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πάντως, Adv., (πᾶς) in all ways, ἄλλως τε π. καὶ .., i.e. especially (since) .., A.Pers.689, Eu.726, Pl.Ap.35d; σκιδνάμενον πάντῃ π. Parm.2.3; περιφέρεσθαι καὶ π. φέρεσθαι Pl.Cra.411b, cf. Grg.527a: in Hom. always folld. by οὐ, in no wise, by no means, Il.8.450, Od.19.91, al.; πάντως γὰρ οὐ πείσεις νιν A.Pr.335, cf. Hdt.5.34, Pl.Grg.497b, etc.: without οὐ first in Parm. l.c., A. (v. supr.); ἔδεε πάντως it was absolutely necessary, Hdt.1.31; εἰ δὴ δεῖ γε π. Id.7.10. θ́; π. θελῆσαι to wish at all hazards, Id.2.42; εἰ π. ἐλεύσονται if they positively will go, Id.6.9; π. κου πυνθάνεαι no doubt, Id.7.157: with an Adj., π. ἀναρίστητος Alex.233: freq. with πᾶς or its derivs., Th.7.87, Pl.Criti.107d, al.; cf. πάντῃ 11.

II. in strong affirmations, at all events, at any rate, A.Pr.16, Hdt.5.111, Pl.Ap.33d, 1 Ep.Cor.9.22, etc.; so νηστεύωμεν δὲ π. Ar.Th.984 (lyr.); π. κρέ' ἡμῖν ἐστίν Ephipp.15.11; π. γε μήν Ar.Eq.232; π. δήπου Id.Th.805; assuredly, opp. ἴσως, Jul. Or.7.222a; παρήγγειλά σοι ὅτι μὴ ἀπέλθῃς .., καὶ ἀπῆλθες π. and you did (emphat.), Sammelb.7249.5 (iii/iv A. D.); τάχ' οὖν ..μᾶλλον δὲ π. nay rather I am sure, Herod.7.89; π. ὅτι ..evidently because .., Dam.Pr.96 (but, it follows that .., ib.86).

2. c. imper., in command or entreaty, Hdt.1.156, etc.; ἀλλ' ἐμοὶ πείθεσθε π. do but obey me, Eup.357; π. παρατίθετε just put on the table, Pl.Smp. 175b; καὶ τὸ ἱερεῖον δὲ π. ἡμῖν ἀπόστειλον be sure to send .., PCair.Zen.191.14 (iii B. C.).

3. in answers, by all means, no doubt, Pl.R.574b; πάντως γάρ ..Ar.Pl. 273; π. δήπου And.1.102, Pl.Phd.75e, etc.