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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

P. and V. κρύπτειν, ἀποκρύπτειν, συγκρύπτειν, P. κατακρύπτειν, ἐπικαλύπτειν, Ar. and V. καλύπτειν, V. συγκαλύπτειν (rare P.), στέγειν, κεύθειν, ἀμπέχειν (rare P.), ἀμπίσχειν (rare P.), συναμπέχειν, συναμπίσχειν, πυκάζειν; see also encompass.

cover all round: P. περιαμπέχειν (also Ar. in form περιαμπίσχειν).

cover over: P. and V. περικαλύπτειν, προκαλύπτεσθαι, V. καταμπίσχειν, κατασκιάζειν (Plato also but rare P.).

cover (so as to protect): P. σκεπάζειν (Xen.); see shelter.

cover a distance: P. and V. ἀνύτειν, P. τελεῖν (Thuc. 2, 97), V. κατανύτειν.

more quickly than a racer ever covered two laps: V. θᾶσσον… ἢ δρομεὺς δισσοὺς διαύλους ἵππιος διήνυσε (Eur., Electra 824).

cover with reproaches: P. ὀνείδει περιβάλλειν (Dem. 604).

cover with disgrace: P. αἰσχύνην περιάπτειν (dat.) (cf. Ar., plut. 590).

include: P. περιέχειν, περιλαμβάνειν, P. and V. συλλαμβάνειν.

be enough for: P. and V. ἱκανὸς εἶναι (dat.).

substantive

lid: Ar. ἐπίθημα, τό.

case: Ar. and P. ἔλυτρον, τό (Plato), P. and V. περίβολος, ὁ; see covering.

cover for arms: Ar. and V. σάγμα, τό, or pl.

shelter: P. σκέπη, ἡ.

protection, shield: P. and V. πρόβλημα, τό.

under cover, adj.: V. ὑπόστεγος.

through a covered pipe: use adv., P. στεγανῶς (Thuc. 4, 100).

in a place of safety: P. and V. ἐν ἀσφαλείᾳ.

under cover (pretence) of: P. ἐπὶ προφάσει (gen.).

receive indemnity under cover of his profession: P. τῷ τῆς τέχνης προσχήματι τυγχάνειν ἀδείας (Dem. 58).

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