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offer sacrifice

  • 1 Offer

    v. trans.
    Stretch forth: P. and V. προτείνειν, ἐκτείνειν, ὀρέγειν.
    met., offer hope, advice, etc.: P. and V. ποτείνειν; see Suggest, Give, Promise.
    Hand over: P. and V. προσφέρειν, παρέχειν, διδόναι.
    Promise: P. and V. πισχνεῖσθαι; see Promise.
    Offer as a prize: P. and V. προτιθέναι, τιθέναι, V. ἐκτιθέναι (Soph., frag.).
    Dedicate ( to a god): P. and V. νατιθέναι.
    Offer ( a slave) for torture: P. ἐκδιδόναι (acc.).
    I offer myself to be questioned: P. παρέχω ἐμαυτὸν ἐρωτᾶν (Plat., Apol. 33B).
    He offers himself for trial: P. καθίστησιν ἑαυτὸν εἰς κρίσιν (Thuc. 1, 131).
    Offer prayer: see Pray.
    Offer sacrifice: P. and V. θειν, P. ἱερὰ ποιεῖν, ἱεροποιεῖν, V. ῥέζειν, θυηπολεῖν (also Plat. but rare P.).
    Offer to, undertake to: P. and V. φίστασθαι (infin.), πισχνεῖσθαι (infin.), ἐπαγγέλλεσθαι (infin.), ἐξαγγέλλεσθαι (infin.); see Proviso. V. intrans.
    Of opportunity: P. and V. παραπίπτειν, P. παρατυγχάνειν.
    Promice: P. and V. πόσχεσις, ἡ, P. ἐπαγγελία, ἡ.

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  • 2 sacrifice

    1. noun
    1) (the act of offering something (eg an animal that is specially killed) to a god: A lamb was offered in sacrifice.) θυσία
    2) (the thing that is offered in this way.) θύμα,σφάγιο
    3) (something of value given away or up in order to gain something more important or to benefit another person: His parents made sacrifices to pay for his education.) θυσία
    2. verb
    1) (to offer as a sacrifice: He sacrificed a sheep in the temple.) θυσιάζω
    2) (to give away etc for the sake of something or someone else: He sacrificed his life trying to save the children from the burning house.) θυσιάζω
    - sacrificially

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  • 3 offer

    ['ofə] 1. past tense, past participle - offered; verb
    1) (to put forward (a gift, suggestion etc) for acceptance or refusal: She offered the man a cup of tea; He offered her $20 for the picture.) προσφέρω
    2) (to say that one is willing: He offered to help.) προσφέρομαι
    2. noun
    1) (an act of offering: an offer of help.) προσφορά
    2) (an offering of money as the price of something: They made an offer of $50,000 for the house.) προσφορά
    - on offer

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  • 4 on offer

    (for sale, often cheaply: That shop has chairs on offer at $20 each.) σε προσφορά

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  • 5 self-sacrifice

    (the act of sacrificing one's own desires etc in order to help others: With great self-sacrifice, she gave up the holiday to care for her sick aunt.) αυτοθυσία

