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νοσφίζομαι 1 turn one's back upon a person, to turn away, shrink back, Hom. turn away from a person, c. gen., Od.
3.c. acc. to forsake, abandon, Hom., Soph.
II.after Hom., in Act., attic fut. νοσφιῶ: aor1 ἐνόσφισα: — to set apart or aloof, to separate, remove, Eur.:—metaph., ν. τινὰ βίου to separate him from life, i. e. kill him, Soph.; so, ν. τινά alone, Aesch. deprive, rob, τινά τι one of a thing, Pind.; also, τινά τινος Aesch., Eur.
3.Mid. to put aside for oneself, to appropriate, purloin, Xen.:— ν. ἀπὸ τῆς τιμῆς to appropriate part of the price, NTest.
b.but the Mid. is also just like the Act., to deprive, rob, Eur.

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