1.to be king, to rule, reign, Hom., etc.; of a woman, to be queen, id=Hom.; c. gen. to be king of, Od.; also, ὄφρ᾽Ἰθάκηςκατὰδῆμονβασιλεύοιid=Od.; in aor. to have become king, Hdt.; c. dat. to be king among others, Od.:—Pass. to be governed by a king, Plat.: to submit to the king, Plut.
2.to be master of a thing, c. gen., Theocr.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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