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δοκέω Il.7.192, Att. impf. ἐδόκουν, Ep.
A.δοκέεσκονAP5.298 (Agath.): —Med., “δοκέοντοOpp.C.4.296: part. δοκεύμενος ib.109: the fut. and other tenses are twofold:
1. fut. δόξω and aor. 1 ἔδοξα Pi.N.4.37, h.Merc.208, etc.: pf. δέδοχα inferred from plpf. “ἐδεδόχεσανD.C.44.26:—Pass., aor. “ἐδόχθηνPlb.21.10.8, etc., (κατ-) Antipho 2.2.2: pf. “δέδογμαιHdt.8.100, etc.: plpf. “ἐδέδοκτοId.9.74.
2. regul. forms (chiefly Trag., Com., and late Prose), fut. “δοκήσωA.Pr.388, Ar.Nu.562, etc. (once in Hdt., 4.74); Dor. δοκησῶ or “-α_σῶTheoc.1.150: aor. ἐδόκησα, Ep. “δόκ-Od.10.415, Pi.O.13.56, A.Th.1041, Ar.Ra.1485, etc.: pf. “δεδόκηκαA.Eu.309 (lyr.):— Pass., aor. “ἐδοκήθηνE.Med.1417 (anap.): pf. “δεδόκημαιPi.N.5.19, E.Med.763 (anap.), Ar.V.726, also in Hdt.7.16.γ́; but δεδοκημένος (q. v.) belongs to δέχομαι.
I. expect (Iterat. of δέκομαι, cf. “δέχομαι11.3): hence, think, suppose, imagine, (opp. φρονέω, S.Aj.942 (lyr.), Pherecr.146.4):
b. think to do, purpose,ὅταν δ᾽ ἀείδειν . . δοκῶA.Ag.16.
2. abs., have or form an opinion,περί τινοςHdt.9.65; mostly in parenthetic phrases, “ὡς δοκῶPl.Phdr.264e; δοκῶ alone, Hdt.9.65, Ar.Pax47, Pl.Prm.126b; πῶς δοκεῖς; to call attention to something remarked, “τοῦτον, πῶς δοκεῖς; καθύβρισενE.Hipp.446, cf. Hec.1160, Diph.96, etc.; “πόσον δοκεῖς;Ar.Ec.399.
b. δοκῶ μοι I am determined, resolved, c. inf. pres., Ar.V.177, etc.: c. inf. fut., Aeschin.3.53, etc.: c. inf. aor., dub. in Ar.Av.671, etc.: rarely without μοι, think fit,σὺ δ᾽ αὐτὸς ἤδη γνῶθι τίνα πέμπειν δοκεῖςA.Th. 650.
5. Pass., to be considered,δοκεῖσθαι οὕτωPl.R.612d; τὰ νῦν δοκούμενα περί τινος the current opinions, ib.490a.
II. of an Object, seem, c. dat. pers. et inf. pres., “δοκέεις δέ μοι οὐκ ἀπινύσσεινOd.5.342; δόκησε δ᾽ ἄρα σφίσι θυμὸς ὣς ἔμεν ὡς εἰ . . their heart seemed just as if . . , felt as though . . , 10.415: c. inf. fut., seem likely,δοκέει δέ μοι ὧδε λώϊον ἔσσεσθαιIl.6.338: c. inf. aor. (never in Hom.), τί δ᾽ ἂν δοκεῖ σοι Πρίαμος (sc. ποιῆσαι); A.Ag.935; seem or be thought to have done, esp. of suspected persons, Th.2.21; to be convicted,ἂν ἁλῷ καὶ δοκῇ τοὔργον εἰργάσθαιD.23.71.
4. freq. impers., δοκεῖ μοι it seems to me, methinks,ὥς μοι δοκεῖ εἶναι ἄρισταIl.12.215; ὡς ἐμοὶ δοκεῖ as I think, A.Th.369, etc.; τὸ σοὶ δοκοῦν your opinion, Pl.R.487d: freq. in inf. in parenth. clause, ὡς ἐμοὶ δοκέειν to my thinking, Hdt.9.113; “δοκέειν ἐμοίId.1.172; “ἀλλ᾽, ἐμοὶ δοκεῖν, τάχ᾽ εἴσειA.Pers.246, etc.; without μοι, X.An.4.5.1.
b. it seems good to me, it is my pleasure,δοκεῖ ἡμῖν χρῆσθαιTh.4.118, cf. A.Ag.1350: freq. of a public resolution, “τοῖσι Ἕλλησι δόξαι . . ἀπαιτέεινHdt.1.3, etc.; “ἔδοξεν ἈργείοισινA.Supp.605, cf. Th.1010; esp. in decrees and the like , ἔδοξε τῇ βουλῇ, τῷ δήμῳ, Ar.Th.372, Th.4.118, cf. IG1.32, etc.; “τὰ δόξανταS.El.29, D.3.14; “παρὰ τὸ δοκοῦν ἡμῖνTh.1.84, etc.:—Pass., “δέδοκταιHdt.4.68; “οὕτω δέδοκται;S.Ph.1277, etc.; “εἰ ἐπαινῆσαι δεδόκηταιPi.N.5.19; “δεδόχθω τὸ ἄτοπον τοῦτοPl.Lg.799e, etc.; “τοῦτ᾽ ἐστ᾽ ἐμοὶ δεδογμένονE.Heracl.1; “δεδογμέν᾽ [ἐστί] . . τήνδε κατθανεῖνS.Ant.576, cf. OC1431; “τὰ δεδογμέναHdt.3.76; “δεδόχθαι τῇ βουλῇ καὶ τῷ δήμῳIG22.1.12, etc. c. acc. abs., δόξαν when it was decreed or resolved,δόξαν αὐτοῖς ὥστε διαναυμαχεῖνTh.8.79; δόξαν δέ σφι (sc. λιπέσθαι) Hdt.2.148; “δόξαν ἡμῖν ταῦταPl.Prt.314c, cf. X.An.4.1.13; ἰδίᾳ δοκῆσάν σοι τόδ᾽ . . ; E. Supp.129; also “δεδογμένον αὐτοῖςTh.1.125, etc.; but also “δόξαντος τούτουX.HG1.1.36; δόξαντα ταῦτα καὶ περανθέντα ib.3.2.19.
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