciam introiit, id. Alcib. 7, 4; cf. Liv. 1, 5, 4, and Tac. Agr. 37: de pagis omnibus bonos viros, Cic. Fin. 2, 4, 12: se colligere, to gather, collect: in moenia, Sil. 10, 390: ex regno alicujus, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 9, 24: ad. aciem, Auct. B. Afr. 70; so, collecti, those who have collected: in aestuaria ac paludes, Caes. B. G. 2, 28; cf. Tac. A. 2, 11.

Esp., with the accessory idea of shortening, by bringing together, to contract, draw up, compress, collect, concentrate (mostly poet. for the more usual contraho, coërceo, etc.): in spiram tractu se colligit anguis, Verg. G. 2, 154; cf.: cogebantur breviore spatio et ipsi orbem colligere, Liv. 2, 50, 7: alitis in parvae subitam collecta figuram, Verg. A. 12, 862 Wagn. N. cr.: apicem collectus in unum, Ov. M. 13, 910: pedes, to compress, Tib. 1, 8, 14: volumina collecta in artum, Plin. 8, 16, 17, § 45: se collegit in arma, covered himself with or concealed himself behind his shield, Verg. A. 12, 491; cf. id. ib. 10, 412 (post scutum se clausit, Serv.; Gr. συσταλεὶς ἐν ἀσπίδι, ἐP) ἀσπίδος ); cf. Stat. Th. 11, 545; Sil. 10, 255; 10, 129: pallium, to gather up, Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 9: togam, Mart. 7, 33, 4: 12, 48, 5: per vulnera colligit hostes, causes them to retreat, Sil. 10, 3.—Hence, Medic. t. t., to make thick, to thicken (cf. cogo), Scrib. Comp. 95; 129; 138; 169; cf. Plin. 34, 11, 27, § 114.

Trop. To bring together, collect, to get, gain, acquire, produce, etc. (very freq. and class.): sescentae ad eam rem causae possunt conligi, Plaut. Trin. 3, 3, 62: conlectis omnibus bellis civilibus, i. e. brought together in speaking, adduced, Cic. Fam. 4, 3, 1; cf. id. Sest. 6, 15: flammarum iras, Lucr. 1, 723; cf. Hor. A. P. 160; Val. Fl. 7, 335: multaque facete dicta, ut ea, quae a sene Catone collecta sunt, Cic. Off. 1, 29, 104; 1, 42, 191: res undique conlectae, id. ib. 3, 24, 92: quaedam conlecta edere, Quint. 5, 10, 120: sparsa argumenta, id. 5, 7, 18: antiqua verba, Suet. Gram. 10: omnes rumorum et contionum ventos, Cic. Clu. 28, 77: rumorem bonum, id. Leg. 1, 19, 50: peccata consulum, id. ib. 3, 10, 23: vestigia Pythagoreorum, id. Tusc. 4, 2, 3: existimationem multo sudore, id. Div. in Caecil. 22, 72: benevolentiam civium blanditiis, id. Lael. 17, 61: magnam gratiam magnamque dignitatem ex hoc labore, id. Q. Fr. 2, 15 (16), 1: auctoritatem, Caes. B. G. 6, 12: famam clementiae, Liv. 21, 48, 10: tantum amoris favorisque, Suet. Claud. 12; Prop. 2 (3), 14, 9: invidiam crudelitatis ex eo, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 8, § 19: crimina majestatis, Plin. Pan. 33 fin.: sitim, Verg. G. 3, 327; Ov. M. 5, 446; 6, 341 (cf.: adducere sitim, Hor. C. 4, 12, 13): frigus, Hor. Ep. 1, 11, 13: rabiem, Verg. A. 9, 63; Ov. M. 1, 234; 9, 212: odium, id. ib. 3, 258: usum patiendi, id. Am. 1, 8, 75: vires usu, id. A. A. 2, 339; cf. Liv. 29, 30, 5; Sil. 4, 307.