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  • 6 Sacrifice

    P. and V. θυσία, ἡ, θῦμα, τό; see also Rite, Slaughter.
    Victim: P. and V. θῦμα, τό. σφγιον, τό (generally pl.), Ar. and P. ἱερεῖον, τό, Ar. and V. σφαγεῖον, τό, V. θύος, τό, θυτήριον, τό, πρόσφαγμα, τό χρηστήριον, τό; see Victim.
    For account of sacrifice see Eur., Electra, 800 to 838.
    Fit for sacrifice ( of a beast), adj.: Ar. θσιμος.
    Burnt offering: V. ἔμπυρα, τά.
    Initiatory sacrifice: P. and V. προτέλεια, τά (Plat.), Ar. προθματα, τά.
    Make sacrifice: P. and V. θειν, P. ἱερὰ ποιεῖν, ἱεροποιεῖν, V. ῥέζειν, θυηπολεῖν (also Plat. but rare P.).
    Make rich sacrifice: V. πολυθύτους τεύχειν σφαγάς (Soph., Tr. 756).
    Sacrifices at crossing (a river, etc.): P. διαβατήρια, τά (Thuc. 5, 54).
    Obtain favourable omens in a sacrifice, v.: Ar. and P. καλλιερεῖσθαι.
    The flame of sacrifice: V. θυηφγος φλόξ ἡ (Æsch., Ag. 597).
    The altar of sacrifice: V. δεξμηλος ἐσχρα ἡ (Eur., And. 1138).
    On the altar of sacrifice: Ar. βουθύτοις ἐπʼ ἐσχάραις (Av. 1232).
    The town is filled with sacrifices by my seers to rout the enemy and the city: V. θυηπολεῖται δʼ ἄστυ μάντεων ὕπο τροπαῖα τʼ ἐχθρῶν καὶ πόλει σωτήρια (Eur., Heracl. 401).
    On days of sacrifice: V. βουθύτοις ἐν ἤμασι (Æsch., Choe. 261).
    Magistrates who look after sacrifices: P. ἱεροποιοί, οἱ.
    The reek of sacrifice: Ar. ἱερόθυτος καπνός, ὁ; see Reek.
    met., loss: P. ἀποβολή, ἡ.
    You alone of the Greeks ought to make this sacrifice for us: P. ὀφείλετε μόνοι τῶν Ἑλλήνων τοῦτον τὸν ἔρανον (Isoc. 307E).
    v. trans.
    P. and V. θειν (υ Eur., El. 1141), V. σφάζειν, ἐκθειν, ῥέζειν, ἔρδειν.
    Have sacrificed: P. and V. θύεσθαι (mid.).
    Sacrifice after: V. ἐπισφάζειν.
    Sacrifice before: P. and V. προθύειν, V. προσφάζειν.
    Sacrifice over: V. ἐπισφάζειν (τινά τινι).
    Sacrifice with another: P. and V. συνθύειν (absol. or dat.).
    absol., do sacrifice: see under sacrifice, subs.;
    Sacrifice bulls: V. ταυροκτονεῖν.
    Sacrifice sheep: Ar. and V. μηλοσφαγεῖν.
    Sacrifice oxen: V. βουσφαγεῖν, Ar. and V. βουθυτεῖν.
    met., give up ( persons or things): P. and V. προδδοναι, P. προΐεσθαι.
    Give up ( things): P. and V. προπνειν.
    Expend: P. and V. ναλίσκειν.
    Lose: Ar. and P. ποβάλλειν.
    Sacrifice ( one thing to another): P. ὕστερον νομίζειν (τι πρός τι), V. ἱστναι (τι ὄπισθέ τινος).
    I did not sacrifice the rights of the many to the favour of the few rich: P. οὐ τὰς παρὰ τῶν πλουσίων χάριτας μᾶλλον ἢ τὰ τῶν πολλῶν δίκαια εἱλόμην (Dem. 263).
    Sacrificing the welfare of your country to the delight and gratification of hearing scandal: P. τῆς ἐπὶ ταῖς λοιδορίαις ἡδονῆς καὶ χάριτος τὸ τῆς πόλεως συμφέρον ἀνταλλασσόμενοι (Dem. 273).

