χρῆσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From χράω ‎(khráō, I use, lend, declare)

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Noun[edit]

χρῆσις ‎(khrêsisf ‎(genitive χρήσεως, χρήσιος); third declension xrhsis khresis chresis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek χρῆσις.

  1. use, usage, employment
  2. utility, usefulness
  3. intimacy, relationship, sexual intercourse
  4. (grammar) use, example, quotation
  5. the response of an oracle
  6. loan

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