A.fix, settle, “τὰς ὄψεις” Plu.2.681f; “τὴν ὄψιν πρός τι” Luc. Dem.Enc.17; “δι᾽ ἄλλα τὴν γνῶσιν” support, Iamb.Protr.5.
II. used by earlier writers in Med. with pf. Pass. in med. sense, support oneself upon, rest upon, ἀ. ἐν τῷ χαλινῷ, of a horse, lean upon the bit, X.Eq.10.7; “ὀκτὼ τοῖς μέλεσι ἀ.” supporting himself on . ., Pl.Smp.190a, cf. Ti.44e, Arist.PA684a3; πείσμασιν, of a ship, Archimel. ap. Ath.5.209d, al.; “ἀ. εἰς τοῦτο” to be fixed steadily on . ., Pl.R.508d; εἰς ἓν κεφάλαιον ἀ. rest entirely on . ., ib.581a; “ἀ. ἐπί τι” rely on, Plb.28.20.8; “πρὸς τὴν γῆν” Hp.Art.52: abs., Arist.IA705a9.
III. Med. in act. sense, ἀ. εἰς τοῦτο [τὸ οὖς] X.Cyn.5.32; “τὴν χεῖρα πρός τινα” Plu.Sull.35; “τὰς ὄψεις εἴς τι” Id.2.521d; ἀ. ἐλπίδας εἴς τινα, ἐπί τινα, fix one's hopes upon one, Plb.23.5.3, 28.2.3, cf. Plu. Dio42; ἀ. ὀργὴν ἔς τινα, χάριν ἐπί τινα, direct one's anger, one's gratitude, towards him, Plb.1.69.7, 23.3.6, cf. Plu.2.775e; “ἀ. εἰς Περικλέα τὴν ὑπόνοιαν” Id.Per.32; of Fortune, “τὴν νέμεσιν εἰς τὸν οἶκον” Id.2.198d; ἀ. ἄγνοιαν ἐπί τινας throw the blame of their ignorance upon . ., Plb.38.9.5; “ἐπὶ τὴν τύχην τοὺς ὀδυρμούς” Plu.2.168a.