Defungor, defúngeris, defunctus sum, defúngi. Virgil. To bee deliuered, ridde, and no more troubled or charged with a thing: to be dispatched of a matter: to be paste: to bee discharged. To perfourme. To do a thing not absolutly, but only as it were to keepe himselfe out of danger.Defunctus iam sum.Terent.I haue now done my duetie: I haue nowe ended my matter: I am now dispatched, rid, or out of danger.Defunctum vtinam hoc sit modo.Terent.Would God this were at an end or sinished now.Amore leui defungi. Sen. Defunctus pietate animus.Cic.A minde that hath fully shewed his naturall loue and affection toward his countrey.Defunctus cæde.Liui. Multitudinem nequaquam pari defunctam esse cæde. That multitude was not quit or sca. ped not with so small a murder and losse of men. Manie moe of that multitude were slaine.Defungi certamine.Liu.Defungi cura.Liu.To be deliuered and ridde of a care or charge that he is in.Tribus decumis pro vna defungi.Cic.To haue payed three tithes for one.Defunctus fato.Liu.Paste the daunger of that was prophecied to come.Defunctus Consulis fato. Liuius. Deliuered or ridde by the death of the Consull.Defungi in hac re cupio.Terent.I would gladly be dischar. ged of this matter, or out of this businesse.Laboribus defunctus. Hor. Deliuered from his paines.Defunctus fatalibus malis. Suet. Past the danger of those euils that were prophecied to come.Defuncta ciuitate plurimorum morbis. perpaucis funeribus. Liuius. After the citie had escaped with the sickenesse of many, and the death of a fewe.Defancta morbis corpora. Li. Bodies that haue escaped out of sickenesses, and be recouered.Vili munere orationis defungi. Plancus Cic.To be quitte & discharged with, &c.Periculis defunctum esse.Cic.To be past daunger.Oportet omnes defungi vnius pœna.Liu.All the rest muste be quit and dispatched with the punishement of one.Defungi prælio festinat.Liu.He hasteneth to finishe or ende the battell. Scelere defungi. Seneca. Præmensæ defuoctus tempora lucis. Tibul. After I haue ended or finished the prescript time or course of my life.Temporibus suis defuncta dicuntur quæ perierunt. Horat. That be ended and past their time. Defunctos etiam alicuius imperio dicimus.Liu.That fulfil ones commaundement after a sorte to auoide reprchension, but not persitely.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
dē-fungor, functus (infin. pass. parag. defungier, Ter. Phorm. 5, 9, 32), 3, v. dep., to have done with, to acquit one's self of, to discharge an affair or an obligation (esp. an unwelcome, unpleasant one), to perform, finish (class.). (a). With abl.: aliquo studio, Lucr. 4, 963: tam vili munere orationis, Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 24: omni populari concitatione, Cic. Sest. 34, 74: periculis, id. Rosc. Am. 8; Verg. A. 6, 83: tribus decumis pro una, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 16: hoc mendacio, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 1 fin.: imperio regis, Liv. 1, 4: proelio, id. 1, 25; cf. bello, id. 25, 35: consulis fato, id. 10, 29; cf.: fatalibus malis, Suet. Ner. 40: plurimorum morbis, perpaucis funeribus, Liv. 4, 52: poena, id. 2, 35; 29, 21: laboribus, Hor. Od. 3, 24, 15; Ov. F. 6, 541 et saep.; esp. of the finishing of this (troublesome) life (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): vitā,
, Verg. G. 4, 475; id. A. 6, 306; Curt. 5, 5, 13: suis temporibus, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 22; but, sua morte, Suet. Caes. 89: honesta morte, Curt. 5, 25, 11; 8, 7, 5: terrā, Ov. M. 9, 254; cf. the foll. —Poet., with inanimate subjects: defunctum bello barbiton,
discharged from the warfare of love
, Hor. Od. 3, 26, 3.—(b).Absol.: nec adversus illos mercede defungor,
nor do I discharge my obligation by the payment
, Sen. Ben. 6, 16, 1: defunctus jam sum, now I am quit, i. e. safe, out of danger, Ter. Eun. prol. 15 Ruhnk.; cf. id. Ad. 3, 4, 63; id. Phorm. 5, 8, 32; Ov. M. 2, 9, 24.—To depart, die (not ante Aug.; cf. supra): dicitur prius esse defunctus, Quint. 5, 5, 2; Tac. A. 15, 22 fin.; Suet. Aug. 99: honesta morte, Curt. 5, 8, 11; hence, defunctus, = mortuus,
, Ov. Am. 1, 8, 108; Tac. A. 1, 1; 1, 7; Quint. 4, 1, 28; 5, 14, 15; Suet. Caes. 6; id. Aug. 8; 61; Vulg. Matth. 9. 18.—Plur.: defuncti, m., the dead, Sen. ad. Marc. 13, 2; id. Polyb. 9, 2; id. Ep. 63, 5; Plin. 2, 7, 5, 27; 2, 68, 68, 175 al. et saep.