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ἀπέραντος , ον, (περαίνω)
A.boundless, infinite, of space, “πεδίονPi.N. 8.38 (who also has “ἀπείραντος ἀλκάP.9.35); “πόντου κλῇδ᾽ .E.Med. 213 (lyr.); “τὸν ἀέρα τόνδ᾽ ὄντ᾽ .Ar.Nu.393; “ὁδόςPl.Tht.147c; of time, endless,τὸ χρῆμα τῶν νυκτῶν ὅσον: ἀπέραντονAr.Nu.3; “χρόνοςPl.Plt.302a; of number, countless, infinite,. ἀριθμὸς ἀνθρώπωνId.Criti.119a; “. κακάId.R.591d, al.; “λῦπαιPlu.Sol.7; “πένθηFab.17; unlimited,τιμωρίαιD.23.39; generally, of events, business, etc., ἀπέραντον ἦν there was no end to it, Th.4.36; “μακρὸν καὶ . φαίνεταιArist.EN1101a26; ἀπέραντα περαίνειν represent as concluded what is not concluded, Luc.Philops.9 (with allusion to signf. 111); “μηδὲν ἀβασάνιστον μηδ᾽ .Plb.4.75.3. Adv., τὸ ἀπεράντως διεστηκός of unlimited dimensions, Arist.Ph.204b21, Metaph.1066b33.
II. allowing no escape, whence none can pass, Τάρταρος, δίκτυον, A.Pr.153,1087 (both lyr.).
III. in Logic, inconclusive,λόγοςPhld.Ir.p.97 W., cf. Stoic.2.77.
IV. incomplete, imperfect, of persons, “ἀτελὴς καὶ .Artem.1.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1087
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 153
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 39
    • Euripides, Medea, 213
    • Plato, Republic, 591d
    • Plato, Statesman, 302a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 147c
    • Plato, Critias, 119a
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.75.3
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 3
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 393
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.36
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 17
    • Plutarch, Solon, 7
    • Lucian, Philopsuedes sive incredulus, 9
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