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καταλύω 1 2 3 put down, destroy, Il., Eur.
2.of governments, to dissolve, break up, put down, Hdt., Ar., etc.; κ. τύραννον to put down, to depose, Thuc.; κ. τινὰ τῆς ἀρχῆς Xen.:—Pass., τῶν ἄλλων καταλελυμένων στρατηγῶν having been dismissed, Hdt., dissolve, dismiss, disband a body, καταλύειν τὴν βουλήν id=Hdt.; τὸ ναυτικόν Dem.
c.τὴν φυλακὴν κ. to neglect the watch, Ar. end, bring to an end, βίοτον Eur.; τὸν βίον Xen.
b.κ. τὴν εἰρήνην to break the peace, Aeschin.
c.κ. τὸν πόλεμον to end the war, make peace, Thuc., Xen., etc.; and absol. (sub. τὸν πόλεμον) καταλύειν τινί or πρός τινα to make peace with him, Thuc.:—so in Mid., id=Thuc., etc.; καταλύεσθαι τὰς ἔχθρας Hdt. unloose, unyoke, ἵππους Od.; τὸ σῶμα τοῦ ἀδελφεοῦ κ. to take it down from the wall, Hdt.
2.intr. to take up one's quarters, to lodge, παρ᾽ ἐμοὶ καταλύει he is my guest, Plat.; κ. παρά τινα to go and lodge with him, Thuc.: absol. to take one's rest, Ar.; Mid., θανάτῳ καταλυσαίμαν may I take my rest in the grave, Eur.

1 fut. -λύσω

2 Pass., fut. -λυ^θήσομαι

3 perf. -λέλυ^μαι

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