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ἀφ-ίημι , imp. 2 pl. ἀφι?ετε, part. fem. ἀφῖεισαι, ipf. 3 sing. ἀφίει, fut. ἀφήσω, aor. ἀφέηκα, ἀφῆκα, 3 du. ἀφέτην, subj. ἀφέῃ, opt. ἀφείη, part. ἀφείς, mid. ipf. ἀφι?ετο: let go from.—I. act., of sending away persons, Il. 1.25, Il. 2.263; hurling missiles, lightning, Il. 8.133; lowering a mast, ἱστὸν προτόνοισι, Il. 1.434: grapes shedding the flower, ἄνθος ἀφι_εῖσαι, Od. 7.126; met., of ‘dismissing’ thirst, Il. 11.642; ‘relaxing’ force, Il. 13.444. —II. mid., δειρῆς δ᾽ οὔ πω πάμπαν ἀφι?ετο πήχεε λευκώ, ‘let go her’ arms from his neck, Od. 23.240.
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