to set straight:
in height, to set upright, set up
one fallen or lying down, raise up
; ὀρθοῦν κάρα, πρόσωπον Eur.
:—of buildings, to raise up, rebuild
, or, generally, to erect, build up
:—Pass. to be set upright
, etc.: simply to rise from one's seat, stand up
in line, to make straight
:— Pass., ἢν τόδ᾽ ὀρθωθῆι βέλος
if this dart go straight
III.metaph. (from signf. I) to raise up, restore to health, safety, happiness, Hdt., Aesch., etc.:—also to exalt, honour, Pind.
(from signf. II) to guide aright
; ὀρθ. ἀγῶνας to bring to a happy end
; ὀ. βίον Soph.
:—Pass. to succeed, prosper
, etc.; τὸ ὀρθούμενον success
:—of words and opinions, to be right, true
; ἐν ἀγγέλωι κρυπτὸς ὀρθοῦται λόγος
a secret message is rightly sent
by messenger, not by letter, Aesch.
3.in Pass. also, to be upright, deal justly, id=Aesch.