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ἁπλ-ῶς , Adv. of ἁπλοῦς,
A.singly, in one way,μένειν . ἐν τῇ αὑτοῦ μορφῇPl.R.381c, etc.; . λέγεσθαι in one sense, opp. πολλαχῶς, Arist.Top.158b10; . λεγόμενα, opp. συμπλεκόμενα, Id.Metaph.1014a19, cf. Ph.195b15; opp. κατ᾽ ἀλλήλων λέγεσθαι, without distinction of subject and predicate, Metaph.1041b1; ἐσθλοὶ μὲν γὰρ . παντοδαπῶς δὲ κακοί Poët. ap. EN1106b35, etc.
II. simply, plainly,ἀλλ᾽ . φράσονA.Supp.464; “. τι φράζουσ᾽Id.Ch.121; “. εἰπεῖνIsoc.4.154; “λαλεῖνAnaxil.22.23.
b. openly, frankly, Isoc.3.52, X.HG4.1.37; in good faith, D.18.308, etc.: in bad sense, . ἔχειν to be a simpleton, Isoc.4.16.
c. in its natural state, uncooked, of food, Jul.Or.6.192b.
2. simply, absolutely,. ἀδύνατονTh.3.45; τῶν νεῶν κατέδυ οὐδεμία . no ship was absolutely sunk (though some were disabled), Id.7.34; “. οὐδὲ ἕν . . συνίημιPhilem.123; ὅσ᾽ ἐστὶν ἀγαθὰ . . . simply all the good things there are, Ar.Ach.873; “ἔδωκ᾽ ἐμαυτὸν ὑμῖν .D. 18.179; . absolutely, opp. κατά τι (relatively), Arist.Top.115b12; opp. πρός τι, APr.41a5; opp. πρὸς ἡμᾶς, APo.72a3; opp. τιϝί, Top. 116a21; . βαρύ, κοῦφον, μαλακόν, etc., Cael.311a17,27, Mete.386b32, al.; τὸ . καλόν, τὸ . ἀγαθόν, etc., EN1136b22, 1134b4, al.; opp. ὁτιοῦν (in some particular), Pol.1301a29; strengthd. “. οὕτωςPl. Grg.468c, D.21.99; τὴν . δίκην absolute, strict justice, opp. τοὐπιεικές and χάρις, S.Fr.770; “ τελεία καὶ . κακίαArist.EN1138a33; τὸ . the absolute, Dam.Pr.5: Comp. “ἁπλούστερονIs.4.2; “-τερωςStr.6.2.4: Sup. “ἁπλούσταταPl.Lg.921b.
3. in a word, E.Rh.851, X.Cyr.1.6.33, Mem.1.3.2, etc.
5. foolishly, Plu.2.72b.
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