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Lewis : porto

porto, porto, āvi, ātum, v. freq. a. root porfor for-to, kindr. with fer-o; Sanscr. vhri, ferre, to bear or carry along; to convey any thing heavy (class.; syn.: fero, gero, veho). Lit.: ferri proprie dicimus, quae quis suo corpore bajulat, portari ea, quae quis in jumento secum ducit, agi ea, quae animalia sunt, Dig. 50, 16, 235 (the foll. pass. prove that this distinction is not valid): ut id, quod agri efferant sui, quascumque velint in terras portare possint, Cic. Rep. 2, 4, 9: hominem ad Baias octophoro, id. Q. Fr. 2, 10, 2: Massili portabant juvenes ad litora tanas, Enn. ap. Don. p. 1777 P. (Ann. v. 605 Vahl.): frumentum, Cic. Att. 14, 3, 1: viaticum ad hostem, id. Fam. 12, 3, 2; cf. id. Font. 5, 9: Massilium in triumpho, to conduct, id. Off. 2, 8, 28: frumentum secum, Caes. B. G. 1, 5: corpora insueta ad onera portanda, id. B. C. 1, 78: panem umeris, Hor. S. 1, 5, 90: sub alā Fasciculum librorum, id. Ep. 1, 13, 13: aliquid in suo sinu, Ov. M. 6, 338: ad modum aliquid portantium, Quint. 11, 3, 120: venter qui te portavit, Vulg. Luc. 11, 27: telum, hominis occidendi causā portare, Mos. et Rom. Leg. Coll. 1, 13, 1.—Esp. of ships, etc.: navis portat milites, Caes. B. G. 5, 23, 3: naves onerariae commeatum ab Ostiā in Hispaniam ad exercitum portantes, Liv. 22, 11, 6: commeatum exercitui, id. 32, 18, 3; 37, 23, 2 al.

Trop. To bear, carry, bring (mostly poet.; not in Cic.): onustum pectus porto laetitiā, Plaut. Stich. 2, 1, 3: alicui tantum boni, id. Capt. 4, 2, 89; cf.: di boni, boni quid porto! Ter. And. 2, 2, 1: porto hoc jurgium Ad uxorem, id. Hec. 3, 5, 63: alicui aliquam fallaciam, id. And. 2, 6, 2: timores insolitos alicui, Prop. 1, 3, 29: preces alicujus alicui, Val. Fl. 2, 326.—With abstract subjects: nescio quid peccati portet haec purgatio, bears with it, imports, betokens, Ter. Heaut. 4, 1, 12: portantia verba salutem, bringing, Ov. P. 3, 4, 1: tristitiam Tradam protervis in mare Portare ventis, Hor. C. 1, 26, 3: salutem, Sil. 9, 428.—In prose: sociis atque amicis auxilia portabant, Sall. C. 6, 5: divitias, decus, gloriam, libertatem atque patriam in dexteris portare, id. ib. 58, 7: has spes cogitationesque secum portantes, Liv. 1, 34, 10: ad conjuges liberosque laetum nuntium portabant, id. 45, 1 fin.: hic vobis bellum et pacem portamus, id. 21, 18.

To endure, bear, suffer (late Lat.): dolores nostros ipse portavit, Vulg. Isa. 53, 4; id. Act. 15, 10: judicium, id. Gal. 5, 10.