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λυσιτελέω 1 2 = λύω, τέλη, v. λύω V pay what is due, and then "to pay, " i. e. to profit, avail, c. dat., λυσιτελεῖ τί τινι Ar., Plat.:—impers., λυσιτελεῖ μοι it profits me, is better for me, τεθνάναι λυσιτελεῖ ζῆν 'tis better to be dead than alive, Andoc.; λυσιτελεῖ μοι ὥσπερ ἔχω ἔχειν it is expedient for me to be as I am, Plat.
II.neut. part. as Subst., τὸ λυσιτελοῦν, profit, gain, advantage, id=Plat., Dem.; τὰ λυσιτελοῦντα Thuc.
from λυ_σιτελής

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