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ὑπηρετ-έω , fut.
A.-ήσωAlex. (v. infr.), etc.: plpf. “ὑπηρετήκεινX.HG3.3.9:—prop. do service on board ship, as a rower (cf. ὑπηρέτης, ὑπηρεσία), SIG524.33,47 (Praesus, iii B. C.):—Pass., “πλοῖον ὑπὸ δύο ἀνθρώπων ὑπηρετεῖσθαι δυνάμενονD.S.2.55.
II. to be a servant, do service, S.El.996, Ph.990; opp. ἄρχω, Ar.V.518 (troch.); “τοὺς διὰ φόβον .X.Hier.1.38.
b. in financial sense, “τὸν δὲ ταμίαν εἰς τὸ ἀνάλωμα ὑπηρετῆσαιSupp.Epigr. 1.351.30 (Samos, iv B. C.), cf. 363.43 (ibid., iii B. C.), Inscr.Prien.3 (iv B. C.), 18 (iii B. C.), al.
c. at Athens, serve as ὑπηρέτης of the Council, D.19.70.
d. in the Mithraic cult, to be a ὑπηρέτης or servitor, Rev.Hist.Rel.109.63 (Rome).
e. render military service, BGU180.14,613.23 (both ii A. D.).
4. abs., serve, be subordinate, opp. προστάττω, Arist.Top.129a13; “ ὑπηρετοῦσα ἐπιστήμηId.Metaph.982b5: c. neut. pl. of Adj., etc., τὰ λοίφ᾽ . help in what remains to be done, S.Ph.15; “. τὰ περὶ τὸν πόλεμονPl.R.467a; and with cogn. acc., “. τὰς διακονικὰς πράξειςArist.Pol.1277a36:—Pass., to be done as service,τὰ ἀπ᾽ ἡμέων ἐς ὑμέας ὑπηρετέεταιHdt.4.139; χρὴ σὴ τό γε ἐμὸν ὑπηρετέεσθαι that my service should be rendered, Id.1.108; “ἢν τὰ παρ᾽ ὑμῶν ὑπηρετῆταιIsoc.3.63; “τὸ πρᾶγμα τὸ ὑπηρετηθένArist.EE 1243a16, cf. X.HG5.2.34.—The Med. occurs in late texts, as Hld.7.19, al., and Alciphr.1.11, dub. in Supp.Epigr.1.327.19 (Callatis, i A. D.); τὸ -ούμενον the retinue, Memn.2.4; fut. “-ήσομαιPOxy.58.24 (iii A. D.); but in S.El.1306, ὑπηρετοίην was rightly restored by Musgrave and Elmsl. for -οίμην.
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