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βουλεύω βουλή take counsel, deliberate, concert measures, and in past tenses to have considered and so to determine, resolve:
1.absol., οἷος ἔην βουλευέμεν ἠδὲ μάχεσθαι such as he was in council and in battle, Od.; ἔς γε μίαν βουλεύσομεν [sc. βουλήν] we shall agree to one plan, id=Od.:—in Prose, this sense belongs chiefly to the Mid.
2.c. acc. rei, to deliberate on, plan, devise, Od., Hdt., attic:—Pass. with fut. mid., aor1 ἐβουλεύθην: perf. βεβούλευμαι:— to be determined or resolved on, Aesch., etc.; τὰ βεβουλευμένα βουλεύματα, Hdt.
3.c. inf. to resolve to do, Od., Hdt. give counsel, τὰ λῷστα β. Aesch.; c. dat. pers. to advise, Il., Aesch. polit. writers, to be a member of Council, Hdt.; esp. of the Council of 500 at Athens, Plat., Xen., etc.
1.absol. to take counsel with oneself, deliberate, Hdt., attic
2.c. acc. rei, to determine with oneself, resolve on, Il., Hdt.
3.c. inf. to resolve to do, id=Hdt., Plat.; β. ὅπως . . , Xen.

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