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ὁμιλέω 1 2 ὅμιλος be in company with, consort with others, c. dat. pl., Od., attic; also, ὁμ. μετὰ Τρώεσσιν Il.; ἐνὶ πρώτοισιν ὁμιλεῖ is in company with the foremost, id=Il.
2.absol. to join in company, Od.; περὶ νεκρὸν ὁμ. to throng about the corpse, Hom. hostile sense, to join battle with, ὁμιλέομεν Δαναοῖσιν id=Hom.:—absol. to join battle, Il.
III.of social intercourse, to hold converse with, consort with, associate with others, c. dat., Hdt., Aesch.; ἀλλήλοις, μετ᾽ ἀλλήλων, πρὸς ἀλλήλους Plat.:—of scholars, ὁμ. τινι to frequent a teacher's lectures, be his pupil, Xen.
2.absol. to be friends, Hdt.
IV.of marriage, Soph., Xen.
V.of things or business which one has to do with, to attend to, busy oneself with, ὁμιλεῖν πολέμῳ Thuc.; πράγμασι καινοῖς Ar.; φιλοσοφίᾳ Plat.:—then, much like χρῆσθαι, νομίζειν, Lat. uti, ὁμ. τύχαις to be in good fortune, Pind.; εὐτυχίᾳ ὁμιλεῖν Eur.; ἐκτὸς ὁμιλεῖ (sc. τῶν ὀργῶν), i. e. wanders from his right mind, Soph.
2.of the things themselves, πλαγίαις φρένεσσιν ὄλβος οὐ . . ὁμ. does not consort with a crooked mind, Pind.; κυλίκων νεῖμεν ἐμοὶ τέρψιν ὁμιλεῖν gave me the delight of cups to keep me company, Soph. deal with a man, ταῦτα ἐμὴ νεότης ἐς τὴν Πελοποννησίων δύναμιν ὡμίλησε thus hath my youth wrought by intercourse with the power, Thuc.
VII.of place, to come into, be in, visit, c. dat., Hdt., Aesch.

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