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faeneror

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Heraclitus, fr. 101B

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

faenĕror: (less correctly fēn-, foen-), ātus sum, 1, v. dep., or (mostly post-Aug.), faenero, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. faenus.
I Prop., to lend on interest.
   A Form faeneror.
   1    With abl.: pecunias istius extraordinarias grandes suo nomine faenerabatur, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 70, § 170: primum cum posita esset pecunia apud eas societates, binis centesimis faeneratus est, took two per cent. (per month, and consequently, according to our reckoning, twenty-four per cent. per annum), id. ib. 2, 3, 70, § 165.—
   2    Absol.: a quo (Catone) cum quaereretur, quid maxime in re familiari expediret? respondit: Bene pascere ... Et cum ille, qui quaesierat, dixisset: Quid faenerari? tum Cato: Quid hominem occidere? Cic. Off. 2, 25, 89; cf. Cato, R. R. praef. § 1.—
   B Form faenero.
   1    With sub and abl.: pecuniam publicam sub usuris solitis, Dig. 22, 1, 11.—
   2    In simple constr.: pecuniam pupillarem, Dig. 26, 7, 46, § 2.—
   3    Without object: nil debet: faenerat immo magis, Mart. 1, 86, 4.—
   C Part. perf.: pecunia faenerata a tutoribus, Dig. 46, 3, 100; Pseudo Ascon. ad Cic. Div. in Caecil. 7 fin.—
II Meton.
   A To drain by usury: dimissiones libertorum ad faenerandas diripiendasque provincias, Cic. Par. 6, 2, 46.—
   B To borrow on interest: si quis pecuniam dominicam a servo faeneratus esset, Dig. 46, 3, 35.—
   C To lend, impart, furnish (post-Aug. and very rare): sol suum lumen ceteris quoque sideribus faenerat, Plin. 2, 6, 4, § 13: nummos habet arca Minervae: haec sapit, haec omnes faenerat una deos, Mart. 1, 77, 5.—
III Trop.
   A Neque enim beneficium faeneramur, practise usury with benefits, Cic. Lael. 9, 31: faeneratum istuc beneficium tibi pulchre dices, i. e. richly repaid, rewarded, Ter. Phorm. 3, 2, 8; cf. id. Ad. 2, 2, 11 Ruhnk.—
   B Juba et Petreius mutuis vulneribus concurrerunt et mortes faeneraverunt, exchanged with usury, i. e. inflicted on each other, Sen. Suas. 7.

Latin > English

faeneror faenerari, faeneratus sum V DEP :: lend money at interest; make interest/profit; invest/finance/supply; borrow