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From unde +‎ -que.





undique (not comparable)

  1. from all sides; from every direction
  2. all over; all around, in every place, everywhere
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 3.192–193:
      Postquam altum tenuēre ratēs, nec iam amplius ūllae
      adpārent terrae, caelum undique et undique pontus
      “After [our] ships held the deep, now neither [was there] any more sight of land: the sky [was] all around [us], and everywhere the sea.”
      (An example of hyperbole or exaggeration in a figure of speech.)
  3. utterly, completely
  4. from every point of view, in all respects


  • undique”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • undique”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • undique in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be shut in on all sides by very high mountains: altissimis montibus undique contineri
    • to win golden opinions from every one: omnium undique laudem colligere
    • an ideal: undique expleta et perfecta forma
    • to call up troops from all sides: evocare undique copias
    • to be pressed on all sides: undique premi, urgeri (B. G. 2. 26)