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μετατίθημι , fut. -θήσω:—Med., fut. -
I. place among, τῷ κ᾽ οὔ τι τόσον κέλαδον μετέθηκε (v.l. μεθέηκεν) then he would not have caused so much noise among us, Od.18.402.
II. place differently,
1. in local sense, transpose, change the place of, “τὰ αἰδοῖα εἰς τὸ πρόσθενPl.Smp.191b; “εἰς βελτίω τόπονId.Lg.903d; “μ. τὰς θύραςPSI5.546.5 (iii B. C.); μετέθηκεν αὐτὸν (sc. τὸν Ἑνώχ)“ θεόςLXX Ge.5.24:—Pass., Arist.Int.20b10; to be transferred, OGI338.20 (Pergam., ii B. C.), Act.Ap.7.16, etc.
2. in Logic, μ. τὸ συμπέρασμα alter a conclusion to its contrary, Arist.APr.59b1.
4. Med., change what is one's own or for oneself, “μ. τὰ εἰρημέναX.Mem.4.2.18; νόμους ib.4.4.14; “τὴν δόξανD.18.229; “τὸν τρόπονId.19.341; “τοὔνομαArist.Fr.549; ὀνόματα change the use of words, Epicur.Nat.95 G. (also in Act., Nat.28.5); [τὸ νόμισμα] Arist. Pol.1257b11: abs., change one's opinion, retract, Pl.R.345b, etc.; μεταθέσθω let him change his mind, Men.Pk.48; also in political sense, change sides, “μεταθέσθαι πρὸς τὴν Ῥωμαίων αἵρεσινPlb.24.9.6; Dionysius of Heraclea, who went over from the Stoics to the Cyrenaics, was called μεταθέμενος, turn-coat, D.L.7.37,166; “μ. ἀπὸ τῶν πατρίωνLXX 2 Ma.7.24; “ἐξ ἀδικίαςCorn.ND11.
b. τὴν γνώμην μετατίθεσθαι change to or adopt a new opinion, Hdt.7.18 (but τῆς γνώμης μ. change from . . , App.BC3.29); μετέθου λύσσαν ἄρτι σωφρονῶν thou hast changed to madness, E.Or.254; μ. τὸ ὄνομα τὸ νῦν ἀπὸ τῶν αἰγῶν adopted their present name, Paus.7.26.3.
e. c. dupl. acc., τὸ κείνων κακὸν τῷδε κέρδος μ. turning their misdeeds into his gain, S.Ph.515 (lyr.).
5. Pass., to be changed, alter, “μετετέθην εὐβουλίᾳE.IA 388 (troch.); μ. ἐς Ῥωμαίους pass over, App.Hisp.17; μ. ἀπὸ τοῦ καλέσαντος ὑμᾶς are turned away from . . , Ep.Gal.1.6.
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