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Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet -> May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
Pervigilium Veneris

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

put on clothes, etc.: P. and V. ἐνδύεσθαι, περιβάλλειν, Ar. and P. ἀμφιεννύναι (or mid.), V. ἀμφιβάλλεσθαι, ἀμφιδύεσθαι, Ar. and V. ἀμφιτιθέναι (or mid.), ἀμπίσχειν (or mid.).

take on oneself: P. and V. ἀναιρεῖσθαι, προστίθεσθαι, ὑφίστασθαι, P. ἀναλαμβάνειν; see undertake.

assuming the trouble of your rearing: V. (γῆ) πανδοκοῦσα παιδείας ὄτλον (Aesch., Seven Against Thebes 18).

he assumes and takes upon himself all these men's iniquities: P. πάντα ἀναδεχόμενος καὶ εἰς αὑτόν ποιούμενος τὰ τούτων ἁμαρτήματά ἐστι (Dem. 352).

pretend: P. and V. πλάσσειν, Ar. and P. προσποιεῖσθαι.

a man might assume a fictitious character: P. δύναιτ' ἄν τις πλάσασθαι τὸν τρόπον τον αὑτοῦ (Lys. 157).

infer: P. and V. εἰκάζειν, τεκμαίρεσθαι, τοπάζειν; see infer.

assume (hypothetically): P. τιθέναι (or mid.).

I will assume it to be so: P. θήσω γὰρ οὕτω (Dem. 648).

assume as a principle: P. ὑπολαμβάνειν, ὑποτίθεσθαι.

be assumed: P. ὑπάρχειν, ὑποκεῖσθαι.

this being assumed: V. ὑπόντος τοῦδε (Eur., Electra 1036).

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