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ὁρίζω, Ion. οὐρ- Hdt. (v. infr.): fut. ὁριῶ Arist.Cat.5b5, (δι-) Isoc. 4.174: aor. ὥρισα S.Ant.452, Pl.Lg.864e; Ion. οὔρισα Hdt.3.142: pf. ὥρικα D.26.24, Arist.Mete.382a19:—
Med., fut. -ιοῦμαι Pl.Tht. 190e, Lg.737d: aor. ὡρισάμην Id.Tht.148a, Epicr.11.18, etc.:—
Pass., fut. ὁρισθήσομαι Pl.Tht.158d: aor. ὡρίσθην Id.Chrm.171a: pf. ὥρισμαι Th.1.71, Pl.Smp.182a, etc.; but in med. sense, E.Hec.801, D.31.5: (ὅρος):—
divide or separate from, as a border or boundary, c.acc. et dat., ὁ Νεῖλος ὁ τὴν Ἀσίην οὐρίζων τῇ Λιβύῃ Hdt.2.16: c. acc. et gen., S.Ph. 636:—
Pass., θύρᾳ βαλανωτῇ ὡρισμένην ἀπὸ τῆς ἀνδρωνίτιδος X.Oec. 9.5; or

b. with two accs. joined by καί, separate, [λίμνη] οὐρίζει τήν τε Σκυθικὴν καὶ τὴν Νευρίδα γῆν Hdt.4.51, cf. 56,7.123, Arist.HA501b16, OGI335.112 (Pergam., ii B. C.), Lyc.1289, etc.; ἐὰν ..κύκλος ..ὁρίζῃ τό τε ἀφανὲς καὶ τὸ φανερὸν ἡμισφαίριον Autol.Sph.4: hence ὁρίζων κύκλος Id.1.1; v. ὁρίζων.

c. delimit, χρὴ τὸν νόμον ὁρίζειν πειρᾶσθαι κατὰ μέρη Pl.Lg.944a.

2. bound, τὴν ἀρχὴν ὥριζεν αὐτῷ ἡ Ἐρυθρὰ θάλαττα X.Cyr.8.6.21; τὰ δὲ πρὸς Τριβαλλοὺς ..Τρῆρες ὥριζον Th.2.96; of a line (or surface) as limiting a surface (or solid), Arist. Metaph.1017b17:—
Pass., Εὔβοια ..ὅροις ὑγροῖσιν ὡρισμένη E.Ion295: metaph., ὡρίσθω μέχρι τοῦδε so far let it go and no further, Th.1.71.

3. pass between or through, διδύμους πέτρας E.Med.433 (lyr.).

4. part, divide, χειμὼν ἄλλοσ' ἄλλον ὥρισεν Id.Hel.128; ὁ. τινὰ ἀπὸ .. banish one from .., Id.Hec.941 (lyr.):—
Pass., ματρὸς ἐκ χερῶν ὁ. depart from .., Id.Ion1459(lyr.), but very dub. in Ar.Ec.202; cf. ἐξορίζω (A) 11,111.

II. mark out by boundaries, mark out, βωμὸν ἱδρύσατο καὶ τέμενος περὶ αὐτὸν οὔρισε Hdt.3.142, cf. 6.108, S.Tr.754, E.Hel.1670, IG12.76.54, 42(1).76.19 (Pass., Epid., ii B.C.), etc.; v. infr. IV. 1: metaph., ὁ. τι ἔς τι limit one thing according to another, Th.3.82.

2. trace out as a boundary, πόρον (of 10 tracing out the Bosporus), A.Supp.546 (lyr.).

