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μετά-ληψις , εως, ,
A.participation, Pl.Prm.131a; λόγων in philosophy, Id.R.539d; “γένεσις μ. οὐσίαςId.Def.411a; γίνεσθαι κατὰ τὴν μ. [τοῦ εἴδους] Arist.GC335b14, cf. Metaph.1072b20, etc.; partaking of food, 1 Ep.Ti.4.3.
2. concurrence, POxy.1273.39 (iii A. D.), etc.
3. Gramm., τὸ "λέγων" μ. ἐνεστῶτος καὶ παρατατικοῦ is shared by . . , A.D.Adv.124.1.
2. succession, “μ. τῆς ἀρχῆςId.31.13.3.
3. taking one thing instead of another, “ ἀντὶ τοῦ μείζονος ἐλάττονος μ.Arist.Rh.1369b25.
4. Rhet., use of one word for another, as of Ἥφαιστος for πῦρ, Quint.8.6.37, Trypho Trop.5, etc.; transference of meaning, Eust.79.12.
5. objection, counterplea, Sch.Pl.Euthphr.4d; esp. concurrence coupled with objection, Syrian. in Hermog.2.153 R., Corn. Rh.p.391 H.
6. συλλογισμοὶ κατὰ μετάληψιν hypothetical syllogisms involving the substitution of a proposition for the original thesis, Arist.APr.45b17; cf. μεταλαμβάνω VI.
7. Gramm., change of construction, A.D.Synt.210.3; change in dialect, ib.335.1; change of name, Demetr.Lac.Herc.1014.60.
8. translation, rendering, Eust. ad D.P.180; εἰς τὸ Ἑλληνικὸν μ. Id.ib.294.
10. κατὰ μετάληψιν κατατεῖναι, of reflex tension over a pulley (cf. “μεταληπτικός11), Heliod. ap. Orib.48.9.25.
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    • Plato, Republic, 539d
    • Plato, Euthyphro, 4d
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 173b
    • Plato, Parmenides, 131a
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.33.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 31.13.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.20.2
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.9
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 11
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 4.3
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