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ἀναμένω, poet. ἀμμένω, Aeol. ὀμμένω Alc.41:—
wait for, await, ἀνέμεινα ..Ἠῶ δῖαν Od.19.342; νύκτα, τὸν ἥλιον, Hdt.7.42,54; τέλος δίκης A.Eu.243; freq. in E., and Att. Prose:—
οὐδὲ ..ἐπιθυμίαν ἀναμένεις dost not wait for desire to arise, X.Mem.2.1.30, cf. Smp. 4.41; ἀ. τινά Hdt.9.57; face an enemy in battle, Pi.P.6.31: c. acc. et inf., οὐκ ἀ. τοὺς Ἕλληνας μάχης ἄρξαι Hdt.8.15: ἀ. φῦναι τὰς τρίχας Id.5.35; ἀ. ἡμέραν γενέσθαι Th.4.135, cf. 120: foll. by relat. clauses, ἀ. ἕως ἄν ..Pl.Ly.209a; ἀ. αὐτοὺς ἔστ' ἐμφάγοιέν τι X.Cyr.8.1.44; ποῖ χρῆν ἀναμεῖναι; i. e. ἐς τίνα χρόνον; Ar.Lys.526: abs., wait, stay, Ἑρμῆς ..οὐκέτ' ἀμμένει S.El.1397, cf. 1389, Tr.528, Ar.Ra.175: c. part., πεινῶν ἀ. Id.V.777.

2. put off, delay, X.Cyr.1.6.10: c. inf., D.19.224.