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ἐπιτίθημι 1 2 the mostly furnished by ἐπίκειμαι

A.Act. to lay, put or place upon, of offerings laid on the altar, meats on the table, etc., c. dat., Od., attic; also c. gen., Il., Hdt.:—c. acc. only, ἐπ. φάρμακα to apply salves, Il.; ἐπ. στήλην to set it up, Hdt. put on a covering or lid, Od.; λίθον ἐπέθηκε θύρῃσιν, i. e. put a stone as a door to the cave, put it before the door, id=Od.: to put a door to, shut it, Il., Hom. put to, grant or give besides, Il.
2.of Time, to add, bring on, Od.
IV.μύθῳ or μύθοις τέλος ἐπιθεῖναι to put an end to them, Il. put on as a finish, ἐπέθηκε κορώνην id=Il.; ἐπ. κεφαλαῖον (v. sub κεφαλαῖον) Dem. impose or inflict a penalty, θωήν σοι ἐπιθήσομεν Od.; δίκην, ζημίαν ἐπ. τινί Hdt. ἐπιστέλλω, to dispatch a letter, id=Hdt., Dem. give a name, Hdt., Plat.
B.Mid. to put on oneself or for oneself, Il., Eur. set oneself to, apply oneself to, employ oneself on or in, c. dat., Hdt., Thuc., etc. make an attempt upon, attack, τῇ Εὐβοίῃ Hdt., Thuc., etc.
3.absol., δικαιοσύνην ἐπιθέμενος ἤσκεε he practised justice with assiduity, Hdt. bring on oneself, ἀράς Aesch.: also to cause a penalty to be imposed, Thuc. lay commands on, τί τινι Hdt. give a name, Od.

1 fut. -θήσω

2 perf. -τέθεικα

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