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τρέπω turn or direct towards a thing, Hom., etc.; mostly followed by a prep., τρ. τινὰ εἰς εὐνήν to shew him to bed, Od.; τρ. πόλεις ἐς ὕβριν Thuc.; τρ. κεφαλὴν πρὸς ἠέλιον Od.
2.Pass. to turn one's steps, turn in a certain direction, τραφθῆναι ἀν᾽ Ἑλλάδα to roam up and down Greece, Od.; c. acc. cogn., τρέπεσθαι ὁδόν to take a course, Hdt.
3.Pass. also to turn or betake oneself, εἰς ἀοιδήν Od.; ἐπὶ ἔργα Il.; ἐφ᾽ ἁρπαγήν Thuc.; πρὸς ληιστείαν id=Thuc.
4.Pass. and Mid., of places, to be turned or look in a certain direction, πρὸς ζόφον Od.; πρὸς ἄρκτον, πρὸς νότον Hdt., etc. turn, i. e. turn about, τρέπειν ἵππους Il.; τὰ καλὰ τρ. ἔζω to turn the best side outmost, Pind.:—Pass., αἰχμὴ τράπετο the point bent back, Il.; of the solstice, ἐπειδὰν ἐν χειμῶνι τράπηται ἥλιος (v. τροπή I) Xen.
2.τρ. τὴν αἰτίαν, τὴν ὀργὴν εἴς τινα to divert the blame, the anger upon another, Isae., Dem.:—Pass., in imprecations, ἐς κεφαλὴν τρέποιτο ἐμοί on my head be it! Ar. turn another way, to alter, change, νόον, φρένας Hom., etc.; ἐς γέλων τρ. τὸ πρᾶγμα Ar.:—Pass. to be changed, change, Hom., etc.; c. acc. cogn., τρεπόμενος τροπάς undergoing changes, Aeschin. turn or put to flight, rout, defeat, Il., Hdt., etc.; τρ. φύγαδε, Lat. convertere in fugam, Il.; τρ. ἐς φυγήν Eur.;—so, in aor1 mid., to put an enemy to flight, Xen.:—Pass. to be put to flight, turn and flee, Aesch., Xen., etc.; so in Mid., ἐς φυγὴν τραπέσθαι Hdt., Thuc.:—also intr. in Act., φύγαδ᾽ ἔτραπε Il. turn away, keep off, hinder, τρ. τινὰ ἀπὸ τείχεος id=Il.; βέλος ἔτραπεν ἄλληι id=Il. overturn, like ἀνατρέπω, Aesch. turn, apply, τρ. τι ἐς ἄλλο τι Hdt.; ποῦ τέτροφας τὰς ἐμβάδας; what have you made of your shoes? Ar.:—Pass., ποῖ τρέπεται τὰ χρήματα; id=Ar.

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