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Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most
Sappho

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v. trans.

P. διαδέχεσθαι (dat. or absol.).

Be successor: see under successor.

Follow: P. and V. ἕπεσθαι (dat.); see follow.

Task succeeded task: V. ἔργου δʼ ἔργον ἐξημείβετο (Eur., Hel. 1533).

Lo, wonder succeeds wonder: V. καὶ μὴν ἀμείβει καινὸν ἐκ καινῶν τόδε (Eur., Or. 1503).

Another sorrow bidding woe succeed woe diverts my thoughts therefrom: V. παρακαλεῖ δʼ ἐκεῖθεν αὖ λυπή τις ἄλλη διάδοχος κακῶν κακοῖς (Eur., Hec. 587).

Woe succeeding woe: V. κακὸν κακῷ διάδοχον (Eur., And. 802).

V. intrans. Be successful, of persons or things: P. and V. ὀρθοῦσθαι, εὐτυχεῖν, κατορθοῦν (or pass.), εὖ φέρεσθαι; see answer.

Of persons only: P. and V. τυγχάνειν, P. κατατυγχάνειν, ἐπιτυγχάνειν.

When he didn't succeed: P. ὡς αὐτῷ οὐ προὐχώρει (Thuc. 1, 109).

Of things only: P. and V. εὖ χωρεῖν, προχωρεῖν.

Succeed in: P. and V. δύνασθαι (infin.), ἔχειν (infin.); see be able, under able.

Come next: Ar. and P. ἐπιγίγνεσθαι.

Succeeding: P. and V. ἐπιών; see under succeeding.

Succeed to, inherit: P. and V. παραλαμβάνειν (acc.).