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reficio, rĕfĭcĭo, fēci, fectum (AEDIFICIA REFACTA, Inscr. Orell. 3115), 3, v. a. facio, to make again, make anew, put in condition again; to remake, restore, renew, rebuild, repair, refit, recruit, etc. (freq. and class.; syn.: renovo, restauro, redintegro). Lit. In gen.: quidvis citius dissolvi posse videmus Quam rursus refici, etc., Lucr. 1, 557 sq.: aliud ex alio reficit natura, id. 1, 263: ea, quae sunt amissa, Caes. B. C. 2, 15; 2, 16; cf.: arma, tela, alia quae spe pacis amiserat, reficere, Sall J. 66, 1: testamentum jure militari, to make anew, Dig. 29, 1, 9: reficere sic accipimus ad pristinam formam iter et actum reducere, hoc est, ne quis dilatet aut producat deprimat aut ex aggeret; longe enim aliud est reficere, aliud facere, ib. 43, 19, 3 fin.: reficere est, quod corruptum est, in pristinum statum restaurare, ib. 43, 21, 1: opus, Cic. Verr 2, 1, 54, § 142; cf.: Demosthenes curator muris reficiendis fuit, eosque refecit pecumā suā, id. Opt. Gen. 7, 19: aedes, id. Top 3, 15; so, aedem, Nep. Att. 20, 3: fana reficienda, Cic. Rep. 3, 9; Nep. Timol. 3: rates quassas, Hor. C. 1, 1, 17: templa Aedisque labentes deorum, id. ib. 3, 6, 2: muros, classem, portas, Caes. B. C. 1, 34 fin.: naves, id. B. G. 4, 29 fin.; 4, 31; 5, 1; 5, 11; 5, 23: pontem, id. ib. 7, 35; 7, 53 fin.; 7, 58; id. B. C. 1, 41 al.: labore assiduo reficiendae urbis, Liv. 6, 1, 6 et saep.: copias ex dilectibus, to fill up, recruit, Caes. B. C. 3, 87: exercitus, Liv. 3, 10.—Of cattle: semper enim refice, Verg. G. 3, 70: ordines, Liv. 3, 70: si paulum modo res essent refectae, i. e. the army, Nep. Hann 1, 4: flammam, to rekindle, Ov. F. 3, 144: ignes, Petr. 136.

In partic. Econom. and mercant. t. t., to make again, i. e. to get back again, get in return (cf.: reddo, recipio): nemo sanus debet velle impensam ac sumptum facere in culturam, si videt non posse refici, Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 8: numquam eris dives ante, quam tibi ex tuis possessionibus tantum reficiatur, ut eo tueri sex legiones possis, Cic. Par. 6, 1, 45; Dig. 50, 16, 88: quod tanto plus sibi mercedis ex fundo refectum sit, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 50, § 119: quod inde refectum est, militi divisum, Liv. 35, 1 fin. Drak.: pecuniam ex venditionibus, Dig. 26, 7, 39, § 8: impensas belli alio bello refecturus, to replace, defray, Just. 9, 1, 9.

Publicists' t. t.: reficere consulem, tribunum, praetorem, etc., to appoint anew, to reappoint, re-elect: tribunos, consulem, Liv. 3, 21: consulem, id. 10, 13: Voleronem tribunum, id. 2, 56: consul factus, refectus, Sen. Ep. 104, 9: praetorem, Liv. 24, 9: tribunos, Cic. Lael. 25, 96; Liv. 6, 36.

Trop In gen., to restore (very rare): in quo (naufragio rei publicae) colligendo, ac reficiendā salute communi, Cic. Sest. 6, 15. refecta fides, Tac. A. 6, 17.

In partic., of the body or mind, to make strong again, to restore, reinvigorate, refresh, recruit ( = recreare, renovare; freq. and class.). Of the body; constr. class. usu. with ex and abl. of disease, toil, etc.; rarely with ab and abl.: exercitum ex labore atque inopiā, Caes. B. G. 7, 32, 1: ad reficiendum militem ex jactatione maritimā, Liv 30, 29, 1: morbus ex quo tum primum reficiebatur, id. 39, 49, 4; cf.: milites hibernorum quiete a laboribus, Hirt. B. G. 8, 1: boves quiete et pabulo laeto, Liv. 1, 7: saucios cum cura, Sall. J. 54, 1: equos, Caes. B. C. 2, 42 fin.: vires cibo, Liv. 37, 24: Tironis reficiendi spes est in M. Curio, of curing, Cic. Att. 7, 3, 12: aciem oculorum, Plin. 37, 5, 17, § 66 (al. recipiat): stomachum, id. 32, 6, 21, § 64: lassitudines, id. 31, 10, 46, § 119: cum saltus reficit jam roscida luna, refreshes, revives, Verg. G. 3, 337: teneras herbas (Aurora), Ov. F. 3, 711: ego ex magnis caloribus in Arpinati me refeci, Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 1: se ex labore, Caes. B. G. 3, 5 fin.; 7, 83: se ab imbecillitate, Plin. 26, 11, 68, § 109: necdum salis refectis ab jactatione maritumā militibus, Liv. 21, 26, 5; and simply with se, Cic. Fam. 7, 26, 2: labore refici ac reparari videtur, Plin. Pan. 77, 6: ex vulnere refici, Tac. A. 13, 44 fin.: ex longo morbo, Sen. Ep. 7, 1.

Of the mind: nunc vester conspectus et consessus iste reficit et recreat mentem meam, Cic. Planc. 1, 2: me recreat et reficit Pompeii consilium, id. Mil. 1, 2: cum reficiat animos ac reparet varietas ipsa (dicendi), Quint. 1, 12, 4; so with renovare, id. 6, 3, 1: animum ex forensi strepitu, Cic. Arch. 6, 12: refecti sunt militum animi, Liv. 21, 25, 10: reficit animos Romanis, id. 42, 67 init.: non ad animum, sed ad vultum ipsum reficiendum, i. e. to cheer up, clear up, Cic. Att. 12, 14, 3: ad ea quae dicturus sum reficite vos, id. Verr. 2, 4, 47, § 105: refectā tandem spe, restored, renewed, Liv. 23, 26: rerum repetitio et congregatio memoriam judicis reficit, Quint. 6, 1, 1; cf. id. 4, prooem. § 6.

Hence, * rĕfectus, a, um, P.a., refreshed, recruited, invigorated; comp., refectior, Mart. Cap 2, § 139.