I.to constrain, Il.:— Pass. to be forcibly driven, of fire, Hdt.; θανάτωιβιηθείςoverpowered, id=Hdt.
II.as Dep. in act. sense, to constrain, press hard, overpower, Hom.; βιήσατοκῦμ᾽ἐπὶχέρσου it forced me upon land, Od.; νῶϊβιήσατομισθόνhe did us wrong in respect of our wages, Il.:— to force or urge on, Aesch.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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