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defeat

Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Conquer: P. and V. νικᾶν, V. ὑπερβάλλεσθαι; see conquer.

Baffle: P. and V. σφάλλειν, P. ἐκκρούειν.

Defeat a plot: P. καταπαύειν ἐπιβουλήν (Thuc. 8,. 24).

Defeat at sea: P. καταναυμαχεῖν (acc.).

Be defeated: P. and V. ἡσσᾶσθαι, σφάλλεσθαι.

subs.

P. ἧσσα, ἡ, πταῖσμα, τό.

Failure: P. and V. σφάλμα, τό, P. πταῖσμα, τό.