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νοέω perceive by the eyes, observe, notice, ὀφθαλμοῖς or ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς νοέειν Il.; distinguished from mere sight, τὸν δὲ ἰδὼν ἐνόησε id=Il.; οὐκ ἴδεν οὐδ᾽ ἐνόησε Hom.:—hence, θυμῶι νοέω καὶ οἶδα ἕκαστα Od., etc.: —so in Mid., Theogn., Soph.
II.absol. to think, suppose, Hom., Hdt., etc.; ἄλλα ν. to be of another mind, Hdt.:—part. νοέων, έουσα thoughtful, wary, discreet, Hom. think out, devise, contrive, purpose, intend, Od., Hdt.
2.c. inf. to be minded to do a thing, Il., Soph., etc.:—so in Mid., Il., Hdt. conceive of or deem to be so and so, ὡς μηκέτ᾽ ὄντα κεῖνον νόει Soph.
V.of words, to bear a certain sense, to mean so and so, πυθοίμεθ᾽ ἂν τὸν χρησμὸν τι νοεῖ Ar., Plat.

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