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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Repair: P. ἐπισκευάζειν. Mend clothes: P. ἱμάτια, ἐξακεῖσθαι (Plat.). Improve, put right: Ar. and P. ἐπανορθοῦν, P. and V. ἐξορθοῦν. Make up for: P. and V. ἀκεῖσθαι (acc.), ἀναλαμβάνειν (acc.), ἰᾶσθαι (acc.), ἐξιᾶσθαι (acc.). It does not mend matters to…: V. οὐκ ἄκος (infin.), P. and V. οὐκ ὠφελεῖ (infin.). V. intrans. Improve: Ar. and P. ἐπιδιδόναι, P. and V. προκόπτειν. Mend in health: P. ῥαΐζειν.