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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀποδεκτέος ἀποδεκτέα ἀποδεκτέον

Structure: ἀποδεκτε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: a)pode/xomai.의 분사형


  1. one must receive from others
  2. one must accept, allow, admit


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ἀποδεκτέοσ οὖν ἐστιν, ὅτι τῇ ὕλῃ τὸν τεχνίτην προσέζευξεν. (Pseudo-Plutarch, Placita Philosophorum, book 1, chapter 3 18:1)
  • δεήσει μέντοι σε, ἔφην ἐγώ, ἔνδον τε μένειν καὶ οἷσ μὲν ἂν ἔξω τὸ ἔργον ᾖ τῶν οἰκετῶν, τούτουσ συνεκπέμπειν, οἷσ δ’ ἂν ἔνδον ἔργον ἐργαστέον, τούτων σοι ἐπιστατητέον, καὶ τά τε εἰσφερόμενα ἀποδεκτέον καὶ ἃ μὲν ἂν αὐτῶν δέῃ δαπανᾶν σοὶ διανεμητέον, ἃ δ’ ἂν περιττεύειν δέῃ, προνοητέον καὶ φυλακτέον ὅπωσ μὴ ἡ εἰσ τὸν ἐνιαυτὸν κειμένη δαπάνη εἰσ τὸν μῆνα δαπανᾶται. (Xenophon, Works on Socrates, , chapter 7 36:2)
  • καὶ περὶ μὲν ἀκροατοῦ, καὶ πῶσ ἀποδεκτέον, καὶ τί προτιθέμεθα, πεφροιμιάσθω ταῦτα. (Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 1 18:2)
  • σκοπεῖν δὴ τὰ προειρημένα χρὴ ἐπὶ τὰ ἔργα καὶ τὸν βίον φέροντασ, καὶ συνᾳδόντων μὲν τοῖσ ἔργοισ ἀποδεκτέον, διαφωνούντων δὲ λόγουσ ὑποληπτέον. (Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 10 123:1)
  • ἄριστα, ὦ Τίμαιε, παντάπασί τε ὡσ κελεύεισ ἀποδεκτέον· (Plato, Hippias Major, Hippias Minor, Ion, Menexenus, Cleitophon, Timaeus, Critias, Minos, Epinomis, 75:4)


  1. one must receive from others

  2. one must accept


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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