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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Of persons or things: P. and V. ἀγαθός, χρηστός, καλός, σπουδαῖος, Ar. and V. ἐσθλός, V. κεδνός. Pious: P. and V. εὐσεβής, θεοσεβής, ὅσιος. Serviceable: P. and V. σύμφορος, χρήσιμος, πρόσφορος, Ar. and P. ὠφέλιμος, V. ὀνήσιμος, Ar. and V. ὠφελήσιμος. Be good (serviceable): P. and V. συμφέρειν, ὠφελεῖν, Ar. and P. προὔργου εἶναι, V. ἀρήγειν; see be of use under use. Well born: P. and V. γενναῖος, εὐγενής, Ar. and V. ἐσθλός. Kind: P. and V. πρᾶος, ἤπιος, φιλάνθρωπος; see kind. Skilful: P. and V. σοφός, δεινός, ἀγαθός, ἄκρος. Good (skilful) at: Ar. and P. δεινός (acc.), P. ἄκρος (gen. or εἰς, acc). Good at speaking: P. and V. δεινὸς λέγειν. Fit for food or drink: see eatable, drinkable. Favourable (of news, etc.), P. and V. καλός, V. κεδνός; see auspicious. Considerable in amount, etc.: P. and V. μέτριος. So far so good: see under far. Be any good, v.; see avail. Do good to: see benefit. Make good, confirm,

v. trans.:

P. βεβαιοῦν. Ratify: P. and V. κυροῦν, ἐπικυροῦν, ἐμπεδοῦν (Plat.). V. ἐχέγγυον ποιεῖν. Prove: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν. Accomplish: see accomplish. Make good (losses, etc.): P. and V. ἀναλαμβάνειν, ἀκεῖσθαι, ἰᾶσθαι, ἐξιᾶσθαι. For good and all: see for ever under ever. Resolve to have uttered for good and all the words you spoke concerning this woman: V. βούλου λόγους οὓς εἶπας εἰς τήνδʼ ἐμπέδως εἰρηκέναι (Soph., Trach. 486).

subs.

Advantage: P. and V. ὄφελος, τό, ὄνησις, ἡ, ὠφέλεια, ἡ, Ar. and V. ὠφέλημα, τό, V. ὠφέλησις, ἡ. Gain, profit: P. and V. κέρδος, τό. I have tried all means and done no good: V. εἰς πᾶν ἀφῖγμαι κουδὲν εἴργασμαι πλέον (Eur., Hipp. 284). What good is this to me? V. καὶ τί μοι πλέον τόδε; (Eur., Ion. 1255). What good will it be to the dead? P. τί ἔσται πλέον τῷ γε ἀποθανόντι; (Ant. 140). For the good of: Ar. and P. ἐπʼ ἀγαθῷ (gen. or dat.). The good (in philosophical sense): P. τἀγαθόν, ἰδέα τἀγαθοῦ, ἡ.

interj.

P. and V. εἶεν. Bravo: Ar. and P. εὖγε.