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προσα^γωγ-ή , ,
A.bringing to, πρὸς τὴν τῆς τροφῆς π. for the purpose of bringing the food to the mouth, Arist.PA687b26; “οἰκοδόμῳ εἰς π. πλίνθουPCair.Zen.176.14 (iii B.C.).
2. bringing up, μηχανημάτων, ὀργάνων, Plb.1.48.2 (pl.), 14.10.9(pl.); ποιεῖσθαι τὴν π., much like our phrase 'to make approaches', Id.9.41.1.
3. a bringing over, acquisition,ξυμμάχωνTh.1.82; ἐκ π. φίλος a friend under compulsion, D.23.174 (“ἐκ προαγωγῆςHarp.).
4. administering or taking of medicine, Phld.Ir.p.44 W.(pl.), Dsc.4.148.
II. solemn approach, as at festivals or in supplication, Hdt.2.58(pl.).
2. approach, access, introduction to a person, esp. to a king's presence, X.Cyr.7.5.45, cf. Ep.Rom.5.2, Ep.Eph.2.18, etc.
3. π. νεῶν a place for ships to put in, Plb.10.1.6, cf. D.S.13.46, Plu.Aem.13.
4. attack, Aen.Tact. 10.23(pl.).
5. addition, of food, opp. ἀφαίρεσις, Hp.Insomn.89; “ἐκ προσαγωγῆςby gradual additions, gradually, Id.Acut.11, Thphr. HP3.10.5, etc.; opp. ἀθρόος, Arist.Pol.1308b16; ἐκ π. καὶ κατὰ μικρόν ib.1306b14, cf. 1315a13; opp. ἐξαίφνης, Id.Mete.368a7; τόποι ὑψηλοὶ ἐκ π. rising gradually to a height, ib.350b22.
III. accession, addition, Epicur.Fr.190.
2. increase of rent, PTeb.72.449 (ii B. C.).
IV. surface of a stone intended for application to another, IG22.244.102 (pl.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 174
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.46
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.58
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 2.18
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.82
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.5.45
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.1.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 14.10.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.48.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.41.1
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 11
    • New Testament, Romans, 5.2
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 13
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