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I.Causal, to make to sit down, seat, Il., Hdt.; καθίσαι τινὰ εἰς θρόνον Xen. set or place, Hom.; καθίσαι στρατόν to encamp it, Eur., Thuc. set or place for any purpose, post, Od.; καθίσαι φυλάκους, φύλακας to set guards, Hdt., Xen. make an assembly take their seats, Od.; κ. τὸ δικαστήριον to hold the court, Ar. put into a certain condition, κλαίοντά τινα κ. to set him a-weeping, Plat.; also, κλαίειν τινὰ κ. to make him weep, Xen.
II.intr., like καθέζομαι, to sit down, be seated, take one's seat, sit, Hom., etc.:—c. acc., καθ. τρίποδα, βωμόν, (as we say "to sit a horse"), Eur. sit at meals, Lat. discumbere, Xen. sit as judge, Hdt., Dem. sit down in a country, encamp, Thuc. settle, sink in, Plat.
III.the Mid. is also used in intr. sense, Il., Theocr., etc.; καθίζεσθαι to take their seats (in the theatre), Dem.

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