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consŭlātus, ūs, m. [consul], the office of consul, the consulate or consulship (very frq. in all periods): honorum populi finis est consulatus, Cic. Planc. 25, 60: consulatus ille antiquus, id. Tusc. 2, 17, 41: quo pluris est universa respublica quam consulatus aut praetura, etc., Sall. J. 85, 2; 63, 2 et saep.—In plur. (not ante-Aug.): quinque consulatus eodem tenore gesti, Liv. 4, 10, 9; Tac. Or. 7.—Esp. in the phrases: consulatum petere, Cic. Mur. 3, 8; Sall. C. 16 fin.; Quint. 11, 1, 69; Suet. Caes. 24 et saep.: appetere, Sall. J. 63, 6: mandare alicui, id. C. 23, 5; id. J. 73, 6: adipisci, Cic. Mur. 26, 53: accipere, Suet. Aug. 10: invadere, id. ib. 26: ingredi, Quint. 6, 1, 35: inire, Suet. Ner. 43: obtinere, Cic. Mur. 1, 1: gerere, id. Agr. 1, 8, 25; Sall. J. 35, 2; Suet. Aug. 14 et saep.; v. also abdico, fungor, defungor, etc.