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ὑπολαμβάνω 1 2 3 take up by getting under, as the dolphin did Arion, Hdt.: to receive into its bosom, NTest. bear up, support, Hdt. take by the hand, Plat. seize or come suddenly upon, of fear, Hom.; of a fit of madness, a pestilence, Hdt.; δυσχωρία ὑπελάμβανεν αὐτούς, i. e. they came suddenly into difficult ground, Xen.; then, of events, to follow next, come next, Hdt. take up the discourse and answer, to reply, rejoin, retort, Thuc., Plat., etc.:— absol., in dialogue, ἔφη ὑπολαβών, ὑπ. ἔφη, ὑπ. εἶπεν he said in answer, Hdt., Thuc., etc. take up, interrupt, Xen. take up the conqueror, fight with him, Lat. excipere, Thuc. take up a charge, id=Thuc.
II.= ὑποδέχομαι, to receive and protect, Xen. accept or entertain a proposal, Hdt., Dem. take up a notion, assume, suppose, c. inf., Hdt., Plat.:—the inf. omitted, to conceive of a thing as being so and so, Plat.; καίπερ ὑπειληφὼς ταῦτα though I assume this to be so, Dem.: —Pass., τοιοῦτος ὑπολαμβάνομαι Isocr. apprehend a thing, Eur., Plat. suspect, disbelieve, Xen. take secretly, Thuc. draw off from duty, seduce, id=Thuc.
V.ὑπ. ἵππον, as a term of horsemanship, to hold up or to check the horse, Xen.

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