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συντέμνω , Ion. συντελ-τάμνω Hdt.7.123: fut. -τεμῶ: aor. -έτεμον:—
A.cut down, cut short, “ξ. τὰς πρῴρας ἐς ἔλασσονTh.7.36; ς. χιτῶνας cut out, shape them, X.Cyr.8.2.5; συντέμνει δ᾽ ὅρος ὑγρᾶς θαλάσσης the sea cuts short, terminates (my realm), A.Supp.258; ς. τὰς πλεκτάνας cut them off, Alex.187, cf. 84.
3. esp. of expenses, “ς. τὴν μισθοφοράνTh.8.45; ς. τὰς δαπάνας εἰς τὰ καθ᾽ ἡμέραν cut down one's expenses to one's daily wants, X.Hier.4.9:—Pass., εἰ . . ἐς εὐτέλειάν τι ξυντέτμηται (v. “εὐτέλεια11) Th.8.86; συντμηθῆναι τὴν σύνταξιν that my allowance has been cut down, PCair.Zen.577.11 (iii B.C.).
5. divide logically, Pl.Sph. 227d, Plt.261a.
III. intr., τοῦ χρόνου συντάμνοντος as the time became short, Id.5.41.
IV. hew out, “καινὴν . . καὶ ἐρήμην ἀνοδίανPorph.Chr.1.
V. cut together, join by an incision, “ἵνα συντμηθῇ πάντα καὶ γένηται μία ἕλκωσιςHeliod. ap. Orib.44.23.69.
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