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ἀπο-μάχομαι [μα^], fut. -μαχοῦμαι,
A.fight from the walls of a fort or town, “τεῖχος ἱκανὸν ὥστε ἀπομάχεσθαι ἐκ τοῦ ἀναγκαιοτάτου ὕψουςTh. 1.90; βασίλεια ἱκανὰ . high or strong enough to fight from, X.Cyr. 3.1.1: abs., fight desperately, Id.An.6.2.6; “πρός τιPlu.Brut.5, Hld. 5.1; τινί against a thing, Plu.Caes.17.
III.. τινάdrive off in battle, X.HG6.5.34.
IV. finish a battle, fight it out, Lys.3.25; resist, Arist.Pr.870b23.
V. metaph., counteract, ταῖςἀποφοραῖςAët.16.24.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.9
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.60
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.136
    • Lysias, Against Simon, 25
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.90
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.2.6
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.1.1
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.5.34
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 5
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 17
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