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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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

win for oneself: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, φέρεσθαι, κομίζεσθαι, εὑρίσκεσθαι, ἐκφέρεσθαι, Ar. and V. φέρειν (also Plat. but rare P.), εὑρίσκειν, V. ἄρνυσθαι (also Plat. but rare P.), ἀνύτεσθαι.

obtain: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, κατακτᾶσθαι, λαμβάνειν, P. περιποιεῖσθαι.

acquire by labour: V. ἐκπονεῖν, ἐκμοχθεῖν.

acquire in addition: P. and V. ἐπικτᾶσθαι, P. προσκτᾶσθαι.

help to acquire, : P. συγκτᾶσθαι (τί, τινι), συγκατακτᾶσθαι (τί, τινι).