previous next
ἀπο-κλίνω [ι_], fut. -ι^νῶ:— Pass., aor. -εκλίθην, poet.
A.-εκλίνθηνTheoc.3.37:—turn off or aside,ὄνειρονOd.19.556; “αὐγήνSor.1.100; turn back, h.Ven.168: metaph., “τὴν διάνοιαν Ph.1164.39:—Pass. (cf. 111.1), slope away, of countries, “τὰ πρὸς τὴν Γελῴαν ἀποκεκλιμέναD.S.13.89; of the day, decline towards evening, ἀποκλινομένης τῆς μεσαμβρίης, τῆς ἡμέρης, Hdt.3.104, 114, 4.181.
II. Pass., to be upset, D.55.24, Plu.Galb. 27.
III. more freq. intr. in Act.,
1. of countries, slope,ὡς πρὸς τὰς ἄρκτουςPlb.3.47.2.
2. turn aside or off the road, X.An. 2.216, Theoc.7.130: hence, τὸ πρὸς τὴν ἠῶ ἀποκλίνοντι as one turns to go eastward, Hdt.4.22.
5. Astrol., of planets, enter the ἀπόκλιμα (q.v.), opp. ἐπίκεντρος εἶναι, Plot.2.3.1, cf. 3, Ptol.Tetr.115.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (18 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1121b.10
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 1, 13
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 105
    • Demosthenes, Against Callicles, 24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.89
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.104
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.181
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.22
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.556
    • Plato, Laws, 802e
    • Plato, Laws, 847a
    • Plato, Republic, 547e
    • Plato, Statesman, 309e
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1192
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.47.2
    • Plutarch, Galba, 27
    • Philostratus the Lemnian (Philostratus Major), Imagines, 1.14
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 115
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: