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ἐπιδέω (B), fut. -δεήσω,
A.want or lack of a number, τετρακοσίας μυριάδας . . ἐπιδεούσας ἑπτὰ χιλιάδωνHdt.7.28: generally, to be in need of, Ocell.1.8; τῆς τέχνης ἂν μόνον ἐπιδέοι would need nothing ffurther but his skill, Pl.Lg.709d: impers., “ἐὰν δὲ καὶ ἄλλης ἐπιδέῃ βοηθείαςD.H.6.63.
II.. Med., to be in want of, “τινόςHdt.1.32, Pl.Smp. 204a, X.Smp.8.16, etc.; ἀρχὴν τριάκοντα ἐπιδεομένην ἡμερῶν lacking thirty days of its expiry, Pl.Lg.766c.
2.. request, PMag.Lond. 121.546.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.32
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.28
    • Plato, Laws, 709d
    • Plato, Laws, 766c
    • Plato, Symposium, 204a
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.16
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.63
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