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εὐθυ?ν-ω , (εὐθύς) = the Homeric ἰθύνω (which is a freq. v.l., as in A.Pers.773): — straight, direct, “οἰωνὸν γνώμῃ στομίων ἄτερ εὐθύνωνId.Pr.289; “εὐ. ἡνίαςAr.Av.1739 (lyr.); [ἅρματα] Isoc.1.32; εὐ. δόρυ steer the bark straight, E.Cyc.15; “εὐ. πλάτηνId.Hec.39; “ εὐθύνωνthe helmsman, Ep.Jac.3.4; εὐ. ἀγέλας lead or drive them, X.Cyr.1.1.2; εὐ. χερσί manage, guide him, S.Aj.542; “εὐ. πόδαE.Heracl.728, etc.
3. make straight, straighten, opp. “κάμπτειν, πτέρυγαςArist.IA709b10:— Pass., Id.Mete.385b32.
II. make or put straight, εὐ. δίκας σκολιάς make crooked judgements straight, Sol.4.37; “εὐ. λαοῖς δίκαςPi.P.4.153; εὐ. οὖρον send a straight fair wind, Id.O.13.28; “εὐ. ὄλβονId.P. 1.46; “ὥσπερ ξύλον διαστρεφόμενον . . εὐ. ἀπειλαῖς καὶ πληγαῖςPl.Prt. 325d, cf. 326e.
III. examine the conduct of an official, Id.Plt. 299a; “εὐ. τὰς ἀρχάςArist.Pol.1271a6, 1274a17, al.:—Pass., c. gen., -“όμενος τῆς ἐφορείαςId.Rh.1419a31.
2. c. gen. criminis, call to account for . . , “τινα κλοπῆςPlu.Cic.9:—Pass., τῶν ἀδικημάτων ηὐθύνθη Th.1.95; οἱ -όμενοι the culprits, Mitteis Chr.31 iii 10 (ii B.C.), cf. Notiz.Arch.4.21 (Cyrene, i B.C.): c. dat., “εὐ. φόνῳPTeb.14.4 (ii B.C.); to be mulcted, punished, “ἐπί τινιD.C.Fr.90, al.: abs., IG12.41.6; ἑκατὸν δραχμῆσι ib.4.15, al.
3. generally, refute or censure, “τοὺς λόγους τινόςPhld.Piet.67; “τὴν Φιλίστου διάλεκτονPlu.Nic.1:—Pass., to be refuted, “δι᾽ αὐτῶν τῶν φαινομένωνPhld.Sign.30, cf. Plot.3.6.13; but also, to be critically examined, Id.4.6.13.
4. examine by torture, Procop.Goth.3.32 (Pass).
IV. intr., serve as εὔθυνος, Pl.Lg.946d.
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