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ἀφορ-ίζω ,
A.mark off by boundaries,ἐξελόντας [τὸ ὄρος] τῷ θεῷ καὶ ἀφορίσανταςHyp.Eux.16; οὐσία ἀφωρισμένη property marked out by boundary-pillars, D.49.61:—Med., mark off for oneself, appropriate to oneself,χώραν ὅτι πλείστηνIsoc.5.120: metaph., “. τιμάςE.Alc.31: —Pass., “ ὑπό τινος ἀφορισθεῖσα χώραIsoc.4.36.
2. determine, define, Id.Sph.240c:—also Med., “περὶ φύσεως ἀφοριζόμενοιEpicr.11.13:— Pass., χρόνος ἀφωρισμένος a determinate time, Pl.Lg.785b; “ὅροι -ισμένοιwell-defined, Id.Criti.110d; “ἀφωρισμέναdefinite cases, Arist. Rh.1354b8: part. “ἀφορίσαςdefinitely, D.25.29.
4. bring to an end, finish,βίβλουςPlb.2.71.10:— Med.,“λόγονIsoc.15.58.
5. grant as a special gift,τᾷ κάλλος ἀφώρισε ΚύπριςEpigr.Gr.244.3 (Cyzicus).
II. c. acc. pers.,
1. banish,καί μ᾽ ἀπὸ γᾶς ὥρισεE.Hec.940 (lyr.).
2. separate, Act.Ap.19.9, etc.:—Pass., “ἱερέων γένος ἀπὸ τῶν ἄλλων-ισμένονPl.Ti.24a; ἐκ τινῶν ἀφωρισμένων from a definite class of persons, Arist.Pol.1292b4; ἀφωρισμένος τέχνην having a definite art assigned one, Pl.Sph.231e.
b. set apart for rejection, cast out, excommunicate, Ev.Luc.6.22.
c. set apart for some office, appoint, ordain, Act.Ap.13.2, Ep.Rom.1.1 (Pass.), Ep.Gal.1.15.
d. Pass., “ἀρχὴ ἀφωρισμένη πρὸς τὰς θυσίαςArist.Pol.1322b26; of a treatise, to be devoted to, c. dat., Olymp. in Mete.9.15.
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