Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

off

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

woodhouse 569.jpg

prep.

Away from: P. and V. ἀπό (gen). Out of: P. and V. ἐκ (gen.). Off (the coast): P. and V. πρός .(dat.), κατά (acc.). Off Laconia: P. κατὰ τὴν Λακωνικήν (Thuc. 4, 2; cf., Thuc. 8, 86). adv. Away: P. and V. ἐκποδών, Ar. and P. πόρρω, V. πρόσω, πόρσω. A long way off: P. διὰ πολλοῦ. Be off, be distant, v.: P. and V. ἀπέχειν, P. διέχειν. Be off, begone, interj.: Ar. and V. ἔρρε, V. ἔρροις, Ar. ἄπαγε. Off, gone: Ar. and V. φροῦδος (also Antipho. but rare P.). Be off, be gone, v.: P. and V. οἴχεσθαι, ἀπαλλαγῆναι (2nd aor. pass. ἀπαλλάσσειν), ἀποίχεσθαι, V. ἐξοίχεσθαι, Ar. and V. διοίχεσθαι (also Plat. but rare P.), ἔρρειν (also Plat. But rare P.). Be (well or badly) off: P. and V. (εὖ or κακῶς) ἔχειν. Be badly off: P. ἀπόρως διακεῖσθαι. How are you off for friends: V. πῶς δʼ εὐμενείας (gen. sing.) . . . ἔχεις; (Eur., Hel. 313). Come off, v.: see occur. Of a person, come off (better or worse): P. and V. ἀπαλλάσσειν. Cut off: lit., P. and V. τέμνειν, κόπτειν, Ar. and P. ἀποτέμνειν, V. θερίζειν, ἀπαμᾶν; see under cut. Intercept: P. ἀπολαμβάνειν, διαλαμβάνειν. Destroy: P. and καθαιρεῖν; see destroy. Get off: see escape. Be acquitted: P. and V. φεύγειν, σώζεσθαι, Ar. and P. ἀποφεύγειν. Keep off, ward off: P. and V. ἀμύνειν; see ward off. Refrain: P. and V. ἀπέχειν. Lie off, of a ship: P. ἐφορμεῖν (dat.); of an island: P. ἐπικεῖσθαι (dat. or absol.). Make off, run away: Ar. and P. ἀποδιδράσκειν. Put off, defer: P. and V. ἀποτίθεσθαι, εἰς αὖθις ἀναβάλλεσθαι; see under put. Take off (clothes, etc.): P. and V. ἐκδύειν, Ar. and P. ἀποδύειν. Take off from oneself: use mid. of verbs given. Parody: Ar. and P. κωμῳδεῖν (acc.).