εἴκω

εἴκω
εἴκω,
A to be like, seem likely, v. ἔοικα.
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εἴκω, Il. 12.48, etc.: [tense] impf.
A

εἶκον 16.305

(ὑπό-), Hdt.8.3: [tense] fut.

εἴξω Th. 1.141

, etc.: [tense] aor. 1

εἶξα Il. 24.718

, etc., poet. ἔειξα or

ἔϝειξα Alcm. 31

, [dialect] Ion.

εἴξασκε Od.5.332

: [tense] pf. part. ἐεικώς Chron.Lind. D.96:—give way, retire,

ὀπίσσω εἴκετε Il.5.606

;

ὅππῃ τ' ἰθύσῃ τῇ τ' εἴκουσι στίχες ἀνδρῶν 12.48

: c. dat., make way for,

οὐρεῦσι 24.716

; yield to pressure, Gal. 18(1).97.
2 c. dat. pers. et gen. loci, μηδ' εἴκετε χάρμης Ἀργείοις shrink not from the fight for them, 4.509;

εἴκειν τινὶ τῆς ὁδοῦ Hdt. 2.80

;

εἴξατέ μοι νίκης Coluth. 171

: c. gen. only, εἴκειν πολέμου καὶ δηϊοτῆτος withdraw from war and strife, Il.5.348; εἶκε, γέρον, προθύρου retire from the door, Od.18.10, cf. Jul.Or.2.67b.
3 give way, as a mark of honour, Il.24.100, Od.2.14;

τῇ πατρίδι Jul.Or.8.246a

.
4 give way to any passion or impulse,

ᾧ θυμῷ εἴξας Il.9.598

;

ὄκνῳ καὶ ἀφραδίῃσι 10.122

;

ὕβρει Od.14.262

; βίῃ καὶ κάρτεϊ εἴκειν give full play to one's might and strength, 13.143;

ὀργῇ δ' εἶξα μᾶλλον ἤ μ' ἐχρῆν E.Hel.80

;

τῇ ἡλικίῃ εἴκειν Hdt.7.18

; of circumstances,

πενίῃ εἴκων Od.14.157

;

κακοῖς A.Pr.322

;

ἀνάγκῃ Id.Ag.1071

;

ξυμφοραῖς Th.1.84

; ζημίαις to the force of punishment, X.Cyr.1.6.21:—in S.Ant.718 θυμοῦ shd. prob. be read for θυμῷ.
5 εἴκειν τινί τι yield to another in a thing, τὸ ὃν μένος οὐδενὶ εἴκων inferior to none in . . , Il. 22.459, Od.11.515: c. acc. cogn., εἴκοντας ἃ δεῖ yielding in . . , S.OC 172 (lyr.), cf. Aj.1243: also c. dupl. dat., ἕλεσκον ἀνδρῶν . . ὅ τέ μοι εἴξειε πόδεσσι whoever was inferior to me in swiftness of foot, Od. 14.221.
6 c. gen., retire from, ἰερατείας Chron.Lind.l.c.
II trans., yield up, give up, εἶξαί τέ οἱ ἡνία give [the horse] the rein, Il.23.337; Εὖρος Ζεφύρῳ εἴξασκε διώκειν gave up [the ship] to Zephyrus to chase, Od.5.332.
2 grant, allow,

ὁπηνίκ' ἂν θεὸς πλοῦν ἡμὶν εἴκῃ S.Ph.465

.
III impers., it is allowable or possible,

ὅπῃ εἴξειε μάλιστα Il.22.321

: c. inf.,

ὅθι σφίσιν εἶκε λοχῆσαι 18.520

;

φώναισ' οὐδὲν ἔτ' εἴκει Sapph.2.8

; φερόμενοι πρὸς τὸ εἶκον attacking on the line of least resistance, Plu.Fab.16.

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