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λείπω from Root ΛΙΠ

I.trans., leave, quit, Hom., etc. leave behind, leave at home, id=Hom., etc.; esp. of dying men, to leave (as a legacy), Il., etc.:— so in Mid. to leave behind one, as a memorial, Hdt., etc. leave, forsake, abandon, desert, leave in the lurch, Il., etc.; λ. ἐράνους to fail in paying . . , Dem.; so, λ. δασμόν, φοράν Xen.:—conversely, λίπον ἰοὶ ἄνακτα the arrows failed him, Od.
II.intr. to be gone, to be wanting, cease, be missing, Lat. deficio, Soph., Eur., etc.
B.Pass. to be left, left behind, Hom., etc. remain, remain over and above, Il., Hdt., etc. remain alive, Od.
II.c. gen. to be left without, to be forsaken of, σοῦ λελειμμένη Soph.;— but, λελειμμένος δορός left by the spear, i. e. not slain, Aesch. be left behind in a race, Il.; λελειμμένος οἰῶν lingering behind the sheep, Od.; ἐς δίσκουρα λέλειπτο he had been left behind as much as a quoit's throw, Il.; τοῦ κήρυκος μὴ λείπεσθαι not to be behind the herald, Thuc. come short of, be inferior, worse, weaker or less than, τινος Hdt., attic; λέλειψαι τῶν ἐμῶν βουλευμάτων you come short of, understand not my plans, Eur.
3.λείπεσθαι ἀπό τινος to keep aloof from one, Il.; λ. βασιλέος or ἀπὸ βασιλέος to desert the king, Hdt.:—absol. to keep aloof, be absent, id=Il. be wanting or lacking in a thing, ὀδυρμάτων ἐλείπετ᾽ οὐδέν Soph., etc.

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