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παραδίδωμι (late παραδια-δίδω (δειδ-) Tab.Defix.Aud.156.8 (Rome, iv/v A. D.)), give, hand over to another, transmit, [παιδίον] τινί Hdt.1.117; τὰ ἐντεταλμένα, of couriers, Id.8.98; καθάπερ λαμπάδα τὸν βίον π. Pl. Lg.776b, etc.; of sentinels, π. τὸν κώδωνα Th.4.135; τὴν ἑωθινὴν φυλακήν Plu.Arat.7; τῷ παιδὶ π. τὴν ἀρχήν Hdt.2.159; τὰ πάτρια τεύχεα S.Ph.399 (lyr.); of letters to the person addressed, X.Cyr. 8.6.17; of a purchase to the buyer, Id.Oec.20.28; of articles entered in an inventory by magistrates, IG12.324.2, etc.; in Astrol., π. τὸ ἔτος Vett.Val.100.30, Paul.Al.I.4; of an argument, π. τινὶ τὸν ἑξῆς λόγον Pl.Criti.106b; π. τὴν προξενίαν hand it down to one's posterity, X.HG6.3.4; τὴν πόλιν εὐδαιμονεστάτην τοῖς ἐπιγιγνομένοις π. Isoc.8.94, cf. Th.2.36, Pl.R.372d; π. τὴν ἀρετήν transmit, impart as a teacher, Id.Men.93c: c. inf., παῖδάς σφι παρέδωκε τὴν γλῶσσαν ἐκμαθεῖν Hdt.1.73; ἣν ἐμῇ μητρὶ παρέδωκεν τρέφειν E.Or.64; π. τινὶ τοὺς νέους διδάσκειν Pl.Lg.812a, cf. Ti.42d, al.

2. give a city or person into another's hands, τὴν Σάμον π. Συλοσῶντι Hdt.3.149; ἄλλον ἐς ἄλλην πόλιν π. Id.5.37; esp. as a hostage, or to an enemy, deliver up, surrender, ἑωυτὸν Κροίσῳ Id.1.45, cf. 3.13, Th.7.86; τὰς ναῦς And.3.11, etc.: with collat. notion of treachery, betray, X.Cyr.5.4.51, Paus.1.2.1; π. ὅπλα X.Cyr.5.1.28, etc.; τύχῃ αὑτὸν π. commit oneself to fortune, Th.5.16; ταῖς ἡδοναῖς ἑαυτὴν [τὴν ψυχήν] Pl.Phd.84a; ἑαυτοὺς [ἐπιθυμίαις] ib.82c: without acc., give way, ἡδονῇ παραδούς Id.Phdr.250e.

3. give up to justice, etc., ἥντινα μήτε ..παραδοῦναι ἐξῆν Antipho 6.42; π. τινὰς τῷ δικαστηρίῳ And.1.17; τοῖς ἕνδεκα παρεδόθη Lys.14.17; also π. τινὰ εἰς τὸ δεσμωτήριον D.51.8; δεθέντα εἰς τὸν δῆμον X.HG1.7.3 (Pass.); ἐπὶ κρίσει παρεδέδοτο εἰς τὸν δῆμον D.49.9: c. inf., π. τινὰ θανάτῳ ζημιῶσαι Lys.22.2; give up a slave to be examined by torture, Isoc.17.15, Test. ap. D.45.61:—
Pass., ἐγκλήματι π. dub. l. in D.C.62.27: metaph., σιωπῇ καὶ λήθῃ παραδοθείς D.H.Pomp.3.

4. hand down legends, opinions, etc., by tradition, φήμην Pl.Phlb.16c; παραδεδομένα καὶ μυθώδη D.23.65; οἱ παραδεδομένοι μῦθοι Arist.Po.1451b24; ὁ π. τρόπος Id.Pol. 1313a35; οἱ παραδεδομένοι θεοί the traditional gods, Din.1.94; ἡ οἰκία ..ἐγκεκωμιασμένη παραδέδοται ἡμῖν Pl.Chrm.157e; δόγματι παραδοθῆναι to be embodied in a decree, D.C.57.20.

b. teach doctrine, Ev.Luc.1.2, Sor.1.124, M.Ant.1.8, Philum.Ven.37.3, Dam.Pr.154, 433, Paul.Aeg.6.50:—
Pass., ὅταν [τέχνη] παραδιδῶται Arr.Epict.2.14.2.

II. grant, bestow, κῦδός τισι Pi.P.2.52: in pres. and impf., offer, allow, αἵρεσιν Id.N.10.83.

2. c. inf., allow one to .., Hdt.1.210, 6.103, al.: c. acc. rei, permit, ὁ θεὸς τοῦτό γε οὐ παρεδίδου Id.5.67; πληγὴν ..παραδοθεῖσαν εἰσιδών a blow offered, i. e. opportunity of striking, E.Ph.1393: abs., τοῦ θεοῦ παραδιδόντος if he permits, Hdt.7.18; ἢν οἱ θεοὶ παραδιδῶσιν X.An.6.6.34; ὅπως ἂν οἱ καιροὶ παραδιδῶσιν Isoc.5.118; τῆς ὥρας παραδιδούσης Plb.21.41.9: less freq. in aor., πότμου παραδόντος Pi.P.5.3; ὡς ἂν ὁ δαίμων παραδῷ D.60.19.

III. hazard, τὰς ψυχὰς ὑπέρ τινος Act.Ap.15.26.