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δέω (B), A.Pr.1006, etc.: fut.
A.δεήσωPl.R.395e: aor. “ἐδέησαLys. 30.8, Ep. δῆσα only Il.18.100: pf. “δεδέηκαPl.Plt.277d:—Med., fut. “δεήσομαιTh.1.32, etc., Dor. “δεοῦμαιEpich.120; later “-ηθήσομαιLXX Jb.5.8, Plu.2.213c, etc.: aor. “ἐδεήθηνHdt.4.84, Ar.Pl.986, etc.: pf. “δεδέημαιX.An.7.7.14, Is.8.22 (the forms δεήσω, etc., compared with the Ep. ἐδεύησα, δεύομαι, point to [ροοτ ]δεϝ):—lack, miss, stand in need of, c. gen., “ἐμεῖο δὲ δῆσε . . ἀλκτῆρα γενέσθαιIl. l.c. (elsewh. Hom. uses δεύω, q.v.); “παραδείγματος τὸ παράδειγμα αὐτὸ δεδέηκενPl. Plt.277d, cf. X.Mem.4.2.10.
2. freq. in Att., πολλοῦ δέω I want much, i.e. am far from, mostly c. inf. pres., πολλοῦ δ. ἀπολογεῖσθαι I am far from defending myself, Pl.Ap.30d; “πολλοῦ δεῖς εἰπεῖνId.Men.79b; “π. δ. ἀγνοεῖνId.Ly.204e; “π. γε δέουσι μαίνεσθαιId.Men.92a; also “μικροῦ ἔδεον ἐν χερσὶν εἶναιX.HG4.6.11, cf. Men. Georg.25; “τοσούτου δέω ἱκανὸς εἶναι λέγειν ὥστε . .Lys.17.1; “τοσούτου δέουσι μιμεῖσθαιIsoc.14.17 (also “τοσοῦτον δέω εἰδέναιPl.Men. 71a); παρὰ μικρὸν ἐδέησα ἀποθανεῖν v.l. in Isoc.17.42; simply “ἐδέησα κινδύνῳ περιπεσεῖνAlciphr.3.5: abs., πολλοῦ γε δέω I am far from it, Pl.Phdr.228a; “τοῦ παντὸς δέωA.Pr.1006; “παντὸς δεῖ τοιοῦτος εἶναιPl.Sph.221d (impers. πολλοῦ δεῖ, etc., v. δεῖ 11.1. b): in part., “παλαστῆς δεόντων τεττάρων ποδῶνIG12.373.8; “μικροῦ δέοντα τέτταρα τάλανταD.27.35; the part. is freq. used to express numerals compounded with 8 or 9, “ἀνδράσιν ἑνὸς δέουσι τριάκονταIG12.374.413; δυοῖν δέοντα τεσσεράκοντα forty lacking two, thirty-eight, Hdt.1.14; “πεντήκοντα δυοῖν δέοντα ἔτηTh.2.2; ἑνὸς δέον εἰκοστὸν ἔτος the 20th year save one, the 19th, Id.8.6; “δυοῖν δεούσαις εἴκοσι ναυσίνX.HG1.1.5: later, the inf. stands abs., περὶ τὰ ἑνὸς δεῖν πεντήκοντα fifty save one, Arist.Rh.1390b11: part. in gen., “τροφαλίδες μιᾶς δεούσης εἴκοσινId.HA522a31; “πόλεων δυοῖν δεούσαιν ἑξήκονταD.L.5.27; “ἑξήκοντα ἑνὸς δέοντος ἔτηPlu.Pomp.79.
3. part. δέων, δέουσα, as Adj., fit, proper, καιρὸς οὐκ ἔστι χρόνος δέωνArist. APr.48b36; “τοῖς δέουσι χρόνοιςIG12(3).247.11 (Anaphe); δέουσα ἑκάστων χρῆσις Hierocl.p.61 A., etc.: neut., v. δέον.
4. δεῖ impers., v. h. v.
II. Dep. δέομαι : contr. “δῆσθεSophr.46, part. “δεύμενοςId.36: fut. “δεήσομαιPl.Phlb.53b: aor. ἐδεήθην: always personal, and used by Hom. only in form δεύομαι (v. δεύω B):
1. abs., to be in want or need, require, mostly in part., “κάρτα δεόμενοςHdt.8.59; οἱ δεόμενοι the needy, opp. οἱ κεκτημένοι τὰς οὐσίας, Isoc. 6.67.
b. stand in need of, want, c. gen., Hdt.1.36, etc.; “τὰ σὰ δεῖται κολαστοῦ . . ἔπηS.OT1148; ῥώμης τινὸς δ. ib.1293; οὐδὲν δεῖσθαι τροφῆς have no need of . ., Th.8.43; ἤν τι δέωνται βασιλέως if they have any need of him, ib.37: c. inf., “τοῦτο ἔτι δέομαι μαθεῖνPl.R. 392d, cf. Euthd.275d, etc.; τὰ πράττεσθαι δεόμενα things needing to be done, X.Cyr.2.3.3; “τὰ δεόμεναnecessaries, IG2.573.4; ἐπισκευάσαι τὰ δεόμενα parts needing repair, ib.22.1176.15; “τὸ δεόμενονthe point threatened, Plb.15.15.7; δεῖται impers., v. δεῖ.
2. beg a thing from a person, c. dupl. gen. rei et pers., “τῶν ἐδέετο σφέωνHdt. 3.157, cf. Th.1.32, etc.; “μή μου δεηθῇς. ΘΗ. πράγματος ποίου;S.OC 1170: freq. with neut. Pron. in acc., “τοῦτο ὑμῶν δέομαιPl.Ap.17c, cf. Smp.173e, etc.: c. acc. cogn., δέημα, or oftener δέησιν, δεῖσθαί τινος, Ar.Ach.1059, Aeschin.2.43, etc.: also c. acc. rei only, ξύμφοραδ.Th.1.32; “δυνατά τινοςPl.Prt.335e; “δίκαια καὶ μέτρια ὑμῶνD.38.2; “διαπράξωμαι δέομαιX.An.2.3.29: with gen. pers. only, δεηθεὶς ὑμῶν having begged a favour of you, D.21.108: c.gen.pers. et inf., “ἐδέετο τοῦ δήμου φυλακῆς πρὸς αὐτοῦ κυρῆσαιHdt.1.59, cf. Pl.Prt.336a, etc.; “δ. τινὸς ὥστε . .Th.1.119; “ὅπως . .Plu.Ant.84: rarely c. acc. pers., “ἐδέοντο Βοιωτοὺς ὅπως παραδώσουσιTh.5.36: parenthetic, “δέομαιI pray, LXXGe.44.18.
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