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protect

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

guard: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, φρουρεῖν, διαφυλάσσειν, περιστέλλειν, V. ἐκφυλάσσειν, ῥύεσθαι, Ar. and P. τηρεῖν.

defend: P. and V. ἀμύνειν (dat.).

champion: P. and V. προστατεῖν (gen.), προΐστασθαι (gen.), V. ὑπερστατεῖν (gen.); see champion.

protect a place (as a tutelary deity does): P. and V. ἔχειν (acc.) (Dem. 274), P. λαγχάνειν (acc.) (Plat.), Ar. and V. προστατεῖν (gen.), ἐπισκοπεῖν (acc.), V. ἀμφέπειν (acc.).

shelter: V. στέγειν (also Xen.), P. σκεπάζειν (Xen.).

save: P. and V. σώζειν, διασώζειν, ἐκσώζειν.