Opposed to idleness: P. and V. πρᾶξις, ἡ ; see {{U}}Act.
The hands of the young are braced for action: V. νέων τοι δρᾶν μὲν ἔντονοι χέρες (Eur., frag.).
At law: P. and V. δκη, ἡ, γών, ὁ.
Bring action against: P. εἰς ἀγῶνα καθιστάναι (acc.).
Virtue, power (of drugs, etc.): V. δνασις, ἡ, ἰσχς, ἡ.
Battle: P. and V. ἔργον, τό.
Put ships out of action: P. ναῦς ἄπλους ποιεῖν (Thuc. 7, 34).
Some seven (ships) were put out of action: P. ἑπτά τινες ἄπλοι ἐγένοντο (Thuc. 7, 34).
Action, as opposed to passivity: P. πρᾶξις, ἡ.

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.


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