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power

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

capacity: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ.

strength: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ, ἰσχύς, ἡ, ῥώμη, ἡ, V. σθένος, τό, ἀλκή, ἡ, μένος, τό (also Plat. but rare P.).

greatness: P. and V. μέγεθος, τό.

rule: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ, κράτος, τό, δυναστεία, ἡ.

authority: P. and V. ἐξουσία, ἡ, κῦρος, τό.

power (of drugs): V. δύνασις, ἡ, ἰσχύς, ἡ.

the powers that be: P. and V. οἱ δυνάμενοι.

in the power of, prep.: P. and V. ἐπί (dat.).

in (any one's) power: use adj., P. and V. ὑποχείριος, V. χείριος.

those in power, those in office: P. and V. οἱ ἐν τέλει.

possessed of full powers (of generals, ambassadors, etc.), adj.: Ar. and P. αὐτοκράτωρ.

as far as lies in my power: P. κατὰ δύναμιν.

as far as lay in their power you have been placed in serious danger: P. τὸ ἐπὶ τούτοις εἶναι ἐν τοῖς δεινοτάτοις κινδύνοις καθεστήκατε (Thuc.).

get a person into one's power: P. and V. ὑποχείριον λαμβάνειν, (acc.), V. χείριον λαμβάνειν (acc.), P. ὑφʼ ἑαυτῷ ποιεῖσθαι (acc.).