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προβι^β-άζω , fut.
A.-άσωD.C.58.23, Att. “προβι^βῶAr.Av.1570:— causal of προβαίνω, cause to step forward, lead on, τινα S.OC180 (lyr.); ποῖ προβιβᾷς ἡμᾶς ποτε; to what point, how far do you mean to carry us ? Ar.l.c.; τινὰ εἰς ἀρετήν, εἰς ἐγκράτειαν, Pl.Prt.328a, X.Mem.1.5.1; ἕως Μακεδονίας τὴν ἀρχήν extend it . . , D.H.1.3; push on,οὐδὲν ἠδύνατο π. τῶν ἔργωνPlb.5.100.1:—Pass., to be developed, improved, of machines, Hero Bel.74.4.
2. push forward, advance, τὸ ὑπερκείμενον τοῦ κρημνοῦ (by building a wall) D.S.4.78; exalt,τὴν πατρίδαPlb.9.10.4; τινὰ ἐς τὰς ἀρχάς promote him, D.C.l.c.; “δύναμινPhld. Rh.1.40 S.
3. teach,τινάς τιLXX De.6.7, cf. Plu.Cat.Mi.36 (dub.); put forward as a representative, Act.Ap.19.33 (v.l.):— Pass., to be instructed or egged on,ὑπὸ τῆς μητρόςEv.Matt.14.8.
II. intr., = προβαίνω, Plb.10.44.1, Aristid.2.231 J.
III. of a male, mount before,ἄλληνArist.HA546a10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1570
    • New Testament, Acts, 19.33
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 6.7
    • New Testament, Matthew, 14.8
    • Plato, Protagoras, 328a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 180
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.5.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.44.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.100.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.10.4
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 36
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.78
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.3
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 58.23
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