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Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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good-will: P. and V. εὔνοια. ἡ, εὐμένεια, ἡ, V. πρευμένεια, ἡ, P. φιλοφροσύνη, ἡ.

boon, service: P. and V. χάρις, ἡ, ἔρανος, ὁ, P. εὐεργεσία, ἡ, εὐεργέτημα, τό; see service, benefaction.

curry favour with: P. and V. χαρίζεσθαι (dat.), ὑποτρέχειν (acc.), ὑπέρχεσθαι (acc.), θωπεύειν (acc.), V. σαίνειν (acc.), προσσαίνειν (acc.), θώπτειν (acc.), Ar. and P. ὑποπίπτειν (acc. or dat.), Ar. and V. αἰκάλλειν (acc.). do a favour to, v.: P. and V. εὐεργετεῖν (acc.), V. χάριν ὑπουργεῖν (dat.). χάριν διδόναι (dat.), χάριν τίθεσθαι (dat.), Ar. and V. χάριν νέμειν (dat.), P. χάριν δρᾶν (absol.); see serve.

Theseus asks you as a favour to bury the dead: V. Θήσευς σ' ἀπαιτεῖ πρὸς χάριν θάψαι νεκρούς (Eur., Supp. 385).

in favour of: V. and V. πρός (gen.).

thinking that a battle at sea in a small space was in their (the enemy's) favour: P. νομίζοντες πρὸς ἐκείνων εἶναι τὴν ἐν ὀλίγῳ ναυμαχίαν (Thuc. 2, 86).

I will speak in your favour, not in mine: V. πρὸς σοῦ γὰρ, οὐδ' ἐμοῦ, φράσω (Soph., Oedipus Rex 1434; cf Plato, Protagoras 336D).

he has suddenly become in favour of Philip: P. γέγονεν ἐξαίφνης ὑπὲρ Φιλίππου (Dem. 438).

vote in favour of a person's acquittal: P. ἀποψηφίζεσθαι (gen. of pers.).

vote in favour of a thing: Ar. and P. ψηφίζεσθαι (acc).

make a favour of justice: P. καταχαρίζεσθαι τὰ δίκαια (Plato, Ap. 35C).

verb transitive

gratify: P. and V. χαρίζεσθαι (dat.). P. καταχαρίζεσθαι (dat.); see also benefit.

be friendly disposed to: P. and V. εὐνοεῖν (dat.), P. εὐνοικῶς διακείσθαι πρός (acc.); see side with.

be on the side of: V. συνεῖναι (dat.).

favour the Lacedaemonians: P. τὰ Λακεδαιμονίων φρονεῖν (Thuc. 5, 84), or use P. Λακωνίζειν.

I favour your cause: V. εὖ φρονῶ τὰ σὰ (Soph., Ajax 491).

favour the Athenians: P. Ἀττικίζειν.

favour the Persians: P. Μηδίζειν.

on a charge of favouring the Athenians: P. ἐπ' Ἀττικισμῷ (Thuc. 8. 38).

of things, help on: P. προφέρειν (εἰς, acc.).