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προκόπτω 1 2 cut away in front: hence to forward a work (the metaph. being prob. taken from pioneers), Pass. to be forwarded, to advance, prosper, Hdt.
II.with neut. Adjs., τὰ πολλὰ προκόψασ᾽ having made most things ready, Eur.; τί ἂν προκόπτοις; what good would you get? id=Eur.; οὐδὲν προὔκοπτον they were making no progress, Xen.
2.c. gen. rei, τοῦ ναυτικοῦ μέγα μέρος προκόψαντες having made improvements in their navy to a great extent, Thuc.; ἡμῶν προκοπτόντων τῆς ἀρχῆς ἐκείνοις since we promote the increase of their empire, id=Thuc.; ἐπὶ πλεῖον πρ. ἀσεβείας having advanced further in impiety, NTest.
3.absol., νὺξ προέκοψεν the night is far spent, id=NTest.; πρ. σοφίᾳ to advance in wisdom, id=NTest.

1 fut. ψω

2 attic imperf. προὔκοπτον

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