2.to take up and carry off, bear away, Il., Hdt.
3.to take up bodies for burial, Ar., Xen.; this is more common in Mid.
II.to make away with, to destroy, kill, Hom., Hdt., etc.
2.of things, to abolish, annul, Xen., etc.
3.to destroy an argument, confute, Plat.
2.absol. to answer, give a response, id=Hdt., attic
Mid. to take up for oneself, take up
; and then to gain, win, get, achieve
, etc.; ποινήν τινος ἀν. to exact
penalty from one, Hdt.
2.to take up and carry off, snatch away, Od.
3.to take up dead bodies for burial, Hdt., Thuc., etc.
4.to take up in one's arms
: hence, to take up
new-born children, own
them, Lat. tollere, suscipere
II.to take upon oneself, undertake
, πόνους id=Hdt.
; πόλεμόν τινι
; ἀν. δημόσιον ἔργον to undertake, contract for the execution of
a work, Plat.
2.to accept as one's own
, γνώμην Hdt.
; ἀν. φιλοψυχίην to entertain
a love for life, id=Hdt.
III.to take back to oneself, cancel, Dem.