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συναίτιος , ον, also α, ον (v. infr. 2):
1. c. gen. rei et dat. pers., being the joint or contributory cause of a thing which benefits another, ς. τινὶ ἀθανασίας helping him towards . . , Isoc.5.33, cf. ib.44; εἰ τῶν πεπραγμένων ἐκείνοις μηδὲν ς. ἐγενόμην if I had contributed nothing to their success, Id.15.96; “πᾶσιν ἀγαθοῦ ς. ὤνX.Cyr.1.4.15, etc.
2. c. gen. rei only, being joint-cause of, accessory to, contributing to, Pl. Plt.281c, Grg.519b, D.18.64, Thphr.Sens.27, etc.; ς. τούτου συνειπὼν Φιλοκράτει by acting as his advocate, D.19.97: as Subst., ξυναιτία φόνου accomplice in murder, A.Ag.1116 (lyr.); “δοξάζεται . . οὐ συναίτια, ἀλλ᾽ αἴτια εἶναι τῶν πάντωνPl.Ti.46d.
3. abs., being a joint or concurrent cause, contributory, Id.Plt.287b, Arist. de An.416a14, Gal.15.303, 19.393; “ἀναγκαῖον λέγεται, οὗ ἄνευ οὐκ ἐνδέχεται ζῆν ὡς συναιτίουArist.Metaph.1015a21.
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    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 64
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    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 96
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 33
    • Plato, Statesman, 281c
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    • Plato, Gorgias, 519b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 46d
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.15
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