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χρόνος 1

I.time, Hom., etc.
2.a definite time, a while, period, season, δεκέτης, τρίμηνος χρ. Soph.; χρ. βίου, ἥβης Eur.:—pl. periods of time, τοῖς χρόνοις ἀκριβῶς with chronological accuracy, Thuc.; τοῖς χρόνοις by the dates, Isocr.
3.Special phrases:
a.acc., χρόνον for a while, Od., etc.; so, πολὺν χρόνον for a long time, id=Od.; τὸν ἀεὶ χρ. for ever, Eur., etc.; ἕνα χρ. at once, once for all, Il.
b.gen., ὀλίγου χρόνου in a short time, Hdt.; πολλοῦ χρόνου Ar.; πόσου ρ.; for how long? id=Ar.
c.dat., χρόνῳ in time, at last, Hdt., Trag.; so, χρόνῳ ποτέ Hdt., etc.; also with the Art., τῷ χρόνῳ Ar.
4.with Prepositions:— ἀνὰ χρόνον in course of time, after a time, Hdt.:— ἀφ᾽ οὗ χρόνου from such time as . . , Xen.:— διὰ χρόνου after an interval of time, Soph., Thuc.; διὰ πολλοῦ χρόνου Hdt., Ar.:— ἐκ πολλοῦ χρόνου a long time since, long ago, Hdt.:— ἐν χρόνῳ in time, at length, Aesch.:— ἐντὸς χρόνου within a certain time, Hdt.:— ἐπὶ χρόνον for a while, Hom.; πολλὸν ἐπὶ χρ. Od.:— ἐς χρόνον hereafter, Hdt.:— σὺν χρόνῳ, like χρόνῳ or διὰ χρόνου, Aesch.:— ὑπὸ χρόνου by lapse of time, Thuc.
II.lifetime, an age, Soph.; χρόνῳ βραδύς id=Soph.
III.a season, portion of the year, Xen.
IV.delay, loss, of time, Dem.; χρόνους ἐμποιεῖν to interpose delays, id=Dem.

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