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  • 7 offer

    1) προσφέρω
    2) προσφορά

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  • 8 sacrifice

    1) θυσία
    2) θυσιάζω

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  • 9 Hold

    v. trans.
    Have: P. and V. ἔχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν (rare P.).
    Occupy: P. and V. ἔχειν, κατέχειν.
    Contain, keep in: P. and V. στέγειν.
    Have room for: P. and V. χωρεῖν (acc.) (Eur., Hipp. 941).
    The city can't hold him ( isn't big enough for him): P. ἡ πόλις αὐτὸν οὐ χωρεῖ (Dem. 579).
    Maintain, preserve: P. and V. φυλάσσειν, σώζειν.
    Stop, check: P. and V. κατέχειν, ἐπέχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν (rare P.), V. ἐπίσχειν (rare P.), ἐρκειν, ἐξερκειν, ἐρητειν.
    Grasp: P. and V. λαμβνειν, λαμβνεσθαι (gen.), ἐπιλαμβνεσθαι (gen.), ἀντιλαμβνεσθαι (gen.); see grasp.
    Hold fast: see cling to.
    Be held fast: V. προσέχεσθαι (pass.) (Eur., Med. 1213).
    Consider, deem: P. and V. νομίζειν, ἡγεῖσθαι, γειν, V. νέμειν.
    Be held: P. and V. δοκεῖν.
    Hold (a feast, sacrifice, etc.): P. and V. γειν, ποιεῖν, τιθέναι.
    Hold a meeting: P. and V. σύλλογον ποιεῖν (or mid.).
    Hold an office: Ar. and P. ἄρχειν ἀρχήν, or ἄρχειν alone.
    Hold one's peace: P. and V. σιγᾶν, σιωπᾶν; see keep silence, under Silence.
    V. intrans. Remain firm: P. and V. μένειν.
    All that they put upon their shoulders held there without fastenings: V. ὅποσα δʼ ἐπʼ ὤμοις ἔθεσαν οὐ δεσμῶν ὕπο προσείχετο (Eur., Bacch. 755).
    Maintain an opinion: P. and V. νομίζειν, ἡγεῖσθαι, οἴεσθαι, P. ἰσχυρίζεσθαι, διισχυρίζεσθαι.
    Hold good: P. and V. μένειν, ἐμμένειν.
    Hold back: see Restrain.
    Hold by, abide by: P. and V. ἐμμένειν (dat.).
    Hold down. — They held me down by the hair: V. κόμης κατεῖχον (Eur., Hec. 1166).
    Hold forth: see Offer.
    Make a speech: Ar. and P. δημηγορεῖν.
    Hold out, stretch forth: P. and V. προτείνειν (acc.), ἐκτείνειν (acc.), ὀρέγειν (Plat.).
    Hold out (hopes, etc.): P. and V. ποτείνειν (acc.), P. παριστάναι (acc.).
    Hold out ( as a threat): P. ἀνατείνεσθαι.
    Hold out ( as an excuse): P. and V. σκήπτειν (mid. in P.), προβάλλειν (mid. also P.), προὔχεσθαι, προΐστασθαι (Eur., Cycl. 319.), V. προτείνειν, P. προφασίζεσθαι.
    Hold out, not to yield: P. and V. ἀντέχειν, καρτερεῖν, φίστασθαι.
    Last: P. and V. ἀντέχειν, Ar. and P. ἀνταρκεῖν, P. διαρκεῖν.
    Hold out against: P. and V. ἀντέχειν (dat.), φίστασθαι (acc.), V. καρτερεῖν (acc.).
    Hold over: Ar. περέχειν (τί τινος).
    As threat: P. ἀνατείνεσθαί (τί τινι).
    Hold together, v. trans.: P. and V. συνέχειν; v. intrans.: P. συμμένειν.
    For a little while the alliance held together: P. ὀλίγον μὲν χρόνον συνέμεινεν ἡ ὁμαιχμία (Thuc. 1, 18)
    Hold up: P. and V. νέχειν, Ar. and P. νατείνειν (Xen.); see Lift.
    Hold up ( as example): P. παράδειγμα ποιεῖσθαι (acc.).
    Stop: P. and V. ἐπίσχες, παῦε, Ar. and P. ἔχε, V. ἴσχε, σχές, παῦσαι (all 2nd pers. sing. of the imperative).
    Thing to hold by: P. ἀντιλαβή, ἡ.
    Get a hold or grip: P. ἀντιλαβὴν ἔχειν.
    Support: P. and V. ἔρεισμα, τό (Plat.).
    met., handle: ἀντιλαβή, ἡ, P. and V. λαβή, ἡ; see Handle, Influence.
    Custody: P. and V. φυλακή, ἡ.
    Lay hold of: P. and V. λαμβνεσθαι (gen.), ἐπιλαμβνεσθαι (gen.), ἀντιλαμβνεσθαι (gen.); see Grasp.
    Hold ( of a ship): Ar. and V. ἀντλία, ἡ, P. ναῦς κοίλη (Dem. 883).

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  • 10 at face value

    (as being as valuable etc as it appears: You must take this offer at face value.) τοις μετρητοίς

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  • 11 bid

    [bid] 1. verb
    1) (- past tense, past participle bid - to offer (an amount of money) at an auction: John bid ($1,000) for the painting.) προσφέρω σε δημοπρασία
    2) ((with for) - past tense, past participle bid - to state a price (for a contract): My firm is bidding for the contract for the new road.) συμμετέχω σε διαγωνισμό, υποβάλλω προσφορά
    3) (- past tense bade [bæd], past participle bidden - to tell (someone) to (do something): He bade me enter.) προστάζω
    4) (- past tense bade [bæd], past participle bidden - to express a greeting etc (to someone): He bade me farewell.) εύχομαι
    2. noun
    1) (an offer of a price: a bid of $20.) προσφορά
    2) (an attempt (to obtain): a bid for freedom.) διεκδίκηση
    - bidding
    - biddable

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  • 12 classified ad

    noun ((American want ad) a small advertisement that people put in a newspaper when they want to buy or sell something, offer or find a job etc.) μικρές αγγελίες σε έντυπο

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  • 13 conditional

    adjective (depending on certain conditions: This offer of a university place is conditional on your being able to pass your final school exams; a conditional offer.) με προϋποθέσεις

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  • 14 decline

    1. verb
    1) (to say `no' to (an invitation etc); to refuse: We declined his offer of a lift.) αρνούμαι,αποποιούμαι
    2) (to become less strong or less good etc: His health has declined recently; Our profits have temporarily declined.) φθίνω
    2. noun
    (a gradual lessening or worsening (of health, standards, quantity etc): There has been a gradual decline in the birthrate.) πτώση,παρακμή

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  • 15 dictate

    [dik'teit, ]( American[) 'dikteit]
    1) (to say or read out (something) for someone else to write down: He always dictates his letters (to his secretary).) υπαγορεύω
    2) (to state officially or with authority: He dictated the terms of our offer.) υπαγορεύω
    3) (to give orders to; to command: I certainly won't be dictated to by you (= I won't do as you say).) διατάζω
    - dictator
    - dictatorship

