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προεῖπον aor2 with no pres. in use, πρόφημι, προαγορεύω being used instead 1 2 v. προερέω tell or state before, Plat.: to premise, Aeschin. proclaim or declare publicly, Lat. indicere, πόλεμόν τινι Hdt., etc.:— πρ. τινι φόνου to make proclamation of murder against him, Dem.
III.c. inf. to order or command before, Od., etc.; the inf. is sometimes omitted, πρ. Λυδοῖσι (sc. ποιέειν) τὰ Κροῖσος ὑπετίθετο Hdt.; πρ. ξεινίην τοῖσι Ἀκανθίοισι, like Lat. imperare frumentum, id=Hdt.

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