II. (“ἀνακρίνω” 11.2) previous examination of parties concerned in a suit, preparation of the matter for trial, X.Smp.5.2, etc., cf. PSI4.392 (iii B. C.), OGI374 (pl.), Act.Ap.25.26; of the magistrate, ἀνάκρισιν διδόναι, παραδιδόναι, Pl.Chrm.176c, Lg.855e; of the parties, “εἰς ἀνάκρισιν ἥκειν” Is.6.13, etc.; μηδ᾽ εἰς ἄγκρισιν ἐλθεῖν, i. e. should not even begin proceedings (where however the Sch. explains ἐς ἄγκρισιν by ἐς μάχην, cf. “ἀνακρίνω” 111), A.Eu.364; οὐδ᾽ ἀ. μοι δώσεις you will not allow me the first forms of law, Pl.Chrm. l. c.
III. generally, inquiry, examination, Id.Phdr.277e.
IV. preliminary examination of a slave before sale, POxy.1463.12, etc.
V. examination, testing of magical ingredients, etc., PMag.Par.1.1992, 2007.
VI. quarrel, dispute, Hdt.8.69; disputation, Phld.Acad.Ind.p.72 M.