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A.trans. to hold up one's hands in fight, Od.; also in token of defeat, Theocr.:— to lift up the hands in prayer, Il., etc.
2.ἀν. φλόγα to hold up a torch at weddings, Eur.; hence ἄνεχε, πάρεχε (sc. τὸ φῶς), i. e. make ready, go on, id=Eur.; also, ἀν. φῶς σωτήριον to hold up a signal fire, Thuc. lift up, exalt, τινά Pind.
4.metaph. to uphold, maintain, Od., Thuc.; ἀνέχων λέκτρα remaining constant to the bed, Eur.; so, ἀν. κισσόν Soph. put forth, πτόρθους Eur. hold back, Il.; ἀν. Σικελίαν μὴ ὑπό τινα εἶναι to keep it from being subject, Thuc.
B.intr. to rise up, rise, emerge from water, Od., Hdt.:—esp. in form ἀνίσχω, of the sun, Hdt., Xen.
2.of events, to arise, happen, Hdt. appear, shew oneself, Soph. project, Il.; of a headland, to jut out, Hdt., Thuc. hold on, keep doing, c. part., Thuc.; στέρξας ἀνέχει is constant in his love, Soph.; c. acc. et inf. to aver constantly that . . , id=Soph. hold up, cease, Theogn.:—generally, to wait, delay, Thuc.
7.c. gen. to cease from suffering, get rest from pain, Soph.
C.Mid. to hold up what is one's own, ἔγχος, χεῖρας Il.; hence ἀνασχόμενος absol. (sub. ἔγχος etc.), id=Il. hold oneself up, bear up, hold out, Il.; aor2 imperat. ἀνάσχεο, epic ἄνσχεο, be of good courage, id=Il.:—in part., ἀνεχόμενοι with patience, Hdt.
2.c. acc. to bear up against, Il., Hdt., attic:— so, c. gen., Od., Plat.
3.the dependent clause is added in part., οὔ σε ἀνέξομαι ἄλγε᾽ ἔχοντα I will not suffer thee to have . . , Il., etc.; οὐ σῖγ᾽ ἀνέχει (sc. ὤν); Soph.
4.c. inf. to suffer, Aesch.

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