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ἀποδέω (B), be in want of, lack, often in accounts of numbers, “τριακοσίων ἀποδέοντα μύρια10,000 lacking or save 300, Th.2.13, cf. 4.38, etc.; “δυεῖν χιλιάδων ἀποδέοντες εἶναι δισμύριοιD.H.7.3; generally, τοσοῦτον ἀποδέω τινός so far am I from . ., Pl.Ax.366b,372a: c. inf., ὀλίγον ἀποδεῖν εἶναι want little of being, Plu.2.978f; fall short of, be inferior to,τινόςLuc.Merc.Cond.36, cf. Plu.2.1088c; πλήθει οὐ πολὺ ἀποδέοντες ἀλλήλων not differing much in number, D.H.3.52, cf. Plu.Luc.28; come short of, miss,τῆς ἀληθείαςPl.Ax.369d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.13
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.38
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 28
    • Lucian, De mercede, 36
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.52
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 7.3
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