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ὀρθόω ὀρθός

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

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