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I.Lat. cerno, to separate, part, put asunder, distinguish, Il., Xen. pick out, choose, Hom., Hdt., attic:—Mid. to pick out for oneself, choose, Hom., etc.: —Pass. to be chosen, Il.; perf. and aor1 part. κεκριμένος, κρινθείς picked out, chosen, Hom. decide disputes, id=Hom., Hdt., etc.; σκολιὰς κρίνειν θέμιστας to judge crooked judgments, i. e. to judge unjustly, Il.; κρίνουσι βόηι καὶ οὐ ψήφωι they decide the question by shouting, not by voting, Thuc.; to decide a contest for a prize, Soph., etc.; κρ. τὰς θεάς to decide their contest, i. e. judge them, Eur.:—Pass. and Mid., of persons, to have a contest decided, come to issue, Hom., etc. adjudge, κράτος τινί Soph. judge of, estimate, πρὸς ἐμαυτὸν κρίνων [αὐτόν] judging of him by myself, Dem.:—Pass., ἴσον παρ᾽ ἐμοὶ κέκριται Hdt. expound, interpret dreams, id=Hdt., Aesch., etc.: so in Mid., Il.
5.c. acc. et inf. to decide or judge that, Hdt., attic
6.c. inf. only, to determine to do a thing, NTest. question, Soph. bring to trial, accuse, Xen., etc.:—Pass. to be brought to trial, Thuc., etc. pass sentence upon, to condemn, Soph., Dem.

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