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τιμωρέω τιμωρός help, aid, succour, τινί Hdt., Soph., etc.:—absol. to lend aid, give succour, Hdt. assist one who has suffered wrong, to avenge him, c. dat., id=Hdt.:—so in Mid., Soph., Eur.:—in full construction the person avenged is in dat., the person on whom vengeance is taken in acc., and the crime avenged in gen., τιμωρεῖν τινι τοῦ παιδὸς τὸν φονέα to avenge him on the murderer for [the murder of] his son, Xen.:—also, c. acc. rei, τ. τὸν φόνον to avenge his slaughter, Plat.:—Pass. to be visited with vengeance, id=Soph., etc.; impers., τετιμώρηται τῶι Λεωνίδηι vengeance has been taken for him, he has been avenged, Hdt.
2.τιμωρεῖν τινά to take vengeance on him, Soph.:—in Mid. to exact vengeance from, visit with punishment, τινά Hdt., attic; Ἑαυτὸν τιμωρούμενος Self-tormentor, name of a play by Menander:—c. gen. rei, τιμωρεῖσθαί τινά τινος to take vengeance on one for a thing, Hdt., attic:—so, also, τ. τινὰ ἀντί τινος Hdt.: —c. acc. rei, σ᾽ ἀδελφῆς αἷμα τιμωρήσεται will visit thy sister's blood on thee, Eur. Mid. also absol. to avenge oneself, seek vengeance, Hdt., Xen., etc.; τὸ τιμωρησόμενον the probability of vengeance, Dem.; ἐς Λεωνίδεα τετιμωρήσεαι thou wilt have vengeance taken in respect to Leonidas, Hdt.

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