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προπίνω [ι_], impf. προὔπι_νον: fut. προπίομαι: aor. προὔπι^ον: pf. προπέπωκα:—
A.drink before or first, opp. μεταπίνω, Hp.Acut.56 (Pass.), Thphr.Od.48 (Pass.), Luc.Sat.18, Ath.4.156e.
2. take a snack before dinner, Mart.5.78.3.
3. drink up, drain dry,ὅκως ἄμυστιν προπίωAnacr.63.3: metaph., ψυχὰν τὰν ἐν ἐμοὶ π. drink it in, AP5.170 (Mel.):—Pass., “ προποθεῖσα κύλιξCall.Epigr.37.
II. drink to another, i.e. to his health, pledge him (cf. Ath.5.193a, 10.432d), “φιάλαν . . δωρήσεται . . γαμβρῷ π.Pi.O.7.4; “ προπιεῖν ἐθέλειCritias Fr.6.8 D., cf. 33 D.; “π. σοιX.An.7.3.26; also “π. φιλοτησίας τινίD. 19.128, cf. Alex.291; “προπινομένη ποίησιςDionys.Eleg.1.
3. simply, give freely, make a present of, Anacr.66; “ἄλλα τε πολλὰ . . , καὶ ἐκπώματ᾽ ἀργυρᾶ καὶ χρυσᾶ προὔπινεν αὐτοῖςD.19.139; π. τὴν ἐλευθερίαν Φιλίππῳ make liberty a drinking-present to Philip, give it carelessly to him, Id.18.296; sacrifice one's friends, A.Fr. 131 (anap.), E.Rh.405, PLond.3.887.5 (iii B.C.); “τούτῳ προέπιεν βασιλεὺς κώμην τινάSteph.Com.1.1; “π. αὐτοῖς τὰς πατρίδαςPlu.Arat. 14; “αὐτῇ πέντε καὶ εἴκοσι μυριάδας ἀργυρίουId.Galb.17; “π. σοὶ ἄνδρα ἝλληναPhilostr.VA3.28: c. gen. pretii, προπέποται τῆς παραυτίχ᾽ ἡδονῆς καὶ χάριτος τὰ τῆς πόλεως πράγματα the interests of the state have been sacrificed for mere present pleasure, D.3.22, cf. App.BC2.143 (v.l.).
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