ι short in epic, except in augm. tenses: ι_ attic
I.to send forth, discharge
, Lat. emittere
, of missiles, Hom.
, etc.:—hence to let loose, utter, give vent to
2.to let fall, Il.
3.to send forth an expedition, dispatch it, Hdt.: Pass., of troops, id=Hdt.
II.to send away, let go, loose, set free
, attic:—c. acc. pers. et gen. rei, to set free from
a thing, let off from
: in legal sense to release from
an engagement, accusation, etc., ἀφ. τινὰ φόνου Dem.
2.to dissolve, disband, break up an army, Hdt.:— to dismiss the council or law-courts, Ar.
3.to put away, divorce, Hdt.
4.to let go as an ἄφετος
of things, to get rid of
, δίψαν Il.
; to shed
its blossoms, of plants, Od.
; to slacken
its force, of a dart, Il.
6.ἀφ. πλοῖον ἐς . . to loose
ship for a place, Hdt.
in legal sense, c. dat. pers. et acc. rei, ἀφ. τινὶ αἰτίην to remit
him a charge or a fine, Hdt.
III.to leave alone, give up, let pass, neglect
, attic; foll. by a predicate, ἀφύλακτον ἀφ. to leave
3.c. acc. pers. et inf. to let, suffer, permit one to do a thing, id=Hdt., Plat., etc.
seemingly intr. (sub. στρατόν, ναῦς
, etc.), to break up, march, sail
, etc., Hdt.
B.Mid. to send forth from oneself, send forth, attic
c. gen. only, τέκνων ἀφοῦ let go hold of
the children, Soph.