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περιέχω -ίσχω 1 2 3 4 encompass, embrace, surround, Plat. surround so as to guard, Plut. Pass. to be shut in or beleaguered, ὑπό τινος Hdt., Xen. embrace, comprise, comprehend, Plat., etc. overcome, gain the victory, Thuc.: of an army, to outflank the enemy, id=Thuc.
III.Mid. to hold one's arms round another, take charge of, c. gen. pers., περίσχεο (ionic aor2 mid. imperat.) παιδὸς ἐῆος Il.; c. acc. to protect, Od. cling to, be fond of a person or thing, c. gen., Hdt.
3.c. inf., περιείχετο μὴ ἐκλιπεῖν he was urgent with them that they should not leave him, id=Hdt.

1 fut. -έξω

2 fut. -σχήσω

3 aor2 -έσχον

4 aor2 mid. -εσχόμην

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