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αἱρετ-ός , ή, όν,
A.that may be taken or conquered, “δόλῳHdt.4.201; to be understood, Pl.Phd. 81b.
II. (αἱρέομαι) to be chosen, eligible, opp. φευκτός, Pl.Phlb. 21d sq., Arist.EN1097a32, etc.: freq. in Comp. or Sup., Hdt.1.126, 156, al.; “ζόης πονηρᾶς θάνατος αἱρετώτεροςA.Fr.401.
3. that may be chosen, opp. αἱρετέος (q.v.), Chrysipp.Stoic.3.22.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 13
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.201
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.126
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 154
    • Plato, Laws, 759b
    • Plato, Laws, 915c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 81b
    • Plato, Philebus, 21d
    • Plato, Menexenus, 238d
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.3.21
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 26
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