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πρόσκειμαι 1 on the ionic forms v. κεῖμαι serving as Pass. to προστίθημι be placed or laid by or upon, to lie by or upon, οὔατα προσέκειτο handles were upon it, Il.; τῇ θύρᾳ προσκεῖσθαι to keep close to the door, Ar.; δοκοὶ τῷ τείχει προσκείμεναι lying near the wall, Thuc.:— προσκείμενος ἵππος the inside horse (turning a corner), Soph. lie beside, cling to, id=Soph.: of a woman, to be given to wife, τινί Hdt.
II.generally, to be involved in or bound up with good or evil, c. dat., Soph. be attached or devoted to, τινί Hdt., Thuc., etc.; πρ. τῷ λεγομένῳ to put faith in a story, Hdt.; πρ. οἴνῳ to be addicted to wine, id=Hdt.; ἄγραις hunting, Soph., etc. press upon, be urgent with a person, c. dat., Hdt., Xen.; προσκείμενος with zeal, Thuc. military sense, to press close or hard, pursue closely, τινί id=Thuc.; absol. to follow close, Ar.; τὸ προσκείμενον the enemy, Hdt.
III.with a thing for the subject, to fall to, belong to, τοῖσι θεῶν τιμὴ αὕτη προσκέαται id=Hdt.; πρ. τινι δοῦλος Eur.:— to be laid upon as a charge, to do something, c. inf., Hdt., Eur. be added or attached to, Soph., Eur.:—absol., χάρις προσκείσεται Soph.

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