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ἐάω let, suffer, allow, permit, Lat. sinere, c. acc. pers. et inf., Hom., attic:—Pass. to be given up, Soph.
2.οὐκ ἐᾶν not to suffer, and then to forbid, hinder, prevent, c. acc. et. inf., Hom., etc.: often an inf. may be supplied, οὐκ ἐάσει σε τοῦτο will not allow thee [to do] this, Soph. let alone, let be, c. acc., Hom., etc.;—absol., ἔασον let be, Aesch.:—Pass., δ᾽ οὖν ἐάσθω Soph. same sense, c. inf., κλέψαι μὲν ἐάσομεν we will have done with stealing, Il.; θεὸς τὸ μὲν δώσει, τὸ δ᾽ ἐάσει [sc. δοῦναι] he will give one thing, the other he will let alone, Od.; v. χαίρω fin.

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