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ἀπᾰγωγή, ἡ, leading away, of troops, X.An.7.6.5; dragging away, rape, γυναικῶν Luc.Phal.1.3 (pl.).

b. leading into captivity, LXX Is.10.4, al.

c. separation, withdrawal, σώματος (from the soul), Plot.4.4.19.

II. payment, κατεστρέψατο ἐς φόρου ἀ. subjected them to payment of tribute, Hdt.1.6.27, 2.182.

III. as Att. lawterm,

1. a summary process by which a person caught in the act (ἐπ' αὐτοφώρῳ) might be arrested by any citizen and brought before the magistrates, Antipho 5.9, And.1.88, Lys. 13.85f, D.24.113; ἀπαγωγῆς ἄξια Hyp.Eux.16.

2. written complaint handed in to the magistrates, ἀπάγειν τὴν ἀ. lay such accusation, Lys.13.86; παραδέχεσθαι ἀ., of the Eleven, admit it, ibid.

IV. in Logic, shifting of the basis of argument: hence of argument based on a probable or agreed assumption, Arist.APr.69a20, cf. Anon.in SE65.35; reduction, ἡ εἰς τὸ ἀδύνατον ἀ. reductio per impossibile, APr. 29b6; ἡ ἀ. μετάβασίς ἐστιν ἀπ' ἄλλου προβλήματος ἢ θεωρήματος ἐπ' ἄλλο, οὗ γνωσθέντος ἢ πορισθέντος καὶ τὸ προκείμενον ἔσται καταφανές Procl. in Euc.p.212F.; τῶν ἀπορουμένων διαγραμμάτων τὴν ἀ. ποιήσασθαι ib. p.213F.

b. reduction of a disputant (cf. ἀπάγω v. 1c), ἡ ἐπὶ τὸ ἄδηλον ἀ. S.E.P.2.234.