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Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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verb transitive

preserve, retain: P. and V. σώζειν, φυλάσσειν.

hold: P. and V. ἔχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν; (rare P.).

protect: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, φρουρεῖν, V. ἐκφυλάσσειν, ῥύεσθαι, Ar. and P. τηρεῖν; see guard.

observe, maintain: P. and V. σώζειν, φυλάσσειν, διαφυλάσσειν, διασώζειν.

prevent: P. and V. κωλύειν, ἐπικωλύειν, ἀπείργειν, ἐξείργειν; see prevent.

detain: P. and V. κατέχειν, ἐπέχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν; (rare P.), V. ἐπίσχειν; (rare P.), ἐρητύειν; see check.

support (with food, etc.): P. and V. τρέφειν, βόσκειν (Thuc. but rare P.), V. φέρβειν.

keeping Sicily on the left: P. ἐν δεξιᾷ λαβόντες τὴν Σικελίαν (Thuc. 7, 1).

keep (peace, etc.): P. and V. ἄγω, ἄγειν.

keep (a festival, etc.): P. and V. ἄγω, ἄγειν.

keep quiet: P. and V. ἡσυχάζειν, Ar. and P. ἡσυχίαν ἄγω, ἡσυχίαν ἄγειν, V. ἡσύχως ἔχειν.

verb intransitive keep (doing a thing), continue: P. διατελεῖν (part.), διαμένειν (part. or infin.), διαγίγνεσθαι (part.), P. and V. καρτερεῖν; (part.).

you keep talking nonsense: P. φλυαρεῖς ἔχων (Plato, Gorg. 490E.; cf. Ar., Ran. 202).

remain: P. and V. μένειν; see remain.

keep well or keep ill: P. and V. εὖ ἔχειν or κακῶς ἔχειν.

keep back, verb transitive: see hide, reserve, cheek.

shall I tell you openly what happened there or keep back the tale: V. πότερά σοι παρρησίᾳ φράσω τὰ κεῖθεν ἢ λόγον στειλώμεθα (Eur., Bacchae 668).

keep down: P. and V. κατέχειν.

subdue: P. and V. καταστρέφεσθαι, χειροῦσθαι.

keep from, refrain from: P. and V. ἀπέχεσθαι; (gen.), ἀφίστασθαι (gen.); see refrain.

keep in mind: P. and V. σώζειν (or mid.), φυλάσσειν (or mid.); see remember.

keep in the dark: P. and V. κρύπτειν; (τινά τι), P. ἀποκρύπτεσθαι (τινά τι).

we are keeping him in the dark touching this matter: V. σιγῇ τοῦθ' ὑφαιρούμεσθά νιν (Eur., Electra 271). keep off, verb transitive: P. and V. ἀπέχειν, ἀμύνειν, Ar. and P. ἀπαμύνειν; see ward off.

hard to keep off, adj.: V. δυσφύλακτος.

refrain from: P. and V. ἀπέχεσθαι; (gen.).

keep on, verb intransitive: P. and V. καρτερεῖν, P. διατελεῖν.

last: P. and V. μένειν, παραμένειν, ἀντέχειν, P. διαμένειν, συμμένειν.

go forward: P. and V. προβαίνειν, προχωρεῖν, P. προέρχεσθαι.

be prolonged: P. and V. χρονίζεσθαι, V. χρονίζειν.

keep out: see keep off.

keep out (rain, water or missiles): P. and V. στέγειν; (acc.).

keep to, abide by: P. and V. ἐμμένειν; (dat.).

they kept more to the sea: P. τῆς θαλάσσης μᾶλλον ἀντείχοντο (Thuc. 1, 13).

he would both have kept to the law and shown his piety: V. καὶ τοῦ νόμου τ' ἂν εἴχετ' εὐσεβής τ' ἂν ἦν (Eur., Orestes 503). keep together, verb transitive: P. and V. συνέχειν.

keep under: see keep down.

keep up, maintain: P. and V. σώζειν, φυλάσσειν, διασώζειν; see maintain.

keep up one's spirits: P. and V. θαρσεῖν, θρασύνεσθαι, V. εὐθυμεῖν; (Eur., Cyclops), θαρσύνειν.

keep up (another's) spirits: see encourage.

keep up (a noise, shouting, etc.): P. and V. χρῆσθαι; (dat.).

keep up, hold out, verb intransitive: P. and V. ἀντέχειν.

keep up with: P. and V. ἕπεσθαι; (dat.), συνέπεσθαι (dat.), V. ὁμαρτεῖν; (dat.).


maintenance: P. and V. τροφή, ἡ, Ar. and P. σίτησις, ἡ.

keep of castle: use P. and V. πύργος, ὁ.

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Dutch > Greek

keep = γλυφίς

(Translation based on the reversal of Mijnwoordenboek's Ancient Greek to Dutch dictionary)