καθίστημι

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Etymology[edit]

From κατά (katá, down) +‎ ἵστημι (hístēmi, I stand).

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κᾰθῐ́στημῐ (kathístēmi)

  1. (transitive, active voice of present, imperfect, future, and 1st aorist tenses)
    1. I set down, stop, bring to land
      1. I bring down to a place
      2. I bring before a magistrate or king
    2. I set in order
      1. I ordain, appoint
        1. (especially of political constitutions) I settle, establish
      2. I bring into a certain state
      3. (with double accusative) I make or render so
      4. I make, continue
  2. (intransitive, middle and passive voices, active voice of perfect, pluperfect, and 2nd aorist tenses)
    1. I am set, I set myself down, settle
        1. I come before another, stand in their presence
      1. I am set as guard, I am appointed
      2. (in a physical sense) I settle, deposit a sediment
      3. I stand quiet or calm
      4. I am established or instituted
      5. (of purchases) I cost
      6. I stand against, oppose

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