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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

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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,

verb transitive:

P. βεβαιοῦν.

ratify: P. and V. κυροῦν, ἐπικυροῦν, ἐμπεδοῦν (Plato). 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 τήνδ' ἐμπέδως εἰρηκέναι (Sophocles, Trachiniae 486).


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 (Euripides, Hippolytus 284).

what good is this to me? V. καὶ τί μοι πλέον τόδε; (Euripides, Ion. 1255).

what good will it be to the dead? P. τί ἔσται πλέον τῷ γε ἀποθανόντι; (Antigone 140).

for the good of: Ar. and P. ἐπ' ἀγαθῷ (gen. or dat.).

the good (in philosophical sense): P. τἀγαθόν, ἰδέα τἀγαθοῦ, ἡ.


P. and V. εἶεν.

bravo: Ar. and P. εὖγε.