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δίδωμι Redupl. from Root ΔΟ, Lat. do, dare.

I.Orig. sense, to give, τί τινι Hom., etc.; in pres. and imperf. to be ready to give, to offer, id=Hom.
2.of the gods, to grant, κῦδος, νίκην, and of evils, δ. ἄλγεα, ἄτας, κήδεα id=Hom.; later, εὖ διδόναι τινί to provide well for . . , Soph., Eur. offer to the gods, Hom., etc.
4.with an inf. added, δῶκε τεύχεα θεράποντι φορῆναι gave him the arms to carry, Il.; διδοῖ πιεῖν gives to drink, Hdt., etc.
5.Prose phrases, δ. ὅρκον, opp. to λαμβάνειν, to tender an oath; δ. χάριν, χαρίζεσθαι, as ὀργῆι χάριν δούς having indulged his anger, Soph.;— λόγον τινὶ δ. to give one leave to speak, Xen.; but, δ. λόγον ἑαυτῶι to deliberate, Hdt.
II.c. acc. pers. to give over, deliver up, Hom., etc.
2.of parents, to give their daughter to wife, id=Hom. attic, διδόναι τινά τινι to grant any one to entreaties, pardon him, Xen.:— διδόναι τινί τι to forgive one a thing, remit its punishment, Eur., Dem.
4.διδόναι ἑαυτόν τινι to give oneself up, Hdt., etc.
5.δ.δίκην, v. δίκη IV. 3. vows and prayers, c. acc. pers. et inf. to grant, allow, bring about that, Hom., Trag.
IV.seemingly intr. to give oneself up, devote oneself, τινί Eur.

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