to cover closely, so as to keep water either out or in:
3.later, to bear up against, endure, Polyb., NTest.:—absol. to contain oneself, hold out, NTest.
II.with acc. of the thing covered, to cover, shelter, protect, Soph., Xen.
2.to cover, conceal, keep hidden
:—Pass. to be kept secret
; παρ᾽ ὑμῶν εὖ στεγοίμεθ᾽ let my counsel be kept secret
by you, Soph.
B.to keep water in, hold water, keep in, Eur., Plat.
II.generally, to contain, hold, Soph., Eur.