ἐπέχω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπί (epí, upon) + ἔχω (ékhō, have, hold)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ἐπέχω (epekhō) future: ἐφέξω aorist: ἐπέσχον

  1. to have or hold upon
    1. to hold over a thing
  2. to hold out, present, offer
  3. to hold or direct towards
    1. to direct one's mind to a thing
      1. to intend, purpose
    2. to stand facing, face
  4. to keep, hold back, check
    1. to stay, stop, wait, pause
      1. (with genitive) to stop or cease from...
      2. as a technical term of the Skeptics: to suspend one's judgement
  5. to reach or extend over a space, outstretch
  6. to have power over, to occupy
    1. to prevail, predominate
      1. (of time) to continue

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition