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reason

Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Rational faculty: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ; use mind. Cause: P. and V. αἰτία, ἡ, Ar. and P. αἴτιον, τό. Plea: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, πρόφασις, ἡ, σκῆψις, ἡ. In reason: see reasonably. Anything in reason: P. ὁτιοῦν τῶν δυνατῶν. It stands to reason: P. and V. εἰκός (ἐστι), εὔλογόν (ἐστι). By reason of: P. and V. διά (acc.), ἕνεκα (gen.), χάριν (gen.) (Plat.), V. εἵνεκα (gen.), Ar. and V. ἕκατι (gen.), οὕνεκα (gen.), sometimes in P. παρά (acc.) (Dem. 545). For what reason? P. and V. διὰ τί; τοῦ χάριν; V. ἐκ τίνος λόγου; see why. For no reason: V. ἐξ οὐδένος λόγου. For other reasons: P. and V. ἄλλως. For many reasons we may expect victory: P. κατὰ πολλὰ εἰκὸς ἐπικρατῆσαι (Thuc.). v. intrans. P. and V. λογίζεσθαι, P. συλλογίζεσθαι. Reason rightly: P. and V. ὀρθῶς γιγνώσκειν.