for the poet. form ἔσχεθον v. *σχέθω
the aor2 mid. is also used in pass. sense.
A.Trans., in two senses, to have or to hold:
3.c. acc. loci, to dwell in, inhabit, haunt, Hom., etc.
4.to have to wife, id=Hom., etc.
5.to have in one's house, to entertain, Od.
the pres. part. is joined with a Verb, ἔχων ἀτίταλλε kept and made much of
, i. e. kept with special care, Il.
; ὃς ἂν ἥκηι ἔχων στρατόν
whoever may have come with
an army, Hdt.
4.to hold out, bear up against, support, sustain
an attack, Lat. sustinere
; in which sense Hom.
uses fut. σχήσω, σχήσομαι.
5.to hold fast, keep close, as bars do a gate, Il.: to enclose, Hom.
or keep in a certain direction
, like ἐπέχω, ὀϊστὸν ἔχε he aimed
; of horses or ships, to guide, drive, steer
; then absol., τῆι ῥ᾽ ἔχε
that way he held his course
:—also to put in, land
or πρὸς τόπον Hdt.
; δεῦρο νοῦν ἔχε attend to this
; πρός τι τὸν νοῦν ἔχ. Thuc.
7.to hold in, stay, keep back
, ἵππους Il.
, etc.; οὐ σχήσει χεῖρας will
his hands, Od.
; ὀδύνας ἔχ. to allay, assuage
9.to keep back, withhold
a thing, χρήματα Od.
10.to hold in guard, keep safe, protect, Il.
c. inf. to have means
to do, to be able
, c. inf., Hom.
, etc.:—with inf. omitted, οὔπως εἶχε he could not
c. gen. to keep from
, πολέμου id=Thuc.
c. gen., also, to take part in, have to do with
, τέχνης Soph.
: to be engaged
, ἀμφί τι Aesch.
; περί τι Xen.
simply to be
, often with Advs. of manner, εὖ ἔχει Od.
; καλῶς ἔχει, κακῶς ἔχει
, Lat. bene habet, male habet, it is going on well
, attic; οὕτως ἔχει
so the case stands
, etc.:—a gen. modi is often added, εὖ ἔχειν τινός to be well off for
a thing, abound in
; ὡς ποδῶν εἶχον
as fast as they could go, id=Hdt.
; ὥς τις εὐνοίας ἢ μνήμης ἔχοι
as each man felt disposed or remembered, Thuc.
2.ἐπί τινι ἔχειν to have
hostile feelings towards . . , id=Hdt.
C.Mid. to hold on by, cling to, c. gen., Hom., etc.
3.to come next to, follow closely
; τῆς πληγῆς ἔχεται follows up
the blow, Dem.
:—of peoples or places, to be close, touch, border on
, τινος Hdt.
, etc.; οἱ ἐχόμενοι the neighbouring people
: of Time, τὸ ἐχόμενον ἔτος
5.to pertain to
, τινος Hdt.
II.to bear or hold for oneself, Hom.
III.to maintain oneself, hold one's ground, Il.
2.c. acc. to keep off from oneself, repel, id=Il.
IV.to stop oneself, stop, id=Il.:— to keep oneself back, abstain or refrain from, Hom., etc.