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πρόσ-θεσις , εως (Dor. ποτίθεσις SIG569.25 (Halasarna, iii B.C.)), , (προστίθημι)
A.application, “ναρθήκωνHp.Fract.6; of pessaries, Id.Mul.1.11 (pl.), Nat.Mul.11; of ladders, π. [κλίμακος] Th.4.135, cf. Plb.5.60.7; of the cupping-instrument, Arist.Rh.1405b3; κόμης προσθέσεις the use of false hair, Philostr.Ep.22: metaph., Phld.Sign. 26.
2. attachment, “ζῳδίωνIG12.374.287; of leaf to stem, Thphr. HP7.6.2.
II. administration of food, nourishment, Hp.Aph. 1.19 (pl.), Gal.Nat.Fac.1.11, 17(2).364.
b. increase, Vett.Val.20.17.
2. in the Logic of Aristotle, addition of marks (such as properties, accidents, and the like ) to determine a general term, Int.21b27, Metaph. 1029b30; ἀκρατὴς κατὰ πρόσθεσιν with a difference, opp. ἁπλῶς, Arist.EN 1148a10; ἐκ προσθέσεως λόγος, opp. ἐξ ἀφαιρέσεως, Id.Metaph. 1030b15; hence ἐκ προσθέσεως, of mixed, opp. ἐξ ἀφαιρέσεως, of pure sciences, Id.Cael.299a17; ἐξ ἐλαττόνων [ἐπιστήμη], opp. ἐκ π., of arithmetic opp. geometry, Id.APo.87a34, cf.Metaph.982a27.
IV. assignment, prouision, SIG l.c.
V. Gramm., addition of a letter or syllable (as ϝ in ϝ-ρῆξις, in ἄ-σταχυς), Trypho Pass.1.11, 3.2.
VI. π. τοῦ ἡλίου increase of the sun's heat, i.e. spring, PMag.Leid.W.9.48.
VII. in Music, pause of two time-units, Aristid.Quint.1.18.
VIII. (προστίθεμαι) assent, Arr.Epict.1.4.11; “ψεύδεσιStoic.3.147.
2. aid, succour, “π. τοῦ θεοῦPolyaen.2.3.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1148a.10
    • Plato, Phaedo, 101b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 101c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 97a
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.60.7
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 6
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.19
    • Galen, De naturalibus facultatibus, 1.11
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.135
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