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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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v. trans.

Make known, explain: P. and V. φαίνειν, ἐξηγεῖσθαι, ἑρμηνεύειν, συμβάλλειν, δηλοῦν, σημαίνειν (Plat.), δεικνύναι, φράζειν, διειπεῖν (Plat.), V. ἐκφράζειν, σαφηνίζειν (also Xen.).

Express (an opinion): P. and V. ἀποφαίνεσθαι, P. ἀποδείκνυσθαι.

Announce: P. and V ἀγγέλλειν, ἀπαγγέλλειν, διαγγέλλειν, ἐξαγγέλλειν, ἐκφέρειν, σημαίνειν, προσημαίνειν, V. προὐννέπειν, γεγωνεῖν, γεγωνίσκειν, προφωνεῖν, ἐκβάζειν, Ar. and V. θροεῖν; see also proclaim, say.

Narrate: P. and V. λέγειν, ἐξηγεῖσθαι, διέρχεσθαι, ἐπεξέρχεσθαι, φράζειν, ἐξειπεῖν, Ar. and P. διηγεῖσθαι, διεξέρχεσθαι, V. ἐκφράζειν, πιφαύσκειν (Aesch.).

Assert: P. and V. φάσκειν. φάναι, P. διατείνεσθαι, ἰσχυρίζεσθαι, διισχυρίζεσθαι, V. αὐχεῖν (rare P.), ἐξαυχεῖν.

Declare as a witness: P. and V. μαρτυρεῖν.

Declare on oath: see swear.

Declare for, take the side of: P. and V. προστίθεσθαι (dat.).

Declare (war): P. προαγορεύειν (πόλεμον).

Waiting to see on which side victory would declare itself: P. περιορώμενοι ὁποτέρων ἡ νίκη ἔσται (Thuc. 4, 73).