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Lewis : examino

examino, exāmĭno, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [examen]. * (acc. to examen, I.).

Neut., to form swarms, to swarm: examinant alvi, Col. 9, 14, 5.

(acc. to examen, II.). Lit. Act., to weigh (class.): (aër) tamquam paribus examinatus ponderibus, Cic. Tusc. 1, 19, 43; cf.: ad certum pondus, * Caes. B. G. 5, 12, 4.—* Neut.: alicui, to be in equilibrium with a thing, to counterbalance, counterpoise, Vitr. 10, 8.

Trop., act., to weigh, ponder, consider, examine, try, test (class.): non aurificis statera, sed quadam populari trutina examinari, Cic. de Or. 2, 38, 159; cf.: omnia verborum momentis, non rerum ponderibus, id. Rep. 3, 8; so, aliquid suis ponderibus, id. Planc. 32 fin.: diligenter verborum omnium pondera, id. Or. 8, 26; Quint. 10, 3, 5: emendate loquendi regulam, id. 1, 5, 1; juncturam syllabarum longarum et brevium aurium mensura, Gell. 16, 18, 3: (Parrhasius) examinasse subtilius lineas traditur (shortly after: circumscripsit omnia), Quint. 12, 10, 4 Spald.: male verum examinat omnis Corruptus judex, * Hor. S. 2, 2, 8; cf. of judicial examination, Quint. 12, 3, 6; Dig. 30, 58; 33, 7, 12, § 43. —Hence, exāmĭnātus, a, um, P. a., tried, i. e. careful, thoughtful (late Lat.): examinatissima diligentia, Aug. Conf. 7, 6. —Adv.: exāmĭnātē, carefully, considerately: credere, Tert. Praescr. 33.—Comp.: examinatius deliberare, Amm. 25, 7.