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θέω (A), Ep. also θείω , Il.6.507, 10.437 (in Att. the syllables εο, εου, εω are not contr.); Ep. subj.
A.θέῃσι22.23; 3sg. impf. “ἔθειOd.12.407 and later, “ἔθεεIl.1.483, Hdt.1.43 (and in later Prose, D.S.16.94); Ep. “θέεIl.20.275, Hes.Sc.224; Ion. impf. “θέεσκονIl.20.229: fut. “θεύσομαι23.623, Ar.Eq.485,Av.205, (ὑπο-) Pi.P.2.84, (ἀντι-) Hdt. 5.22, (μετα-) X.Cyn.6.22; “θεύσωLyc.1119: aor. 1 ἔθευσα δι-) Vett.Val.345.35, part. “θεύσαςIGRom.4.1740 (Cyme):—the other tenses are supplied by τρέχω and Δρέμω : (θεϝ-, Skt. dhávate):— run, ποσί, πόδεσσι, Od.8.247, Il.23.623; “βῆ δὲ θέειν17.698; “θέῃσι τιταινόμενος πεδίοιο22.23; ποῖθεῖς; Ar.V.854; θᾶττον θανάτου θεῖ [ἡ πονηρία] Pl.Ap.39b; “ βραδέως θέωνId.Hp.Mi.373d; of horses, Id.Cra. 423a; “ἐν Ὀλυμπίᾳ θεόντων ἵππωνId.Lg.822b: in part. with another Verb, ἦλθε θέων, ἦλθε θέουσα, came running, Il.6.54,394, etc.; ἷξε θέων, of a person on ship-board, Od.3.288; θέων Αἴαντα κάλεσσον run and call him, Il.12.343, etc.
II. of other kinds of motion, as,
2. of things, run; of ships, “ δ᾽ ἔθεεν κατὰ κῦμαIl.1.483, cf. X.HG6.2.29; of a potter's wheel, Il.18.601; of a rolling stone, 13.141; of a quoit, ῥίμφα θέων ἀπὸ χειρός flying lightly . . , Od.8.193.
3. metaph., “δύναμις θαυμαστὴ ἐκεῖ θεῖPlot.2.9.8, cf. 6.5.11.
IV. c. acc. loci, run over, “τὰ ὄρηX.Cyn.4.6, cf. 5.17; “μέσσα θέων πελάγευςAP7.273 (Leon.), cf. 10.23 (Autom.); “πλωτῶν γένος ὑγρὰ θεόντωνOpp.H.3.183.—The simple Verb is used in Trag. only by E.Ion1217.
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