Lewis & Short

auctĭto, āre, v. doub. freq. [augeo, aucto], to increase or augment much (only in the two foll. exs.).

  1. I. Lit.: pecunias faenore, Tac. A. 6, 16.
  2. II. In the lang. of sacrifices (cf.: augeo, auctifico, adoleo, macto, etc.), to honor by offerings: sacris numinum potentiam, Arn. 7, p. 220.