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ἀκρι_β-όω , fut. -ώσω,
A.make exact or accurate, E.Hipp.469; . τάδε to be perfect in bearing these hardships, X.Cyr.2.3.13; arrange precisely, Ar.Ec.274:—Pass., to be exact or perfect, Ar.Ra.1483; “ἠκριβῶσθαι πρὸς πᾶσαν ἀρετήνArist.Pol.1279b1.—Later in Med., J.AJ17.2.2, Eust.1799.33, etc.
2. investigate accurately, understand thoroughly, “οἱ τάδ᾽ ἠκριβωκότεςE.Hec.1192, cf. X.Cyr.2.2.9; τοὔνομά μου σὺ ἀκριβοῖς; are you sure of . .? Pl.Chrm.156a; inquire carefully of, “τὸν χρόνονEv.Matt.2.7:—Pass., Vett.Val.265.3.
3. describe accurately, τι Phld.Lib.p.47 O.
4. abs., to be exact, “ φύσις οὐκ ἀκριβοῖArist.GA778a6; [“ ἄνθρωπος] κατὰ τὴν ἁφὴν διαφερόντως ἀκριβοῖ An.421a22; “. περί τιGA780b26.
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 274
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1483
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1192
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 469
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.2.2
    • Plato, Charmides, 156a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.2.9
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.3.13
    • New Testament, Matthew, 2.7
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