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ἐπιτήδειος 1 ἐπιτηδές

I.made for an end or purpose, fit or adapted for it, suitable, convenient, ἔς τι, πρός τι Hdt., Plat.; c. inf., χωρίον ἐπ. ἐνιππεῦσαι fit to ride in, Hdt.; ἐπ. ὑπεξαιρεθῆναι convenient to be put out of the way, Thuc.; ἐπ. ξυνεῖναι a pleasant person to live with, Eur.; ἐπ. παθεῖν deserving to suffer, Dem., also, ἐπιτήδεόν [ἐστί] μοι, c. inf., Hdt.
II.useful, serviceable, necessary,
1.of things, fit or serviceable for, c. dat., Thuc.; ἐστὸ ἐπ. to their advantage, id=Thuc.; of treaties, omens, favourable, Hdt.:—esp. as Subst., τὰ ἐπιτήδεια necessaries, provisions, Lat. commeatus, id=Hdt., Thuc., etc.
2.of persons, serviceable, friendly, Hdt., Thuc.; τῷ πατρί conformable to his will, Hdt.: as Subst., c. gen., a close friend, Lat. necessarius, Thuc.
III.adv. -είως, ionic -έως, studiously, carefully, Hdt.
2.suitably, conveniently, fitly, id=Hdt.;—comp. -ειότερον, id=Hdt.

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