Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An approach; an adit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The entrance to a cavity or channel.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nullus est meatus ad quem non pateat aditus impudicitiae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The works which concern the seats and places of learning are four — foundations and buildings, endowments with revenues, endowments with franchises and privileges, institutions and ordinances for government — all tending to quietness and privateness of life, and discharge of cares and troubles; much like the stations which Virgil prescribeth for the hiving of bees: — “Principio sedes apibus statioque petenda, Quo neque sit ventis aditus, &c.”

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Vt ille rem proponit, quamquam sine arte, apposite tamen, et vt satis intelligas, quod qu鎠o diligenter perpendas, aditus ad Cathayam per Orientem procul dubio breuissimus est et almodum expeditus.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Sed [212] ea divisa hoc modo dicebantur: Statilius et Gabinius uti cum magna manu duodecim simul opportuna loca urbis incenderent, quo tumultu facilior aditus ad consulem ceterosque, quibus insidiae parabantur, fieret;

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • At Cácus saxum ingéns ita déiécerat ut aditus spéluncae omnínó obstruerétur.

    Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles A First Latin Reader

  • Acci amicissimi sui carminibus templorum ac monumentorum aditus exornavit suorum. '

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • [195] "Curiam deinde vero Rem. publicam Regni sui Cacellarii, viz.: est ac Thesaurii fugeremur officiis, patescebat nobis aditus faciles regal favoris intuitu, ad libros latebras libere perscruta tandas amoris quippe nostri fama volatitis jam ubiqs. percreluit tam qs. libros _et maxime veterum_ ferabatur cupidite las vestere posse vero quemlibet nostrum per quaternos facilius quam per pecuniam adipisa favorem."

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • Ā lateribus duōsitum, praeruptō fastīgiō ad plānitiem vergēgat; ā quārtō tantum [5] latere aditus erat facilis.

    Latin for Beginners

  • Hīs omnibus rēbus comparātīs, deinde [13] agger ab eā parte ubi aditus est facillimus exstruitur et cum vīneīs ad ipsum oppidum agitur.

    Latin for Beginners

  • Rhēnum aditus erat multō difficilior exercituī Rōmānō.

    Latin for Beginners

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