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ἐκβάλλω 1 2 3 throw or cast out of a place, c. gen., Il., etc.; or absol. to throw out, throw overboard, Od.: also, like Lat. ejicere, to throw ashore, id=Od., Hdt.; but, ἐκβ. ἐς τὸ πέλαγος carry out to sea, id=Hdt.:—Mid. to put ashore, id=Hdt. cast out of a place, banish, id=Hdt., etc. expose on a desert island, Soph.; to expose a dead body, id=Soph. divorce a wife, Dem. cast out of his seat, depose a king, Aesch., etc. strike out of, Lat. excutere, χειρῶν ἔκβαλλε κύπελλα Od.;—absol., δοῦρα ἐκβ. to fell trees (properly, to cut them out of the forest), id=Od. strike open, break in, πύλας Eur. let fall, χειρὸς ἔκβαλεν ἔγχος Il.:—metaph., ἔπος ἐκβ. to let fall a word, Hom., etc.; so, δάκρυα ἔκβ. Od.; ἐκβ. ὀδόντας to cast one's teeth, Eur. throw away, reject, Soph., etc.:— to reject a candidate for office, Dem.; to drive an actor from the stage, Lat. explodere, id=Dem. lose, properly by one's own fault, Soph., etc. produce, of women, Plut.; so, of wheat, ἐκβ. στάχυν Eur.
VII.intr. (sub. ἑαυτόν) to go out, depart, id=Eur.; of a river, to empty, discharge itself, Plat.

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