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δικάζω δίκη judge, to give judgment on a thing, decide or determine a point, Il., etc.
2.c. acc. cogn., δίκας δ., to adjudge a penalty, Hdt.; δ. φυγήν τινι to decree it as his punishment, Aesch.; δ. φόνον ματρός to ordain her slaughter, Eur.; δ. τοῦ ἐγκλήματος [sc. δίκην] Xen.:—Pass. to be decided, Thuc. pass judgment on, condemn, Soph.
4.φόνον δ. to plead in a case of murder, Eur.
5.c. dat. pers. to decide between persons, judge their cause, Τρωσί τε καὶ Δαναοῖσι δικαζέτω Il.; ἐς μέσον ἀμφοτέροισι δικάσσατε id=Il.: —Pass. to be judged or accused, Xen.
6.absol. to be judge, give judgment, Il.:— to sit as judges or jurymen, Dem.
II.Mid. of the culprit, to plead one's own case, defend one's right, have one's case tried, go to law, Od., etc.: —δίκην δικάζεσθαί τινι to go to law with one, Plat.; πρός τινα Thuc.; τινος or περί τινος for a thing, Dem.

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