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χρήσιμος 1 χράομαι

I.useful, serviceable, good for use, good, apt or fit in its kind, Hdt., attic; τὸ αὐτίκα χρ. present advantage, Thuc.; —χρ. εἴς τι useful for something, Hdt., etc.; ἐπί τι Plat.; πρός τι Eur.; useful for doing, Ar.
2.serviceable, useful, Soph., Eur., etc.; χρησίμους ἑαυτοὺς παρέχειν τῇ πόλει to shew themselves serviceable to the state, Dem.
3.much-used, Hdt.
4.νόμισμα οὐ χρήσιμον ἔξω money that will not pass abroad, Xen.
II.adv., χρησίμως ἔχειν to be serviceable, Thuc.; χρ. τινί with advantage to him, id=Thuc.

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