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weigh

Ἐδιζησάμην ἐμεωυτόν -> I searched out myself
Heraclitus, fr. 101B

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Weigh in the scales: Ar. and P. ἱστάναι.

Weigh one set of pleasures against another: P. ἡδέα πρὸς ἡδέα ἱστάναι (Plat., Prot. 356B).

Let him repeat another sentence and weigh it against mine: Ar. ἀλλʼ ἕτερον εἰπάτω τι κἀντιστησάτω (Ran. 1389).

Casting eyes on two and weighing them in his hands: V. δισσούς γʼ ἀθρήσας κἀπιβαστάσας χεροῖν (Eur., Cycl. 379).

Generally, measure: P. and V. μετρεῖν, σταθμᾶσθαι, συμμετρεῖσθαι; see measure.

Examine: P. and V. ἐξετάζειν, σκοπεῖν, διασκοπεῖν; see examine.

Ponder on: P. and V. ἐνθυμεῖσθαι (acc.), λογίζεσθαι (acc.); see under ponder.

Compare: P. and V. εἰκάζειν, ἀπεικάζειν, ἀντιτιθέναι; see compare.

V. intrans. Have a certain weight: P. ἔχειν σταθμόν.

To weigh forty talents: P. ἔχειν τεσσαράκοντα τάλαντα σταθμόν (Thuc. 2, 13).

Weigh a mina: P. ἄγειν μνᾶν (Dem. 617).

Have weight, influence: P. and V. ῥοπὴν ἔχειν, δύναμιν ἔχειν (Eur., Phoen. 440).

When they have seen that all else has weighed less with you than the law: P. πάντα τἄλλα παρʼ ὑμῖν ἑορακότες ἀσθενέστερα τοῦ νόμου γεγενημένα.

Weigh down, v. trans.; P. βαρύνειν, V. καταρρέπειν, βρίθειν (Aesch., Pers. 346).

Be weighed down: P. and V. ῥέπειν, βρίθειν (or pass.) (also Plat., Phaedrus, 247B, but rare P.).

Met., oppress: P. and V. πιέζειν; see oppress, trouble.

Weigh upon, trouble the mind, met.: P. and V. ἐνθύμιος εἶναι (dat.); see trouble.

Be weighted with: V. βρίθειν (or pass.) (dat.).