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προσβαίνω , Dor. ποτι- Sophr. in Stud.Ital.10.123: fut. -βήσομαι: aor. 2 προσέβην: aor. Med. προσεβήσατο, Ep.
A.-ετοIl.14.292:— put one's foot against, Hom. (who uses only aor. Act. and Med.), “λὰξ προσβὰς ἐκ νεκροῦ χάλκεον ἔγχος ἐσπάσατ᾽Il.5.620; πρὸς τὸ κάτω τοῦ τόξου τῷ ἀριστερῷ ποδὶ π., so as to get a purchase in drawing it, X.An.4.2.28; “τῷ ποδίArist.Mech.852b25.
3. mount, ascend, “κατά τιHdt.1.84, cf. Plb.7.17.4; “πρὸς λόφονId.1.30.10, etc.; ὄρει π. climb up a mountain, of a town, Philostr.VA2.9; “τοῦ ποταμοῦ πρὸς πάντα τὰ χώματα προσβαίνοντοςPPetr.2p.22 (iii B.C.).
4. abs., walk, “π. μακράνS.Ph.42.
5. metaph., come upon, τίς σε . . προσέβη μανία; Id.OT1300 (anap.); “ἄλλοις ἄλλα π. ὀδύναE.IT195 (lyr.).
b. attain an age, “ἐκ παιδὸς τὸν ἄνδρα προσβάςSardis 7(1).79c5 (iii A.D.).
c. join a group, “ἐπίκρισις τῶν -βαινόντων εἰς τοὺς ἀπὸ γυμνασίουPOxy. 257.5 (i A.D.), cf. Sammelb.7440.10 (ii A.D.), etc.
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