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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

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 (Plat.).

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 ἔστʼ ἀκριβὲς οὐδὲν εἰς εὐανδρίαν (Eur., El. 367).

Be sure, be convinced: P. and V. πεπεῖσθαι (perf. pass. of πείθειν), 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.