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sure

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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adjective

trustworthy: P. and V. βέβαιος, πιστός, ἀσφαλής, φερέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.), ἐχέγγυος (Thuc. but rare P.).

firm: P. and V. βέβαιος, V. ἔμπεδος; see firm.

free from falsehood: P. and V. ἀψευδής (Plato).

unerring: P. and V. ἄφυκτος.

exact: P. and V. ἀκριβής.

clear: P. and V. σαφής; see clear.

there is no sure mark to show true manhood: V. οὐκ ἔστ' ἀκριβὲς οὐδὲν εἰς εὐανδρίαν (Eur., Electra 367).

be sure, be convinced: P. and V. πεπεῖσθαι (perf. pass. of πείθειν), πιστεύω, πιστεύειν, Ar. and V. πεποιθέναι (2nd perf. act. of πείθειν) V. πιστοῦσθαι.

be sure, know for certain: P. and V. σαφῶς εἰδέναι, Ar. and V. σάφα εἰδέναι (rare P.),

be sure to: P. and V. φροντίζειν ὅπως (aor. subj. or fut. indic.).

be sure you play the man: V. ὅπως ἀνὴρ ἔσει; see under mind.

be sure to, be likely to: P. and V. μέλλειν (infin.).

make sure, ascertain: P. and V. μανθάνειν, πυνθάνεσθαι, γιγνώσκειν.

make sure of, know exactly: P. and V. ἀκριβοῦν (acc.).

test: P. and V. ἐλέγχειν, ἐξελέγχειν.

secure: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, εὑρίσκεσθαι; see secure.

to be sure, adverbial phrase: see surely.

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