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προσφέρω 1 2 3 bring to or upon, apply to, Lat. applicare, Hdt., Eur., etc.; but, πρ. χεῖρά τινι to lay hands upon one, Pind.; also to offer one's hand, as a friend, Xen.:—without dat. to apply, exhibit, employ, use, βίην Hdt.; πρ. τόλμαν to bring it to bear, Pind.: also, πρ. πόλεμον Hdt. add, τί τινι Soph., Eur.; τι πρός τι Hdt. present, offer, give, λουτρὰ πατρί Soph.; δῶρα Thuc.; θυσίας NTest.
b.esp. of meat and drink, to offer, to set before one, Xen.; πρ. τινὶ ἐμπιεῖν καὶ φαγεῖν id=Xen. bring forward, quote, cite, Pind. bring forward proposals, make an offer, πρ. λόγον or λόγους τινι Hdt., Thuc.: absol., πρ. περὶ ὁμολογίας Hdt., Thuc. contribute, bring in, yield, ἑκατὸν τάλαντα Hdt., etc. bring one thing near another, make it like, πρ. νόον ἀθανάτοις Pind.
B.Pass., with fut. mid. προσοίσομαι, to be borne towards, of ships, to put in, Xen. go against, attack, assault, τινι or πρός τινα Hdt., etc.; absol. to rush on, make an onset, id=Hdt.; προσφέρεσθαι ἄποροι difficult to engage, id=Hdt.
3.simply, to go to or towards, ἐκ τοῦ Ἰκαρίου πελάγεος προσφερόμενοι sailing, id=Hdt. deal with, behave oneself in a certain way towards one, id=Hdt., Thuc.;— προσφέρεσθαι πρὸς λόγον to answer it, Xen.
5.προσφέρεσθαί τινι to come near one, be like him, Hdt.
C.Mid., προσφέρεσθαί τι to take to oneself as meat or drink, Xen.:—Pass., τὰ προσφερόμενα meat or drink, food, id=Xen. exhibit, φιλοτιμίαν ὑμῖν NTest. apply or cause to be applied, Polyb.

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