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προβαίνω 1 2 3 4 step on, step forward, advance, Hom., etc.:—as a mark of Time, ἄστρα προβέβηκε they are far gone in heaven, i. e. it is past midnight, Il.; νὺξ προβαίνει the night is wearing fast, Xen.; then of Time itself, τοῦ χρόνου προβαίνοντος as time went on, Hdt.; so, προβαίνοντος τοῦ ἔργου, τοῦ πολέμου id=Hdt.; and of persons, τοὺς προβεβηκότας τῇ ἡλικίᾳ advanced in age, Lys., etc. advance, proceed, προέβαινε τὸ ἔθνος ἄρχον the nation kept making advances in dominion, kept extending its sway, Hdt.; μὴ προβαίη μεῖζον τὸ νῦν κακόν lest it creep on, increase, Eur. go before, i. e. to be before or superior to another, c. gen., προβέβηκας ἁπάντων Il.; Τρηχῖνος προβέβηκε he was set over, i. e. ruled, Trachis, Hes.
III.c. acc. rei, to overstep, τέρμα προβάς (for ὑπερβάς) Pind. Poets, πόδα πρ. to advance the foot, Theogn.; τὸν πόδα Ar.; προβὰς κῶλον, ἀρβύλαν προβάς Eur.; v. βαίνω A. II. 3.
V.Causal, in fut. act., to put forward, advance, τίς τρόπος ἄνδρα προβάσει [α_]; Pind.

1 fut. -βήσομαι

2 perf. -βέβηκα

3 attic aor.2 προὔβην

4 epic part. προβιβάς

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