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ὑποστέλλω ,
A.draw in, contract, ὑπέστειλ᾽ ἱστίον made him furl his sail, Pi.I.2.40, cf. Arist.Mech.851b10 (Med.); . τὴν οὐράν tuck down the tail, of dogs, Ammon.Diff.p.27 V.; τοῖς δακτύλοις ὑπεσταλμένοις with closed fingers, Aristaenet.1.10; “γαστὴρ ὑπεσταλμένηPhilostr. Gym.34.
2. reduce, in Pass., to be reduced, ὑποστέλλεται τὸ πλῆθος (sc. τῆς καθάρσεως) Sor.1.22; to be limited,τῷ λεχθέντι ἀριθμῷPh.1.29.
3. draw back for shelter,ὑπὸ βουνόν τινα τοὺς ἱππεῖςPlb.11.21.2, cf. Plu.Crass.23,26; . ἑαυτόν shelter oneself behind, τινι or ὑπό τι, Id.Arat.47, Plb.7.17.1; with ἑαυτόν omitted, Id.6.40.14, etc.: metaph., “ἑαυτόνEp.Gal.2.12, cf. Hld.7.26.
b. cover, τᾷδ᾽ ὑπεστάλη κόνει (in a dog's epitaph) PCair.Zen.532.24 (iii B. C.).
4. intr., to be reduced in size, Callix.1; to be subordinate,οὐδενὶ ἑτέρῳS.E.M.8.32, cf. Ph.2.335,357.
5. draw back, φασὶ τοὺς θορυβώδεις καὶ προυνίκους ὑποστέλλειν αὐτοῦ τῇ παρόδῳ drew back to let him pass, D.L.4.6; of troops, “ὑπεσταλκότεςa little in the rear, Ael.Tact.19.7; ἔχειν ὑπεσταλκότας ταῖς ῥαξὶν τοὺς ὄνυχας have the nails not projecting beyond the finger-tips, Sor.1.3, cf. 18.
6. take away, remove, in Pass., A.D. Adv.203.22; to be excepted, Id.Pron.30.8, al.
7. belong, c. dat., POxy.486.22 (ii A. D.), 1502v.3 (iii A. D.), PFlor.47.8,29 (iii A. D.); “τῇ συγγραφοδιαθήκῃPOxy.1102.14 (ii A. D.); τῷ νυνὶ ἀμφοδογραμματεῖ, i.e. fall within his authority, ib.2131.13 (iii A. D.); to be subjected,ποιναῖς πρός τινοςLyd.Mag.3.70.
II. in Med., place restrictions on oneself or another, reduce diet, Hp.Aph.1.11: c. gen., abstain from,τῆς τροφῆςArist.Pr.864b36; “ὀπώραςAret.CA1.1.
2. avoid,χειμῶναHp.Aph.4.6; shrink from,οὐδένα . . κίνδυνονSIG 442.10 (Erythrae, iii B. C.), cf. IG12(8).53.6 (Imbros, ii B. C.); “τι τῶν ἀγαθῶν πρὸς τὸ μὴ εἶναι αὐτῷArist.MM1208a1; μηδὲν ὑποστειλάμενος πρὸς ὕβριν one who has stuck at nothing, D.21.70.
3. shrink before, hold in undue awe,τὴν Δημάδου δύναμινDin.1.11; “οὐ γὰρ μὴ ὑποστείληταί σεLXX Ex.23.21, cf. De.1.17, Wi.6.7; ὑποστείλασθαί τι δεῖ πρὸς τὸν τοιοῦτον ὑμᾶς καὶ αἰσχυνθῆναι; need you hold back . . ? Din.3.13: abs., Ael.NA7.19; draw back, Ep.Hebr.10.38.
5. = διαλανθάνω, delitesco, Gloss.; so perh. in Gal.7.646.
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