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Latin-English I.

cĭtŏ. (ˈtʃ adv.

  1. Quickly, readily, speedily, soon.


Cic. 8% Class. 0% Rom. 0% Med. 0% Neo. 0%


Adverb constructions


  • αʹ adv. Cicero, Ad Atticum 10.8:
duarum rerum simulationem tam cito amiserit, mansuetudinis in Metello, divitiarum in aerario. He had lost, so quickly, his claim to two thingsto gentleness because of Metellus, and to riches because of the treasury.
  • βʹ adv. Cicero, Ad Atticum 10.15:
Sed vix erit tam cito. But that could hardly happen so quickly.
  • β² Cicero, Ad Atticum 10.15:
Quod si non scripsisset, possemne aliter? et quidem saepe sum pollicitus sed tantum voluit cito. But if he hadn't mentioned it, could I have done otherwise? And in fact I have often promised it. But he wanted that amount, quickly.
  • γʹ Cicero, Ad Atticum 14.21:
Sed cito conieci Lanuvi te fuisse. But I quickly deduced you had been at Lanuvium.
  • δʹ Cicero, Ad Atticum 15.9:
Sed hunc quidem nimbum cito transisse laetor. But I'm glad at least that storm went by quickly.
  • εʹ Cicero, Ad Atticum 15.11:
Sed et Cassius mihi videbatur iturus (etenim Servilia pollicebatur se curaturam ut illa frumenti curatio de senatus consulto tolleretur), et noster cito deiectus est de illo inani sermone velle esse dixerat. But it seemed to me that Cassius would be goingas Servilia promised she would make sure that grain administration would be cut from the Senate decreeand our man was quickly thrown off that empty speech he had been giving about wanting to go.
  • ζʹ Cicero, Ad Atticum 3.27:
Ego te, ut scribis, cito videbo. I will, as you write, see you soon.
  • ηʹ Cicero, Ad Atticum 4.2:
itaque oratio iuventuti nostrae deberi non potest; quam tibi, etiam si non desideras, tamen mittam cito. So this speech cannot be withheld from our youth; even if you don't want it, I will be sending it to you soon anyway.

Latin-English II.

cĭt|ō, -āre, -āvī, -ātum. (ˈtʃ v. trans.

  1. To agitate, to excite; to cause to move quickly.
  2. To summon; to call to witness; to cite.