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ἀποδέχομαι accept from another, to accept, Il., attic accept as a teacher, follow, Xen. admit to one's presence, Plat. receive favourably, approve, allow, accept, admit, Thuc., etc.; οὐκ ἀπ. not to accept, reject, Hdt.:—the person from whom one accepts in gen., ἀπ. τί τινος Thuc., etc.; but acc. being omitted, gen. pers. becomes dependent on the Verb, with a partic. added, ἀπ. τινὸς λέγοντος to accept [a statement] from him, i. e. to accept his statements, Plat.: —absol. to accept a statement, be satisfied, Dem. take a thing in a certain way, with an adv., Xen.; ὑπόπτως ἀπ. τι Thuc.; δυσχερῶς Plat. receive back, recover, Hdt., Thuc.

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