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θετός , ή, όν, (τίθημι)
A.placed, set, E.IA251 (lyr.); having position, “στιγμὴ οὐσία θετόςArist.APo.87a36.
II. taken as one's child, adopted, Pi.O.9.62, E.Fr.359, etc.; “θετὸν παῖδα ποιεῖσθαιHdt.6.57, cf. Pl.Lg.929c; θετὸς γενέσθαι τινί or ὑπό τινος, Plu.Thes.13, App.BC 1.5; θετός, , adopted son, dub. in Is.3.69; θετή adopted daughter, Hsch.; also θ. πατήρ adoptive father, D.S.10.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 10.11
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 251
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.57
    • Isaeus, Pyrrhus, 69
    • Plato, Laws, 929c
    • Appian, Civil Wars, 1.5
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 13
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