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ἐξι^σ-όω ,
A.make equal or even, bring to a level with,τινί τιναS.OT425; μηδ᾽ ἐξισώσῃς τάσδε τοῖς ἐμοῖς κακοῖς ib.1507; “. τοῖς μεγίστοις ἐγκλήμασι τὸ πρᾶγμαAntipho4.2.1; . ζυγά bring the teams abreast, S.El.738:—Med., make oneself equal,δράκοντι μῆκος ἐξισουμένην σαύρανBabr.41.2:—Pass., to be or become equal, c. dat., Hdt. 2.34,6.111, Pl.R.563a, etc.; to be reduced to a level with,τινίHdt.8.13; to be a match for, rival, Th.2.97, D.S.2.52; “πρός τιναPlu.Agis 7.
2. put on a level,τοὺς πολίταςAr.Ra.688, cf. Isoc.4.91, Arist. Mu.397a8 (Pass.).
3. Pass., φύλοπις οὐκέτ᾽ ἐξισοῦται is levelled, equalized, i.e. resolved in harmony, S.El.1072 (lyr.); lit., “ἐξισωθέντος τοῦ μέχρι τῶν τειχῶν διαστήματοςlevelled, J.BJ5.3.5.
II. intr., to be equal or like, μητρὶ δ᾽ οὐδὲν ἐξισοῖ acts in no way like a mother, S. El.1194; “. τοῖς ἄλλοιςTh.6.87; τισί make a line of battle equal to the enemy's, Id.5.71.
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