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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Put to: P. and V. προσφέρειν, προστιθέναι, προσβάλλειν, προσάγειν, ἐπιφέρειν.

He applied the goad to the horses: V. ἐπῆγε κέντρον . . . πώλοις (Eur., Hipp. 1194).

Attach: P. and V. προστιθέναι, προσάπτειν, προσαρμόζειν.

Use: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).

Nor again can I apply the dream to my friends: V. οὐδʼ αὖ συνάψαι τοὔναρ εἰς φίλους ἔχω (Eur., I.T. 59). V. intrans.

Suit, fit: P. and V. ἁρμόζειν, προσήκειν.

In his accusations he spoke those words which now apply to himself: P. κατηγορῶν ἐκείνους τοὺς λόγους εἶπεν οἳ κατʼ αὐτοῦ νῦν ὑπάρχουσι (Dem. 416).

Be in force: P. and V. ἰσχύειν, κύριος εἶναι.

Apply one's mind to: Ar. and P. προσέχειν (dat.), προσέχειν τὸν νοῦν (dat.), P. and V. νοῦν ἔχειν (πρός, acc. or dat. without prep.).

Apply oneself to: P. and V. ἔχεσθαι (gen.), ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), προσκεῖσθαι (dat.), ἀνθάπτεσθαι (gen.), P. ἐπιτίθεσθαι (dat.).

Apply for: see seek.

Apply to (a person for help, etc.): P. and V. προσέρχεσθαι (dat. or πρός, acc.), ἐπέρχεσθαι (acc.).

Have recourse to: P. and V. τρέπεσθαι (πρός, acc.), P. καταφεύγειν (πρός, acc. or εἰς, acc.), V. φεύγειν (εἰς, acc.).