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ἀνατείνω , poet. ἀντ- ,
A.lift up, χεῖρας ., in swearing, Pi.O.7.65; also in prayer, Id.I.6(5).41; “εὐξόμεθ᾽ . . ἀνατείνοντες τὼ χεῖρ᾽Ar.Av. 623; as token of assent in voting, X.An.5.6.33, etc.
2. stretch forth, so as to threaten, “τὴν μάχαιραν ἀνατεταμένοςX.Cyr.4.1.3:— Med. (with aor. 1 Pass.), “οὐδὲ Πολυδεύκεος βία χεῖρας ἀντείναιτ᾽ ἂν ἐναντίον αὐτῷSimon.8; οὐδὲν ἂν ὑμ<*>῀ν εἶχε ἀνατείνασθαι φοβερόν hold out any alarming threat, D.19.153: abs., threaten, Plb.5.55.1: c. dat., 4.82.8: c. fut. inf., 4.18.10.
3. hold up, offer as a prize, Pi.N.8.25 (Pass.).
4. present a document to a magistrate, BGU613.3 (ii A.D.).
5. lift up, exalt,κῦδός τινοςPi.N.8.34; ἀνατείνασθαι ἀρχήν strain or augment its force, Plu.Cleom.10.
6. lift up,κάραPi.N.1.43; “ἑαυτόνAel.NA3.21; “. τὰς ὀφρῦςpucker, Luc.Tim.54.
7. of sound, strain to a high pitch, Arist.Pr.920b20(Pass.).
8. metaph., excite,τινάPlu.2.60c:—Pass., Phld.Lib.p.44O.; of the soul, etc., “ἐς ἀμέθεκτον αἰτίανProcl.Inst.100, cf. 23.
II. spread out, expand, e.g. a line of battle, “τὰ κέραταX.Cyr.7.1.6, cf. ib.23; ἀετὸς ἐπὶ δόρατος ἀνατεταμένος spread eagle, ib.4; “. ἱστία πρὸς ζυγόνPi.N.5.51:— Pass., to be distended upwards, Ti.Locr.102a; extend,εἰς ὕψοςPlb.9.21.10.
III. hold out, persevere, esp. in abstinence from food, Sor. 1.56, Arr.Epict.2.17.9.
IV. intr., reach up, stretch up,πέδιλα ἐς γόνυ ἀνατείνονταHdt.7.67.
2. extend, stretch out,ὄρος . . . ἐς τὴν ΟἴτηνHdt.7.176, cf. 8.107, Arist.HA524b19, Epicur.Nat.11.5, Inscr.Prien.37.160, 42.69: metaph. in Pass., πρὸς ἄφρονας ταῦτ᾽ . these things only reach or affect foolish people, Phld.Herc.1251.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 623
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 153
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.176
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.67
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.107
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.6.33
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.1.3
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.18.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.82.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.55.1
    • Lucian, Timon, 54
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.21
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