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ἀρκέω ἀρήγω ward off, keep off, a thing from a person, τί τινι Il.; ἀρκεῖν τὸ μὴ οὐ θανεῖν to keep off death, Soph.
2.c. dat. only, to defend, assist, succour, Hom., Soph. be strong enough, to be sufficient, to suffice, c. inf., Aesch., Soph.; c. part., ἀρκέσω θνήσκουσα my death will suffice, id=Soph.; οὐκ ἤρκουν ἰατροὶ θεραπεύοντες Thuc.
2.c. dat. to suffice, be enough for, satisfy, τινι Hdt., Soph.: to be a match for, πρός τινα Thuc.
3.absol. to be enough, be strong enough, avail, hold out, Aesch., etc.:—part., ἀρκῶν, οῦσα, οῦν, sufficient, enough, Hdt., attic
4.impers., ἀρκεῖ μοι 'tis enough for me, I am content, c. inf., Soph., etc.:—absol., οὐκέτ᾽ ἀρκεῖ there is no help, id=Soph.; ἀρκεῖν δοκεῖ μοι it seems enough, seems good, id=Soph. Pass. to be satisfied with, c. dat. rei, ἔφη οὐκέτι ἀρκέεσθαι τούτοισι Hdt.

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