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πείθω , ipf. ἔπειθον, πεῖθε, fut. inf. πεισέμεν, aor. inf. πεῖσαι, aor. 2 red. πέπιθον, fut. πεπιθήσω, mid. opt. 3 pl. πειθοίατο, ipf. (πείθετο, fut. πείσομαι, aor. 2 (πιθόμην, red. opt. πεπίθοιτο, perf. πέποιθα, subj. πεποίθω, plup. πεποίθει, 1 pl. ἐπέπιθμεν: I. act., make to believe, convince, persuade, prevail upon, τινά, φρένας τινός or τινί, and w. inf.; the persuasion may be for better or for worse, ‘talk over,’ Il. 1.132; ‘mollify,’ Il. 1.100.—II. (1) mid., allow oneself to be prevailed upon, obey, mind; μυ?θῳ, τινὶ μυ?θοις, Il. 23.157; τεράεσσι, Il. 4.408; τιν᾽ οὐ πείσεσθαι ὀι?ω, ‘wherein methinks many a one will not comply,’ Il. 1.289.—(2) perf., πέποιθα and plup., put trust in, depend upon; τινί, ἀλκί, etc., Od. 10.335, Od. 16.98.
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