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Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα → Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

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verb transitive

P. and V. καθίζειν, V. ἵζειν, ἱδρύειν; see seat.

at meals: Ar. and P. κατακλίνειν.

verb intransitive

P. and V. καθῆσθαι, καθίζειν, καθέζεσθαι, Ar. and V. ἵζειν (also Plato but rare P.), ἵζεσθαι, ἕζεσθαι, V. ἧσθαι, καθιζάνειν, ἱδρῦσθαι (perf. pass. of ἱδρύειν), θακεῖν, θάσσειν.

sit at meals: Ar. and P. κατακλίνεσθαι.

sit in an official capacity: P. καθῆσθαι, καθίζειν, καθίζεσθαι.

with others: Ar. and P. συγκαθῆσθαι.

sit at: V. ἔφησθαι (acc. or dat.), προσῆσθαι (dat.), προσίζειν (acc.), παρῆσθαι (dat.).

sit by: see sit at.

sit by a person: Ar. and P. παρακαθῆσθαι (dat. or absol.), παρακαθίζεσθαι (dat. or absol.), P. συμπαρακαθίζεσθαι μετά (gen ); transitively, see seat.

sit by as assessor: see assessor.

sit down: P. and V. καθῆσθαι; use sit.

sit down before a town (to besiege it): P. προσκαθέζεσθαι (acc.), προσκαθῆσθαι (acc.); see besiege.

sit idle: P. and V. καθῆσθαι, V. θάσσειν.

sit near: see sit at, sit by.

sit on: use P. and V. verb, sit with, εἰς (acc.), or V. ἐνθακεῖν (dat.), ἔφησθαι (dat.), καθίζειν (acc.), Ar. and P. καθίζειν ἐπί (acc.).

make to sit on: P. ἐγκαθίζειν (τινὰ εἴς τι).

sit together: P. and V. συγκαθῆσθαι, P. συγκαθέζεσθαι.

at meals: Ar. συγκατακλίνεσθαι.

sit up: P. ἀνακαθίζεσθαι.

keep awake: P. ἀγρυπνεῖν.

sit up for, watch for: P. and V. τηρεῖν (acc.).