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κατατείνω , fut. -
2. stretch for the purpose of setting a bone, Hp.Fract. 15:—also Med., ib.5:—Pass., μῦς κατατεταμένος ib.8.
3. rack, torture, “κατατεινόμενος ὑπὸ τῆς βασάνου προσωμολόγησεD.48.18, cf. Ael. Fr.176; “κατατείνειν ταῖς κολάσεσιId.Fr.279: metaph., “κ. τὴν ψυχήνId.Fr.60; “κατέτεινέ με διηγούμενοςLib.Decl.33.25; “κατατείνεσθαι ὑπὸ ποδάγραςPhylarch.40 J., cf. AP11.128 (Poll.).
4. stretch out or draw in a straight line, κατέτεινε σχοινοτενέας ὑποδέξας διώρυχας, i.e. he marked out the ditches by drawing straight lines, Hdt.1.189; δόλιχον κ. τοῦ λόγου make a very long speech, Pl.Prt.329b; μακρὸν λόγον, πολλοὺς καὶ μακροὺς ἐλέγχους, APr.262.10, in APo.243.19; “φεύγουσι κατατείναντες τὴν κέρκονArist.HA629b35:—Pass., extend throughout, Id.PA650a29.
5. Pass., to be tightly bound, “ὑπὸ δεσμοῦPlu.Luc.24.
6. stretch on the ground, lay at full length, [“ ἐλέφας] τοὺς φοίνικας κ. ἐπὶ τῆς γῆςArist.HA610a24; “κ. τινὰς ἐπὶ τοὔδαφοςPlu. Publ.6:—Pass., to be extended over a space, “ἐπὶ γῆνPl.Ti.58e; πρὸς γῆν πᾶν τὸ σῶμα ib.92a; “σκέλη ἐπὶ τῇ γῇ -τεταμέναArist.IA713a19.
7. metaph., strain, exert, “κ. τὴν ῥώμην ὅληνPlb.21.34.7 (s. v.l.):—Pass., to be strained, μᾶλλον, ἧττον-τείνεσθαι, Pl.Ti.63c, λόγοι κατατεινόμενοι words of hot contention, E.Hec.130 (anap.); “δρόμημα συνεχῶς -τεταμένονArist.HA629b19; κ. τῷ προσώπῳ strain with the muscles of one's face, Plu.Ant.77; cf. infr. 11.2.
b. overwork, “τοὺς γεωργούςPTeb. 61b197 (ii B.C.).
b. extend downwards, Plu.2.566d.
c. metaph., tend, “εἴς τιMetrod.Fr.6.
2. strive earnestly, be vehement, E.IA336; “ἰσχυρῶς κ.X.An.2.5.30; opp. χαλάω, Pl.R.329c; κ. ὀδύνη v.l. for κατακτείνειε in Hp.Fract.43, cf. Gal.6.311: freq. in aor. part. with adverb. sense, with all one's force or might, “κατατείνας ἐρῶPl.R.358d, cf. 367b; “ λέων τρέχει κ.Arist.HA629b18; “ᾠχόμην κ.Luc.Lex.3; “ὄρνεις κατατείνασαι ἐκπτήσονταιId.Sat.35.
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