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περιγίγνομαι 1 2 3 4 be superior to others, to prevail over, overcome, excel, c. gen., ἡνίοχος περιγίγνεται ἡνιόχοιο Il., etc.; rarely c. acc., π. Ἕλληνας Hdt.:—absol. to be superior, prevail, id=Hdt., Thuc., etc.
2.of things, ἤν τι περιγένηταί σφι τοῦ πολέμου if they gain any advantage in the war, Thuc.; π. ὑμῖν πλῆθος νεῶν you have a superiority in number of ships, id=Thuc. live over, get over, to survive, escape, Lat. salvus evadere, Hdt., Thuc., etc.; οἱ περιγενόμενοι the survivors, Hdt.; also c. gen. rei, περιεγένετο τούτου τοῦ πάθεος he survived this disaster, id=Hdt.
2.of things, to remain over and above, Ar., Xen.
3.of things also, to be a result or consequence, ἐκ τῶν μεγίστων κινδύνων μέγισται τιμαὶ περιγίγνονται Thuc.; περιγίγνεταί τι the upshot of the matter is so and so, Dem.

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