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employ

Ὦ ξεῖν’, ἀγγέλλειν Λακεδαιμονίοις ὅτι τῇδε κείμεθα τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. -> Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
Simonides of Kea

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Use: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).

practise: Ar. and P. μελετᾶν, ἐπασκεῖν, P. and V. ἀσκεῖν. ἐπιτηδεύειν.

employ (one's time): P. and V. διάγειν, τρίβειν, Ar. and P. διατρίβειν.

employ oneself: Ar. and P. διατρίβειν (absol.), P. πραγματεύεσθαι (absol.).

apply, bring into use: P. and V. προσφέρειν, προστιθέναι, προσβάλλειν, προσαγειν, ἐπιφέρειν.

hire: Ar. and P. μισθοῦσθαι.