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τηρέω 1 2 τῆρος watch over, protect, guard, Pind., Ar.:—Pass. to be constantly guarded, Thuc.; fut. mid. τηρήσομαι in pass. sense, id=Thuc. take care that . . , Arist., Ar., Plat. give heed to, watch narrowly, observe, Ar.; τὰς ἁμαρτίας Thuc. watch for, c. acc., Soph., Ar.; παραστείχοντα τηρήσας having watched for him as he was passing by, Soph.
3.absol. to watch, keep watch, Arist.:—c. inf. to watch or look out, so as to . . , Thuc. observe or keep an engagement, Isocr., etc.; τ. εἰρήνην Dem.

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