I.to make unseen, hide from sight, Xen., Thuc., etc.
2.to do away with, remove
, ἄχος Soph.
; ἀφ. τινὰ πόλεος to carry off
the city, Eur.
; ἀφ. αὑτὸν εἰς τὸν νεών to disappear
into the temple, Ar.
:—of state criminals, to remove from sight, make away with
: Pass. to be concealed
3.to destroy utterly, rase to the ground, erase writing, id=Thuc., Dem.: to obliterate traces, Xen.
4.to obliterate, tarnish
one's good name, Thuc.
:—but in good sense, ἀφ. ἀγαθῶι κακόν to wipe out
ill deeds by good, Thuc.
; δύσκλειαν id=Thuc.
, ἀφ. τὰ πρόσωπα
, of hypocritical
6.to make away with property, Aeschin., Dem.
II.Pass. to become unseen, to disappear, Hdt., Soph.; of persons buried by a sand-storm, Hdt.; or, lost at sea, Thuc., Xen.