Lewis & Short

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indūtĭae (less correctly -cĭae), ārum, f. [for indu-itiae, from indu for in and ire, a going into rest or retirement; cf. Aur. ap. Gell. 1, 25, 17; hence], a cessation of hostilities, a truce, armistice (class.).

  1. I. Lit.: indutiae sunt belli feriae, Varr. ap. Gell. 1, 25, 2; cf. the context: cum triginta dierum essent cum hoste pactae indutiae, Cic. Off. 1, 10, 33: biennii, Liv. 10, 5, 12: indutias facere, Cic. Phil. 8, 7, 20: inire aequis condicionibus, Plin. Pan. 11, 5: petere, Nep. Ages. 2: conservare, id. ib.: tollere, to put an end to, Liv. 30, 4, 8: agitare, Sall. J. 31, 4: per indutias, during the truce, Liv. 30, 37, 6.
  2. II. Transf., a cessation, pause (ante- and post-class.): immo indutiae parumper fiant, si quid vis loqui, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 233: delay in paying a tax, Cassiod. Var. 5, 34: noctis indutiae, the stillness of night, App. M. 2, p. 126 init.
    Of a truce in a lovers’ quarrel: injuriae, suspiciones, inimicitiae, indutiae, Bellum, pax rursum, Ter. Eun. 1, 1, 15.