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προτίθημι 1 2 3 4 5 the pres. and imperf. pass. are supplied by πρόκειμαι place or set before, set out, esp. of meals, τραπέζας πρότιθεν (epic for προὐτίθεσαν) Od.; δαῖτά τινι προθεῖναι Hdt., etc.:—Mid. to have set before one, δαῖτα id=Hdt. Lat. projicere, πρ. τινὰ κυσίν to throw him to the dogs, Il.; πρ. τινὰ θηρσὶν ἁρπαγήν Eur.
3.generally to hand over to, give over to, τί τινι Soph. expose a child, Hdt., etc. set up as a mark or prize, propose, ἀέθλους id=Hdt.; ἅμιλλαν Eur.:—Pass., προὐτέθην ἆθλον δορός id=Eur. propose as a penalty, θάνατον πρ. ζημίαν Thuc., etc. propose as a task, τί τινι Soph.:—Mid. to propose to oneself as a task or object, Plat.
8.Mid. also, to put forth on one's own part, display, shew, εὐλάβειαν Soph.
9.προτίθεσθαί τινα ἐν οἴκτῳ to set before oneself in pity, i. e. compassionate, Aesch.
II.πρ. νεκρόν to lay out a dead body, let it lie in state, Hdt.; so in Mid., Eur., etc. set out wares for show or sale, Luc. propose, bring forward a thing to be debated, Lat. in medium afferre, προθεῖναι πρῆγμα, λόγον Hdt.; γνώμας Thuc.: —c. inf., προθεῖναι λέγειν to propose a discussion, id=Thuc.:—Mid., πένθος προεθήκαντο proposed to themselves, observed mourning, Hdt.:—Pass., ψῆφος περὶ ἡμῶν προτεθεῖσα Dem. appoint, hold a meeting, Luc.:—Mid., προὔθετο λέσχην appointed a council, Soph.
5.Pass., οὐ προὐτέθη σφίσι λόγος speech was not allowed them, Xen. put forward, as one foot before the other, Eur. hold out as a pretext, Soph. put before or first, τι Plat.:—Mid. to put in front, τοὺς γροσφομάχους Polyb. put before or over, πέπλον ὀμμάτων Eur.

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