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I.Lat. maneo, to stay stand fast, abide, in battle, Hom., Aesch.; μ. κατὰ χώραν, of soldiers, Thuc. stay at home, stay where one is, not stir, Il.; μ. εἴσω δόμων Aesch.; κατ᾽ οἶκον Eur., etc.:—but, μ. ἀπό τινος to stay away from, Il. stay, tarry, Hom., etc.
4.of things, to be lasting, remian, last, stand, στήλη μένει ἔμπεδον Il., etc.
5.of condition, to remain as one was, of a maiden, Il.; μείνωσιν ὅρκοι if oaths hold good, Eur.; μ. ἐπὶ τούτων to remain contented with.., Dem. abide by an opinion, conviction, etc., ἐπὶ τῶι ἀληθεῖ Plat.
7.impers. c. inf., it remains for one to do, ἀνθρώποισι κατθανεῖν μένει Eur.
II.trans. to await, expect, wait for, c. acc., Il.; so, like Lat. manere hostem, Hom., etc.:—so, also c. acc. et inf., μένετε Τρῶας σχεδὸν ἐλθέμεν; wait ye for the Trojans to come nigh? Il.; μένον δ᾽ ἐπὶ ἕσπερον ἐλθεῖν they waited for evening's coming on, Od.; μένω δ᾽ ἀκοῦσαι I wait, i. e. long, to hear, Aesch.

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