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κατακρα^τ-έω ,
A.prevail over, c. gen. pers., “κατακρατεῖν ἀνδρὸς εἴωθεν γυνήMen.646, cf. Thphr.CP2.14.4; “τῶν πολεμίωνPlb.16.30.5: metaph., of pleasure, “κ. τοῦ οἴκουStoic.3.98; also c. acc., τους ἄλλους ἀρετῇ κ. D.C.54.29; “ ἵππος πρεσβύτερος ἤδη ὢν οὐ κ. τὰς θηλείαςPCair.Zen.225.8 (iii B. C.):—Pass., to be overcome, “ὑπὸ νόμου βελτίονοςZaleuc. ap. Stob.4.2.19.
2. abs., prevail, gain the mastery, gain the victory, “κατὰ μοῖρ᾽ ἐκράτησενA.Pers.101 (lyr.), cf. Hdt.7.168, Th. 6.55, Pl.Lg.840e; Πηνειὸς τῷ οὐνόματι κατακρατέων ἀνωνύμους τοὺς ἄλλους [ποταμοὺς] “εἶναι ποιέειHdt.7.129; of an opinion, D.C.57.15; of planetary influence, predominate, Procl.Par.Ptol.18,al.
II. c. acc. rei, gain the mastery over, ἀμάχους ῥώμας, εὔνοιαν, Ph.2.117, 438; win, “στέφανονD.Chr.9.13: c. gen. rei, τῆς προθέσεως become master of one's purpose, Plb.5.38.9; “τοῦ γενέσθαι τιId.28.13.13; “τῶν ὅλωνId.3.81.10; retain possession of, “τῆς πόλεωςId.1.8.1; master, “τῆς Ε῾λληνικῆς διαλέκτουId.39.1.4, cf. Cleom.1.10; “ἰδιότητοςPorph.Sent.33.
2. digest, concoct, “τὰς τῶν σίτων τροφάςPl. Lg.789d, cf. Arist.Pr.930b31:—Pass., “τῇ εὐχυλίᾳSor.1.53 (fort. -κραθῇ).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 101
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.129
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.168
    • Plato, Laws, 789d
    • Plato, Laws, 840e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.55
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.30.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.8.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 28.13.13
    • Polybius, Histories, 39.1.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.81.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.38.9
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 9.13
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 54.29
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 57.15
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