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win

Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

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verb transitive

obtain: P. and V. κτᾶσθαι, κατακτᾶσθαι: see obtain.

earn for oneself: P. and V. φέρεσθαι, ἐκφέρεσθαι, εὑρίσκεσθαι κομίζεσθαι, Ar. and V. φέρω, φέρειν (also Plato but rare P.), εὑρίσκειν, V. κομίζειν, ἄρνυσθαι (also Plato but rare P.), ἀνύτεσθαι, P. περιποιεῖσθαι; see gain.

meet with: P. and V. τυγχάνειν; (gen.), προστυγχάνειν (gen. or dat.) (Plato), Ar. and V. κυρεῖν; (gen.).

win by labour: V. ἐκπονεῖν; (acc.), ἐκμοχθεῖν (acc.).

I trust that I shall win this glory: V. πέποιθα τοῦτ' ἐπισπάσειν κλέος (Soph., Ajax 769).

win a victory: P. and V. νικᾶν νίκην, P. κρατεῖν νίκην.

win a case: P. δίκην αἱρεῖν, or αἱρεῖν alone.

win one's way, advance with effort: P. βιάζεσθαι.

be the conqueror, absol.: P. and V. νικᾶν, κρατεῖν, P. περιεῖναι, ἐπικρατεῖν; see conquer.

win over to oneself, verb transitive: P. and V. προσποιεῖσθαι, προσάγεσθαι, προστίθεσθαι, P. εὐτρεπίζεσθαι, ἐπάγεσθαι, ὑπάγεσθαι.

win over to some one else: P. προσποιεῖν (τινά τινι).

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