Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

abase

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 1.jpg

v. trans.

P. and V. καθαιρεῖν, καταβάλλειν, συστέλλειν, κολούειν, P. ταπεινοῦν, Ar. and V. ἰσχναίνειν, V. καταρρέπειν, κλίνειν.

Be abased: use also P. and V. κάμπτεσθαι (Plat.).