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ῥητορ-εύω ,
A.to be a public speaker, practise oratory, Isoc.Ep.8.7, Pl. Grg.502d, Arist.Rh.Al.1444a33; οἱ μετὰ γαστέρα -εύοντες afterdinner speakers, Ph.1.156; “. καὶ πολιτεύεσθαιChrysipp.Stoic.3.175; opp. πολιτεύεσθαι, Nausiph.2:—Pass., of the speech, to be spoken, “τοὺς μὲν [λόγους] ῥητορεύεσθαι, τοὺς δὲ γεγράφθαιIsoc.5.25:—later in Act. c. acc., τὴν ἐπεσταλμένην πρεσβείαν ἐρρητόρευε was setting forth, Luc.Laps.2.
II. teach oratory, Str.14.1.48.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 25
    • Plato, Gorgias, 502d
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.1.48
    • Isocrates, Ad reges Mytilenaeos, 7
    • Lucian, Pro lapsu inter salutandum, 2
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