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διακρα^τ-έω ,
A.hold fast, control,τὰ ὅπλαPhylarch.24; “τὸν ὅλον κόσμονHerm. ap. Stob.1.15.16, cf. Iamb.Myst.4.12; “ὀργάδαD.H.1.79; hold,ἐν τῷ στόματιDsc.2.152 (Pass.), cf. Gp.12.30.3 (Pass.), etc.
2. hold in possession, BGU1047 ii 6 (ii A.D., Pass.).
3. maintain, establish,λόγονStob.1.1.9; retain, preserve, in argument, Dam.Pr.439.
4. hold up, support,ἱστόνErot. s.v. ὅπλα; δέπας Ath.11.492b(Pass.): metaph., support, keep alive,αὑτόνD.L.9.43.
5. hold back, detain, in Pass., “πρὸς τῶν χρηστῶνApp.BC2.8.
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    • Appian, Civil Wars, 2.8
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