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ἀποτρέπω turn one away from a thing, c. gen., Il.:— to turn away, deter or dissuade from, Thuc.; also, c. inf., ἀπ. τινὰ ποιεῖν τι Aesch., Dem.
2.c. acc. pers. only, to turn away, turn back, Il.
3.c. acc. rei, to turn aside, avert, prevent, Hdt., Plat.; cf. ἀποτρόπαιος, ἀπότροπος. turn from others against one, τι ἐπί τινι Soph.:—Mid., ἀποτραπόμενος πρός τι turning away from other objects to this one, Plut.
II.Mid. and Pass. to turn from, to desist from doing a thing, c. part., Il., c. inf., Eur., etc.:—absol. to stop, desist, Thuc. turn away, turn a deaf ear, Il.
3.c. acc. rei, to turn away from, like Lat. aversari, Aesch., Eur. turn back, return, Thuc., Xen.

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