I.to take up by getting under, as the dolphin did Arion, Hdt.: to receive into its bosom, NTest.
b.to bear up, support, Hdt.
c.to take by the hand, Plat.
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
3.to take up
the discourse and answer, to reply, rejoin, retort
, etc.:— absol., in dialogue, ἔφη ὑπολαβών, ὑπ. ἔφη, ὑπ. εἶπεν
he said in answer
b.to take up, interrupt, Xen.
4.to take up
the conqueror, fight with
him, Lat. excipere
5.to take up a charge, id=Thuc.
2.to accept or entertain a proposal, Hdt., Dem.
III.to take up
a notion, assume, suppose
, c. inf., Hdt.
:—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.
2.to apprehend a thing, Eur., Plat.
3.to suspect, disbelieve, Xen.
IV.to take secretly, Thuc.
2.to draw off from duty, seduce, id=Thuc.
, as a term of horsemanship, to hold up
or to check
the horse, Xen.