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μεταφέρω , fut.
A.μετοίσωS.Ph.962: aor. “μετήνεγκαD.18.108, part. -ενεγκών ib. 225: pf. “μετενήνοχαPl.Criti.113a, and Pass. -ενήνεγμαι Id.Prt.339a:—carry across, transfer, “τι εἴς τιId.Ti.73e; “ἐκ τῶν ἀπόρων εἰς τοὺς εὐπόρους τὰς τριηραρχίαςD.18.108; ἀπὸ τούτου ἐφ᾽ ἕτερον δικαστήριον Lex ap.eund. 21.94; “τὴν ἀδικίαν εἰς τὸν αὑτοῦ νόμονId.24.76; “ἐπὶ μὴ προσήκοντα πράγματα τοὺς λόγουςId.20.113; divert funds to other uses, SIG577.65 (Milet., iii/ii B. C.); μ. κέντρα πώλοις apply the goad to the horses in turn, E.Ph.178 (lyr.); “μ. ἐπ᾽ ἀνθρώπους τὰς μηχανάςX.Cyr.1.6.39; shift, “μ. τὰ σκεύηThphr.Char.10.6; μ. τι ἐπὶ τἀληθές translate it into reality, Pl.Ti.26c; μ. [τὰ ὀνόματα] εἰς τὴν αὑτῶν φωνήν translate them into their own language, Id.Criti. 113a; “τὸ τῶν λῃτουργιῶν ὄνομ᾽ ἐπὶ τὸ τῶν ἱερῶν μ.D.20.126; of officials, transfer to another post, BGU15.11 (Pass., ii A. D.); transfer a sum in an account, PRev.Laws 16.10, al. (iii B. C.):—Med., bring over with one, ἐξ Αἰγίνης Ἀθήναζε μετενεγκαμένη τὴν πορνείαν Theopomp. Hist. 244; “μετηνέγκαντο τὰ σημεῖα ὡς τοὺς ἑτέρουςD.H.9.6:—Pass., to be transferred, “εἰς ποίησινPl.Prt.339a; “μ. ἐνθένδε ἐκεῖσεJul.Or.3.122b.
3. Rhet., transfer a word to a new sense, use it in a changed sense: and abs., employ metaphor, Arist.EN1167a10:—Pass., “εὖ μετενήνεκταιId.Rh.1405b6, cf. “μεταφορά11; “ἀφ᾽ ἑτέρων πραγμάτων μ. τὰς ὀνομασίαςPhld.Rh.1.167 S.
4. μ. τοὔνομα ἐπὶ τὸν λόγον transfer the word to its literal meaning, re-interpret it etymologically, Arist.Top. 112a32.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (19):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 193
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 220
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1167a.10
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 225
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 113
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 126
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 108
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 94
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 76
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 178
    • Plato, Protagoras, 339a
    • Plato, Critias, 113a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 26c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 73e
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 962
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.39
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 4.5
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 10.6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.6
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