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Lewis : recepto

recepto, rĕcepto, āvi, 1, v. freq. a. recipio, to take again, receive back; to recover, retake (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose; not in Cic. or Cæs.): quae cava corpore caeruleo cortina receptat, Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 48 Müll. (Ann. v. 9 Vahl.); cf. Lucr. 2, 1001: placido natura receptat Cuncta sinu, Luc. 7, 810: corpus omnes Paulatim redit in sensus animamque receptat, and takes or receives back again, Lucr. 3, 505.—To receive habitually or often, admit, harbor, protect, etc.: meum receptas filium ad te Pamphilum, i. e. you receive my son's visits, Ter. Hec. 5, 1, 17: mercatores, to receive, admit, Liv. 5, 8; Tac. A. 3, 60: hastam receptat Ossibus haerentem, tugs back the spear, Verg. A. 10, 383.—With se, to betake one's self anywhere, to withdraw, retire, recede: quo in tectum te receptes, Ter. Heaut. 5, 2, 15: Saturni sese quo stella receptet, Verg. G. 1, 336: mare, quā multā litus se valle receptat, Pers. 6, 8.