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εἰσδέχομαι , Ion. ἐσδέκ- ,
A.take into, admit,ἐς τὸ ἱρόνHdt.1.144, cf. 206 : c. acc. pers., S.OT238; “εἰ. φρουράνIG22.43.22 : c. acc. loc., “οὐκ εἰσεδέξατ᾽ οἶκονE.Supp.876: c. dat., ἄντροις εἰ. τινά receive him in the cave, Id.Cyc.35 : rarely c. gen., τόνδ᾽ εἰσεδέξω τειχέων,=τειχέων εἴσω ἐδέξω (cf. Sch. ad loc.), E.Ph.451: c. acc. dupl., ἐσδέξασθαί τινα συνοικιστῆρα admit him as a fellow-colonist, Pi.Fr.186; “εἰ. τινά ὑπόστεγονS.Tr.376: aor. I εἰσδεχθῆναι in pass. sense, Luc.Tox.30, Merc.Cond.10.
3. of certain animals, take in their young after birth, Arist.HA566b17, GA754a29.
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