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καταλαμβάνειν

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

Greek > English (Woodhouse Verbs Reversed)

καταλαμβάνειν = (see also καταλαμβάνω): apprehend, befall, catch, occupy, overtake, seize, surprise, understand, befal, catch in the act, come up with, come upon suddenly, grasp in the mind, grasp with the mind, happen to, occupy it, pin down, seize a place, surprise a position, take by surprise, take in the act, take in thought, take possession of, tie down

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