III. ordain, determine, lay down, αἶσα τόνδε σοὐρίζει (i.e. σοι ὁρίζει) μόρον Id.Ch.927 (σοι πορίζει M1, σ' ὁ. M2); ἡμῖν ὥρισεν σωτηρίαν E.IT979; ἐς τήνδε παῖδα ψῆφον ὥρισαν φόνου Id.Hec.259; ἡ Δίκη ..ἐν ἀνθρώποισιν ὥρισεν νόμους S.Ant.452; [τὸν χρόνον] ὁ νόμος ὁ. Pl.Lg.864e; ἀριθμὸς ὁ ὁρίζων τὸ πολὺ καὶ τὸ ὀλίγον X.An.7.7.36; τὸ δοῦλον γένος πρὸς τὴν ἐλάσσω μοῖραν ὥρισεν θεός E.Fr.218; ὁρίσατέ μοι μέχρι πόσων ἐτῶν δεῖ νομίζειν νέους X.Mem.1.2.35: c. inf., ἄνακτες ὥρισαν ..θανεῖν ἐμὴν δέσποιναν οὐ ψήφῳ μιᾷ E.Ion 1222, cf. S.Fr.24; ὁ. τινὰ θεόν determine one to be a god, deify, AP12.158.7(Mel.); ὁ. θάνατον εἶναι τὴν ζημίαν Lycurg.65, cf. Din.1.61 (Med.); θάνατον ὡρικέναι τὴν ζημίαν D.26.24:—
Pass., ὧραι ἑκάστοις εἰσὶν ὡρισμέναι Arist.HA542a19, etc.; ἐπί τισι ὡρισμένοις on certain definite terms (cf. ῥητός), Id.Pol.1285b22; ἀρχαὶ ἀριθμῷ ὡρισμέναι limited, definite, opp. ἄπειροι, Id.Metaph.1002b18; τόποι ὡ. Id.Cael.273 a14; τὸ ὡρισμένον Id.Mete.369b29.

2. define a thing, Pl.Chrm.171a (Pass.), X.Mem.4.6.4, al.: more freq. in Med. than Act., v. infr. IV. 3.

IV. Med., mark out for oneself, τίνα ὅρον ὁρίζῃ what criterion do you assign, Pl.Grg.470b; στήλας ὁ. set up stones as boundary marks, X.An.7.5.13; ὁ. χθόνα take possession of, take to oneself, A. Supp.256; γαῖα ..ἣν Πέλοψ ὁρίζεται E.Fr.696; ὁ. ἑαυτῷ μέρος τῆς οὐσίας Lys.17.6: with inf. added, ἱερὸν ὡρίσαντ' ἔχειν E.IT969; ὁρίζεσθαι βωμούς set up, S.Tr.237 (just like ὁρίζειν ib.754); v. ὕπαστρος.

2. determine for oneself, get or have a thing determined, ἃ ὡρίσω σὺ δίκαια D.19.241, cf. v.l. in Lys.2.19: c. acc. et inf., αὐτὸν πολεμεῖν ὁρίζομαι I lay it down that .., D.9.19; τί ποτ' ἄρ' ὡρίσαντο καὶ τίνος γένους εἶναι τὸ φυτόν; Epicr.11.18.

3. define a thing, τὴν ἡδονὴν ἀγαθὸν ὁ. Pl.R.505c, cf.Sph.246b; ὁ. τὰς ἀρετὰς ἀπαθείας τινάς Arist.EN1104b24, al.; ἡδονῇ τε καὶ ἀγαθῷ ὁ. τὸ καλόν Pl.Grg.475a; τὸ ζῆν ὁ. δυνάμει αἰσθήσεως Arist.EN1170a16, al.: c. acc. et inf., ὁ. δικαίους εἶναι τοὺς εἰδότας κτλ. X.Mem.4.6.6, cf. Pl.Tht.190e, etc.:—
Pass., to be defined, [ἡ αἰδὼς] ὁρίζεται φόβος τις ἀδοξίας Arist.EN1128b11; οἷς αἱ φιλίαι ὁρίζονται ib.1166a2; τὸ ὁριζόμενον Id.Top.141b24, al.

V. intr., border upon, πλὴν ὅσον αὐτῆς πρὸς τὴν Ἀσίην οὐρίζει Hdt.4.42.

VI. as Att. law-term, δισχιλίων ὡρισμένος τὴν οἰκίαν having the house marked with ὅροι (cf. ὅρος II) to secure a claim on it for 2,000 drachmas, D.31.5; so χωρίον ὡρισμένον Poll.9.9.