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  • 16 drink to / drink (to) the health of

    (to offer good wishes to, or wish well, while drinking: to drink someone's health; Raise your glasses and drink to the bride and groom.) πίνω στην υγειά

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  • 17 extend

    1) (to make longer or larger: He extended his vegetable garden.) προεκτείνω,επεκτείνω,παρατείνω
    2) (to reach or stretch: The school grounds extend as far as this fence.) εκτείνομαι
    3) (to hold out or stretch out (a limb etc): He extended his hand to her.) προτείνω
    4) (to offer: May I extend a welcome to you all?) προσφέρω
    - extensive

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  • 18 gratefully

    adverb She accepted his offer gratefully.) με ευγνωμοσύνη

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  • 19 hold

    I 1. [həuld] past tense, past participle - held; verb
    1) (to have in one's hand(s) or between one's hands: He was holding a knife; Hold that dish with both hands; He held the little boy's hand; He held the mouse by its tail.) κρατώ
    2) (to have in a part, or between parts, of the body, or between parts of a tool etc: He held the pencil in his teeth; She was holding a pile of books in her arms; Hold the stamp with tweezers.) κρατώ
    3) (to support or keep from moving, running away, falling etc: What holds that shelf up?; He held the door closed by leaning against it; Hold your hands above your head; Hold his arms so that he can't struggle.) κρατώ
    4) (to remain in position, fixed etc when under strain: I've tied the two pieces of string together, but I'm not sure the knot will hold; Will the anchor hold in a storm?) αντέχω,βαστώ
    5) (to keep (a person) in some place or in one's power: The police are holding a man for questioning in connection with the murder; He was held captive.) κρατώ
    6) (to (be able to) contain: This jug holds two pints; You can't hold water in a handkerchief; This drawer holds all my shirts.) περιέχω,χωρώ
    7) (to cause to take place: The meeting will be held next week; We'll hold the meeting in the hall.) οργανώνω,διενεργώ
    8) (to keep (oneself), or to be, in a particular state or condition: We'll hold ourselves in readiness in case you send for us; She holds herself very erect.) κρατώ
    9) (to have or be in (a job etc): He held the position of company secretary for five years.) διατηρώ
    10) (to think strongly; to believe; to consider or regard: I hold that this was the right decision; He holds me (to be) responsible for everyone's mistakes; He is held in great respect; He holds certain very odd beliefs.) θεωρώ,υποστηρίζω
    11) (to continue to be valid or apply: Our offer will hold until next week; These rules hold under all circumstances.) ισχύω
    12) ((with to) to force (a person) to do something he has promised to do: I intend to hold him to his promises.) δεσμεύω
    13) (to defend: They held the castle against the enemy.) υπερασπίζομαι
    14) (not to be beaten by: The general realized that the soldiers could not hold the enemy for long.) συγκρατώ
    15) (to keep (a person's attention): If you can't hold your pupils' attention, you can't be a good teacher.) κρατώ
    16) (to keep someone in a certain state: Don't hold us in suspense, what was the final decision?) κρατώ
    17) (to celebrate: The festival is held on 24 June.) γιορτάζω
    18) (to be the owner of: He holds shares in this company.) κατέχω
    19) ((of good weather) to continue: I hope the weather holds until after the school sports.) βαστώ,διατηρούμαι
    20) ((also hold the line) (of a person who is making a telephone call) to wait: Mr Brown is busy at the moment - will you hold or would you like him to call you back?) περιμένω(στο τηλέφωνο)
    21) (to continue to sing: Please hold that note for four whole beats.) κρατώ(νότα)
    22) (to keep (something): They'll hold your luggage at the station until you collect it.) φυλάγω
    23) ((of the future) to be going to produce: I wonder what the future holds for me?) επιφυλάσσω
    2. noun
    1) (the act of holding: He caught/got/laid/took hold of the rope and pulled; Keep hold of that rope.) πιάσιμο,κράτημα
    2) (power; influence: He has a strange hold over that girl.) εξουσία,επιρροή
    3) ((in wrestling etc) a manner of holding one's opponent: The wrestler invented a new hold.) λαβή
    - - holder
    - hold-all
    - get hold of
    - hold back
    - hold down
    - hold forth
    - hold good
    - hold it
    - hold off
    - hold on
    - hold out
    - hold one's own
    - hold one's tongue
    - hold up
    - hold-up
    - hold with
    II [həuld] noun
    ((in ships) the place, below the deck, where cargo is stored.) αμπάρι

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  • 20 in (all) good faith

    (sincerely: She made the offer in good faith.) καλόπιστα

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