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I.Dep. to take up, catch, receive, Il. take upon oneself, submit to, ὀϊζύν Od.; ἀν. τι ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτόν Dem. undertake, promise to do, c. fut. inf., Hdt., Xen.:—so, ἀν. τοὺς δανειστάς to undertake to satisfy them, Plut.:— to be surety to one, τινι Thuc.

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