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

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v. trans.

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

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

Meet with: P. and V. τυγχάνειν (gen.). προστυγχάνειν (gen. or dat.) (Plat.), Ar. and V. κυρεῖν (gen.).

Win by labour: V. ἐκπονεῖν (acc.), ἐκμοχθεῖν (acc.).

I trust that I shall win this glory: V. πέποιθα τοῦτʼ ἐπισπάσειν κλέος (Soph., Aj. 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, v. trans.: P. and V. προσποιεῖσθαι, προσάγεσθαι, προστίθεσθαι, P. εὐτρεπίζεσθαι, ἐπάγεσθαι, ὑπάγεσθαι.

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