Of number, distance, etc., to amount or come to, extend; pass., to be reckoned (rare, and only in post-Aug. prose): ut LX. passus plerique (rami) orbe colligant, Plin. 12, 5, 11, § 23: ambitus per frontem centum duos pedes colligit, id. 36, 12, 17, § 77: ad quos (consules) a regno Numae colliguntur anni DXXXV., id. 13, 13, 27, § 85; so Tac. G. 37; id. Or. 17.

Colligere se or animum, mentem, etc., to collect one's self, to compose one's self, to recover one's courage, resolution, etc. (very freq. and class.): quid est autem se ipsum colligere, nisi dissipatas animi partes rursum in suum locum cogere? Cic. Tusc. 4, 36, 78: se, Afran. ap. Charis. p. 195 P.; Lucr. 3, 925; Cic. Quint. 16, 53; id. Div. 1, 27, 57; id. Div. in Caecil. 12, 37; id. Fam. 5, 18, 1; id. de Or. 1, 7, 24; id. Tusc. 1, 24, 58; Caes. B. C. 1, 14: se colligere, to rally, id. B.G. 5, 17: se ex timore, id. B.C. 3, 65; Suet. Calig. 50: animos, Liv. 3, 60, 11; cf. in pass., id. 10, 41, 13: animum, Tac. A. 1, 12; Suet. Ner. 48: animum cogitationemque, Plin. Ep. 2, 11, 14: mentem, Ov. M. 14, 352; cf.: mentem cum vultu, id. Am. 1, 14, 55: paulatim mente collectā, Curt. 8, 6, 22; cf.: colligere spiritum, to take breath, Quint. 11, 3, 53.

To gather up in memory, put together in the mind, to think upon, weigh, consider: cum et nostrae rei publicae detrimenta considero, et maximarum civitatum veteres animo calamitates colligo, Cic. Inv. 1, 1, 1: ut memineris, quae, etc.... quae, si colliges, et sperabis omnia optime, et, etc., id. Fam. 4, 13, 7; 6, 2, 4: levis haec insania quantas Virtutes habeat, sic collige, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 119; cf.: sic collige mecum, id. S. 2, 1, 51. —Esp. freq., To put together mentally, etc., i. e. to gather, conclude, deduce, infer from what precedes (most freq. in Quint.); constr.: aliquid, aliquid ex aliquā re, per aliquam rem, aliquā re.—With ex: ex eo colligere potes, quantā occupatione distinear, Cic. Att. 2, 23, 1; so Quint. 5, 10, 80; 7, 2, 3; 7, 8, 6; 8, 4, 16; 4, 4, 5 al.; Suet. Tib. 67.—With per: aliquid per aliud, Quint. 5, 10, 11; so id. 4, 2, 81.—With abl. without a prep.: quod multis et acutis conclusionibus colligunt, Quint. 2, 20, 5; so id. 3, 6, 103; 5, 13, 14; 6, 3, 37; 7, 4, 1 al.; Col. 4, 3, 2 al.—With inde: paucitatem inde hostium colligentes, Liv. 7, 37, 9: bene colligit, haec pueris et mulierculis esse grata, Cic. Off. 2, 16, 57: neque hoc colligi desideramus, disertiores esse antiquos, etc., Tac. Or. 27; Quint. 5, 14, 22; 7, 3, 18; 1, 10, 42; Ov. M. 11, 380; Pers. 5, 85.—Hence, collectus, a, um, P. a., contracted, narrow (opp. effusus): tanto beatior, quanto collectior, App. Mag. 21, p. 287: corpora collectiora (opp. effusiora), Calp. Flacc. Decl. 2, p. 795: tempus collectius, Tert. Monog. 14.—Adv.: collectē, summarily, briefly, strictly: ponere aliquod verbum, Non. p. 164, 1.

collectum, i, n., that which is collected as food, Plin. 11, 37, 60, § 159.