1.to stop or hinder from, make to cease from a thing, c. gen., πολέμουIl.; πένθεοςHdt., etc.: c. inf. to hinder from doing, Od.:—Mid. and Pass. to leave off or cease from, c. gen., Hom.; ἐκκαμάτωνSoph.: absol. to leave off, Theogn.
2.c. acc. only, to stop, check, Il., Eur.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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