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Lewis : dego

dego, dēgo, dēgi, 3, v. a. de-ago, to spend, pass, sc. time (for syn. cf.: ago, gero, facio—very freq. and class.). With acc.: a mane ad noctem usque in foro dego diem, Plaut. Most. 3, 1, 3; so, diem in laetitia, Ter. Ad. 4, 1, 6: aetatem, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 79; Ter. Ph. 2, 3, 70; Cic. Rosc. Am. 52, 150; id. Fin. 2, 35, 118 al.: omne tempus aetatis, id. de Sen. 1, 2: aevom, Lucr. 2, 1094; 5, 173; Cic. Fragm. ap. Augustin. Trin. 4, 2: vitam, Lucr. 3, 313; Cic. Sull. 27, 75; Verg. A. 4, 551 al.: quod reliquum est vitae, Cic. Fam. 11, 28 fin.: senectam turpem, Hor. Od. 1, 31, 20: otia pacato in thalamo, Catull. 68, 104 al.—Pass.: quantis periclis degitur hoc aevi, Lucr. 2, 16; so, aetas, id. 4, 1178; Cic. Lael. 23, 87; id. Off. 1, 32, 117; id. N. D. 1, 19, 50: vita, id. Fin. 4, 12, 30; Plin. 12, 1, 2, § 5 al.

Absol., to live (not freq. till after the Aug. period): laetus deget, Hor. Od. 3, 29, 42: gentes sic degunt, Plin. H. N. 12 prooem. § 1: certus procul urbe degere, Tac. A. 4, 57: sine nequitia, Sen. Ep. 74; cf. Plin. 6, 17, 19, § 50; 6, 25, 29, § 112: vita humanior sine sale non quit degere, to continue, endure, id. 31, 7, 41, § 88.

To carry on, wage: nautae contractum cum ventis degere bellum (cf.: agere, peragere bellum), Lucr. 4, 968.!*? "DEGERE antiqui posuerunt pro exspectare," Paul. ex Fest. 73, 4 Müll.