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προχωρ-έω, go or come forward, advance, πρὸς ἐμὴν χεῖρα as my hand guides thee, S.Ph.148 (anap.), etc.; of troops, Th.2.12,3.111, etc.; of excrement, to be voided, Arist.HA594b22 (later Pass., Alex. Trall.9.3); οἶκος εἰς βορρᾶν προκεχωρηκώς, Lat. vergens ad .., Luc. Hipp.7: of Time, τοῦ αἰῶνος προκεχωρηκότος X.Cyr.8.7.1, cf. Hdn.2.2.2, etc.; προὐχώρει ὁ πότος X.An.7.3.26, cf. Luc.DMeretr.15.2: of Degree, προχωρεῖ καὶ οὐ μένει τό τε θερμότερον ἀεὶ καὶ τὸ ψυχρότερον ὡσαύτως Pl.Phlb.24d.

2. of coin, pass current, Peripl.M.Rubr.47, S.E.M.1.178; of funds, to be allocated or expended, εἰς τὴν τῶν τειρώνων συντέλειαν IGRom.4.1763 (Tira), cf. IG42(1).91.10 (iii A.D.), PSI4.285.4 (iv A.D.).

3. to be imported, Peripl.M.Rubr.6, al.

b. find a market, sell, οὐ προχωρεῖ ὁ πυρὸς εἰ μὴ ἐκ δραχμῶν ἑπτά PAmh.2.133.18 (ii A.D.).

II. metaph., of states, wars, enterprises, etc., proceed, freq. with some word denoting a good or bad issue, δόξας εὖ προχωρῆσαι δόμος E.Heracl.486 (nisi leg. δρόμος); τὰ Περσέων πρήγματα ἐς ὃ δυνάμιος προκεχώρηκε Hdt.7.50; Ἴωσι προχωρησάντων ἐπὶ μέγα τῶν πραγμάτων Th.1.16; οὕτως ὠμὴ <ἡ> στάσις π. Id.3.81; αὐτῷ π. τὰ πράγματα ᾗ ἐβούλετο Id.1.74; τούτων προκεχωρηκότων ὡς ἐβούλοντο X.HG5.2.1, cf. 7.2.1, Cyr.2.3.16: abs., go on well, prosper, οὔ τι προχωρέειν οἷον τε ἔσται τῶν πρηγμάτων Hdt.8.108; ἐπεί τέ σφι ..οὐ προεχώρεε [κάτοδος] Id.5.62; ἤν τινά γε προχωρῇ Hp.Fract.15 (v.l. προσ-); τὸ ἔργον π. Th.8.68; τὰ πλείω αὐτοῖς προὐκεχωρήκει Id.4.73, cf. 6.103; τὰ νῦν προχωρήσαντα your present successes, Id.4.18; of auguries and the like , τὰ διαβατήρια αὐτοῖς οὐ π. Id.5.54; ἴσως ἂν τὰ ἱερὰ μᾶλλον προχωροίη ἡμῖν X.An.6.4.21: rarely of ill success, turn out, παρὰ δόξαν αὐτοῖς π. τῶν πραγμάτων Plb.5.29.1; τὸ δ' ἐς τοὐναντίον π. Luc.Alex.36.

2. impers., προχωρεῖ μοι it goes on well for me, I have success, commonly with neg., ὥς οἱ δόλῳ οὐ προεχώρεε when he could not succeed by craft, Hdt.1.205, cf. 84, Th.1.109, etc.; οὐ προὐχώρει ᾗ προσεδέχοντο things did not succeed as .., Id.3.18: c.inf., ἢν μὴ προχωρήσῃ ἴσον ἑκάστῳ ἔχοντι ἀπελθεῖν if it be not possible .., Id.4.59; ἐὰν τοῖς γεωργοῖς προχωρῇ πωλεῖν κτλ. PCair.Zen.723.8 (iii B.C.); ῥίψαντες, ὡς ἑκάστοις προὐχώρει (sc. ῥῖψαι) ..Arr.An.1.1.12; ἡνίκ' ἂν ἑκάστῳ π. X.Cyr.1.2.4; ὁπόσα σοι προχωρεῖ as much as is convenient, ib.3.2.29, cf. An.1.9.13: abs. in part., προκεχωρηκότων τοῖς Λακεδα�;μονίοις ὥστε ..when things went on so well for them that .., Id.HG5.3.27.

3. later, of persons, advance, ἐπὶ μέγα π. Luc. DMort.12.2; of excess, ἐς πᾶν τρυφῆς π. D.C.39.37, cf. 48.1; ἐς τοῦτο, ὥστε .. Id.73.3; ἐς τοσοῦτον μανίας, ὡς .. Hdn.1.15.8.

III. come forward to speak, π. τῶν ἄλλων come out in front of the rest, v.l. in Din.3.14.