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ὑποτείνω (A),
A.stretch under, put under,ὀθόνιονHp.VC14, Pl.Ti.74a; “δοκίδα ὑπὸ τὴν κλίνηνHp.Fract.13; ἀντηρίδας . . . πρὸς τοὺς τοίχους fixed stay-beams to strengthen the ship's sides, Th.7.36:—Pass., to be extended beneath, Arist.PA695a2.
b. intr., extend under, subtend, ὑπὸ τὴν μείζω γωνίαν . τὴν τοῦ τριγώνου (sc. γραμμή) Id.Mete.376a13; τὴν ὀρθὴν γωνίαν ὑποτείνουσα (sc. γραμμή or πλευρά) the hypotenuse or line subtending the right angle, Apollod. ap. Ath.10.418f; so ὑποτείνουσα alone, Pl.Ti.54d, Arist.IA709a1, 20; of a chord, subtend an arc, Euc.3.29; τὴν ΜΝΞ περιφέρειαν ὑποτείνουσαεὐθεῖαTheodos. Tripol.Sphaer.2.33 Heiberg.
2. strain, pull hard,[τοὺς κάλως]Ar.Pax458: metaph., “μεγάλας ὀδύνας .intensifies, S.Aj. 262 (anap.).
2. lay or put before one, present, suggest,. τοῖς λόγοις μέμψινPaus.7.9.4; “. λόγους τινὶ τοιούτους λέγεινE.Or.915 (tm.); “ἀπάτηνPlu.Tim.10:— Med., Pl.Tht.179e; also, propose a question, Id.Grg.448e; “τὸ προοίμιον δύο ταῦτα ὑποτείνεταιhas as its subjects, Steph. in Gal.1.233 D.
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