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εὔλογος , ον,
A.reasonable, sensible, “νουθετήματαA.Pers.830; “οὐκ εὐλόγῳ ἔοικενPl.R.605e; “εὔ. ὀργήPhld.Ir.p.45 W.; εὔλογόν [ἐστι] c. inf., it is reasonable that . . , Pl.Cra.396b, Arist.Pol.1286b15, etc.; -ώτερόν [ἐστι] Id.EN1102b2: Sup., Id.Cael.286b34.
2. reasonable, fair, “πρόφασιςTh.3.82, D.18.152, etc.; τὸ εὔ. a fair reason, Th. 4.87.
3. probable, c. dat. et inf., Arte7 (Comp.), cf. Sphaer.Stoic.1.141, Cic.Att.14.22.2; διὰ σημείων εὐ. Phld.Lib.p.30 O.; ἐκ τῶν εὐ. in all probability, Plb.10.44.6, cf. Plu.Them.13; ἐκτὸς τῶν εὐ. πίπτειν to be beyond all probability, Arist.Metaph.1060a18: Comp., Pl.Ep.352a: Sup., Cic.Att.13.6.4. Adv. -γως Phld.Lib.p.33 O.
4. suitable, conformable, c. dat., Plot.6.5.10.
6. eloquent, v.l. for ἱκανός, LXX Ex. 4.10, whence Ezek.Exag.113, Ph.2.93, 1.166 (interpr. as reasonable).
II. Adv. -γως with good reason, reasonably, A.Th.508, Supp.47 (lyr.), Fr.6, Ar.V.771, Lys.12.7; “εὐ. ἄπρακτοι ἀπίασινTh. 4.61; εὐ. φέρειν (Abresch εὐλόφως, q.v.) E.Fr.175; “εὐ. ἔχεινPl. Phd.62d; “εὐ. φθονεῖν τινιAlex.219.1; “τοῖς εὐ. καὶ τοῖς κακῶς ἔχουσιMen.48; freq. like εἰκότως, at the close of a sentence, implying assent, Arist.EN1153b15, 1162b6: Comp. -ωτέρως Isoc.6.28; -ώτερον Plb.7.7.7.
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