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ἀφοσι-όω , Ion. ἀποσ- ,
2. dedicate, devote,κόρας ἑταιρισμῷClearch.6.
3. establish, consecrate,θυσίαςOGI383.202.
II. Med., satisfy one's conscience, Pl.Phd.60e; make atonement or expiation, Id.Phdr.242c; “ἀποσιοῦσθαι τῇ θεῷHdt.1.199; “. ὑπὲρ αὑτοῦPl.Lg.874a.
2. c.acc. rei, acquit oneself of an obligation, ἀποσιεύμενος τὴν ἐξόρκωσιν quit oneself conscientiously of one's oath, Hdt.4.154; . λόγιον quitting oneself of the orders of an oracle, ib.203; “τὰ πρὸς τοὺς θεούςJul.Mis. 361b.
b. avert a curse or the consequence of crime, “ἄγοςPlu. Cam.18, cf. Alc.33,al.; “διαβολάςD.H.4.79; “τὴν ἀσθένειαν τῆς φύς εωςSallust.18 (prob.l.).
d. allege as an excuse,τὴν ἀνάγκηνId.Them.24.
e. eschew on religious grounds, hold in abomination, κρόμυον, κυάμους, Id.2.353f, 286d: abs., Ant.28.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 120
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.199
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.154
    • Isaeus, Apollodorus, 38
    • Plato, Laws, 752d
    • Plato, Laws, 873b
    • Plato, Laws, 874a
    • Plato, Euthyphro, 4c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 60e
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 242c
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 253
    • Plutarch, Alcibiades, 33
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 18
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 10
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 24
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 28
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.79
    • Julian the Emperor, Misopogon, 361b
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