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γνώρ-ι^μος , ον, rarely η, ον, Pl.R.614e, Luc. Somn.9:—
A.well-known, “γνώριμα λέγειςPl.R.558c; “φίλα τε καὶ συνήθη καὶ γ.Id.Lg.798e; “λόγος γ. τινιD.3.23; ὀνόματα γ. familiar, Arist.Po.1451b20, Top.149a18 (Sup.); opp. ἄγνωστον, ibid.; γ. ἡμῖν, opp. ἁπλῶς, Id.EN1095b3: more freq. in Comp. -ώτερον, ἁπλῶς, opp. γ. ἡμῖν, Id.AP0.72a3, al.; “-ώτερα τεκμήριαIamb.Myst.5.13.
b. pupil, “Ἰσοκράτους καὶ τῶν ἐκείνου γ.D.H.Comp.19, cf. Philostr.VS1.24.2,al., Plu.2.448e, IG3.774.
c. kinsman, LXX Ru.3.2.
II. notable, distinguished, οἱ γνώριμοι the notables or wealthy class, X.HG2.2.6; opp. δῆμος, Arist.Pol.1291b18, Plu. Nic.2, etc.: Sup. “οἱ ἐν ταῖς πόλεσι -ώτατοιD.19.259; less freq. of things, remarkable, Luc.Herm.21.
2. familiarly, γ. ἔχειν τινί to be on friendly terms with one, D.53.4.—Rare in poetry.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (22):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1451b.20
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 3, 23
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 259
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 284
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 73
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 68
    • Demosthenes, Against Nicostratus, 4
    • Euripides, Electra, 946
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.9
    • Old Testament, Ruth, 3.2
    • Plato, Laws, 798e
    • Plato, Republic, 343e
    • Plato, Republic, 558c
    • Plato, Republic, 614e
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.5.28
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.2.6
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.3.1
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 2
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 9
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 21
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 19
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.24.2
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