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ὑπερτείνω ,
I. trans., stretch or lay above,ξύλαHdt.4.71; hold out over,σῷ κάρᾳ κύκλονE.El.1257; . σκιὰν σειρίου κυνός stretch over [the house] a shade from the sun, A.Ag.967, cf. E.El.1022; . χεῖρά τινος stretch the hand over one for protection, Id.IA916 (troch.); also . πόδα ἀκτῆς stretch one's foot over the beach, i. e. pass over it, Id.Med.1288, cf. Fr.676.
2. strain to the uttermost,τὴν ἐπιθυμίανJ.AJ4.6.1; “τιμωρίανPlu.Publ.12:—Pass., “τὸ ὑπερτεταμένονhigh-strained language, Longin.12.5; “τὰ .Id.10.1, cf. 38.1; = signf. 11.2 infr., ὑπερτεταμένη ἔκλυσις, τρυφή, λύπη, extreme relaxation, etc., Sor.1.34, 2.54,58.
II. intr., stretch or jut out over,ὑπὲρ τοῦ τείχουςTh.2.76; “εἰς τὸ ἔξωX.Cyn.9.15; but also c. acc., . τὸ κέρας outflank the enemy's wing, Id.HG4.2.19.
2. metaph., go beyond, exceed the measure or number of . . , c. gen., D.61.16, Arist.Pol.1319b13: c. acc., exceed,τὴν ἀνθρωπίνην φύσινId.EN1110a25; “. τοῖς χρόνοις τὴν Μίνω βασιλείανId.Pol.1329b24; “τὸ ἀλγοῦν -τεῖνον τὸ ἡδόμενονEpicur.Sent.4: c. dat. modi, exceed others in a thing, “ταῖς οὐσίαιςArist.Pol.1293a30; τῷ πλήθει ib.1296a16 (but ἐὰν τὸ τῶν γεωργῶν -τείνῃ πλῆθος ib.1296b28); . τῷ καλῷ exceed in . . , Id.EN1165a3, cf. 1171b8; . κίνδυνος is extreme, ib.1116b16.
3. in Logic, exceed, comprehend more than, τὸ Β . τοῦ Α, opp. ἀντιστρέφει (is convertible), Id.APr.33a39, cf. 68b24.
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    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1110a.25
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