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ὑφίημι, Ion. ὑπίημι Hdt.1.156, al.:—
let down, lower, ἱστόν Il.1.434, h.Ap.504, cf. Poll.1.107; ὑ. τὸ ἱστίον lower sail, Sch.S.El.335 (v. infr. 111); ὑ. τὰς ῥάβδους, of lictors, Plu.Pomp.19.

2. put under, ὑπὸ δὲ θρῆνυν ποσὶν ἥσει Il.14.240, cf. Od.19.57; ὑφείσθωσαν ὑπὸ τοὺς βρόχους X.Cyn.10.2; put a young one under its dam, put it to suck, ὑπ' ἔμβρυον ἧκεν ἑκάστῃ Od.9.245,309; ὑφίητι (Dor.) τὰ μοσχία Theoc.4.4:—
but in Med., μαστοῖς ὑφεῖτο put it to her own breasts, to suckle it, E.Ph.31.

b. put female to male, Palaeph.39.

3. ὑ. τινά engage any one secretly, prepare him to play a part, suborn, ὑφεὶς μάγον τοιόνδε S.OT387, cf. Pl.Ax.368e: hence in pf. part. Pass., ὡς ἔχιδν' ὑφειμένη like a snake lurking, S.Ant.531: also ἐνέδρας πολλὰς ὑφείς Plu.Pyrrh.30, cf. Anon. ap. Suid. S1.v. ὑφέντες; ἐνσχεθεὶς ταῖς πάγαις ἂς ἄλλοις ὑφῆκε Ael.Fr.22; δέλεαρ αὐτῷ δέκα σπείρας ὑφῆκεν Plu. Pomp.20, cf. Per.13.

4. give up, surrender, σῶμ' ὑφεῖσ' ἀλγηδόσι E.Med.24; ὑ. τὴν χώραν ἡμετέραν εἶναι X.An.3.5.5.

5. let down, relax, τὸ ἄγαν τινός Plu.2.68e.

II. intr., slacken, relax, or abate from a thing, c. gen., ὑπεὶς τῆς ὀργῆς Hdt.1.156; τῆς ἀγνωμοσύνης Id.9.4, cf. E.Ion847; πολὺ τῆς ὁρμῆς ὑφεικώς D.Chr.11.95: abs., give in, abate, οὐδὲν ὑπιέντες Hdt.7.162:—
Med., ὑπίεσθαι τῆς ὀργῆς Id.2.121.δ́; ὕφεσθε τοῦ τόνου Ar.V.337; τοῦ μέγα φρονεῖν X.Cyr.7.5.62; τῆς δυνάμεως μηδέν Id.Mem.4.3.17; of things, [τὸ ὕδωρ] ὑπίεται τοῦ ψυχροῦ abates from .., Hdt.4.181; οὐ πόνων ὑ. X.Ages.7.1; τοῦ στόματός γε ὑ. I give way as to it, Id.Smp.5.7: yield, give way, D.H. 8.84; τοῖς πολεμίοις Id.Cyr.5.2.12; φρονήματος οὐδενὶ ..ὑφιέμενος inferior to none in spirit, Plu.Cat.Mi.1, cf. Id.2.54c; ὑ. τῆς ἐμπειρίας Jul.Or.2.53d; ὑ. τινὶ τῆς ὁδοῦ Luc.Luct. 2; give up, τῶν ἐκ τῆς ἀρχῆς προσόδων Jul.Or.1.19c: c. dat. et inf., οὐδενὶ ὑφείμην ἂν ἥδιον ἐμοῦ βεβιωκέναι X.Mem.4.8.6, cf. HG7.4.9, Oec.12.14.

III. Med. and Pass., lower one's sails (v. supr. 1.1), Archil. (?) in PLit.Lond.54, Ar.Ra.1220: mostly in pf. part., ἐν κακοῖς μοι πλεῖν ὑφειμένῃ δοκεῖ to run with lowered sails, i. e. to lower one's tone, S.El.335; so ὑφειμένοις πλέων ἱστίοις καὶ ταπεινοῖς Plu.Luc.3: metaph., τῆς φωνῆς ὑφειμένης ἐπαρθείσης δὲ μή Phld.Rh.1.199S., cf. Philostr.Im.1.22, Aristaenet.1.3; τὸ ὑφειμένον diminution, Thphr.CP6.14.12; μισθῶν ὑφειμένων at reduced wages, PTeb.5.251 (ii B. C.); ὑφειμένα χρώματα pale colours, Steph. in Gal.1.250 D.: c. gen., ὑφεῖσθαί τινος to descend lower in the scale than, be inferior to, Procl.Inst.18, Dam.Pr.34: abs., -ειμένος Plot.6.4.11, Procl.Inst.24, al.

2. σῴζω νεοσσοὺς ὄρνις ὢς ὑφειμένη like a cowering hen,—
or perh. with my nestlings under me, E.HF72.

3. submit, X.An.3.1.17, 3.2.3, al.: c. inf., κατθανεῖν ὑφειμένη submissively prepared to die, E.Alc.524.