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Dep. receive beneath the surface, Il. receive into one's house, receive hospitably, Hom., etc.; ὑποδεξάμενος one's host, Isocr. give ear to, hearken to, εὐχάς Hes.; τοὺς λόγους Hdt. take in charge as a nurse, Hhymn., Plat.
5.metaph., πῆμα ὑπέδεκτό με sorrow was my host, Od.; στυγερὸς ὑπεδέξατο κοῖτος a hateful nest awaited them, of ensnared birds, id=Od. take upon oneself, undertake a task, promise, Hom.; with inf. fut., Hdt., etc.; less often with inf. aor., id=Hdt.; ὑπ. μεγάλα τινί to make him great promises, id=Hdt. admit, allow a charge, id=Hdt.; οὐκ ὑπ. to refuse to admit, deny, id=Hdt. submit to, bear patiently, Od. Lat. excipere, wait for, abide the attack of, Hes., Xen.:—of hunters, to lie in wait for game, Xen. come next to, border upon, Hdt.
V.of a woman, to conceive, Xen.

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