1 characteristicadjective ((negative uncharacteristic) typical (of a person etc): He spoke with characteristic shyness; That kind of behaviour is characteristic of him.) χαρακτηριστικός
2 Characteristicsubs.Distinguishing feature: P. and V. ἴδιον (Eur., El. 633).Form: P. σχῆμα, τό; see Property.——————adj.Native, inborn: P. and V. ἔμφυτος (Eur., frag.), σύμφυτος.It is characteristic of a woman: P. and V. γυναικός ἐστι, πρὸς γυναικός ἐστι.
4 Typicaladj.Allegorical: P. ἐν ὑπονοίᾳ πεποιημένος.Characteristic: see Characteristic.Be typical of, give a specimen of: P. παράδειγμα διδόναι (gen.).
5 character['kærəktə] 1. noun1) (the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type: You can tell a man's character from his handwriting; Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.) χαρακτήρας2) (a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way: He showed great character in dealing with the danger.) χαρακτήρας3) (reputation: They tried to damage his character.) υπόληψη4) (a person in a play, novel etc: Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare's `Hamlet'.) πρόσωπο έργου5) (an odd or amusing person: This fellow's quite a character!) τύπος6) (a letter used in typing etc: Some characters on this typewriter are broken.) χαρακτήρας (γράμμα)•noun(a typical quality: It is one of his characteristics to be obstinate.) χαρακτηριστικόcharacterize
6 metaphor['metəfə](a form of expression (not using `like' or `as')in which a quality or characteristic is given to a person or thing by using a name, image, adjective etc normally used of something else which has similar qualities etc: `He's a tiger when he's angry' is an example of (a) metaphor.) μεταφορά- metaphorical- metaphoric
7 naturally1) (of course; as one would expect: Naturally I didn't want to risk missing the train.) φυσικά2) (by nature; as a natural characteristic: She is naturally kind.) από τη φύση μου3) (normally; in a relaxed way: Although he was nervous, he behaved quite naturally.) φυσιολογικά
8 point[point] 1. noun1) (the sharp end of anything: the point of a pin; a sword point; at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun).) αιχμή,άκρη,μύτη2) (a piece of land that projects into the sea etc: The ship came round Lizard Point.) ακρωτήρι,κάβος3) (a small round dot or mark (.): a decimal point; five point three six (= 5.36); In punctuation, a point is another name for a full stop.) σημείο,στιγμή,τελεία4) (an exact place or spot: When we reached this point of the journey we stopped to rest.) σημείο5) (an exact moment: Her husband walked in at that point.) στιγμή6) (a place on a scale especially of temperature: the boiling-point of water.) σημείο,βαθμός,στιγμή,υποδιαίρεση7) (a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.) σημείο σε πυξίδα8) (a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc: He has won by five points to two.) πόντος9) (a particular matter for consideration or action: The first point we must decide is, where to meet; That's a good point; You've missed the point; That's the whole point; We're wandering away from the point.) θέμα,ζήτημα/επιχείρημα10) ((a) purpose or advantage: There's no point (in) asking me - I don't know.) λόγος,σκοπιμότητα11) (a personal characteristic or quality: We all have our good points and our bad ones.) στοιχείο,χαρακτηριστικό12) (an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put: Is there only one electrical point in this room?) ρευματοδότης,πρίζα2. verb1) (to aim in a particular direction: He pointed the gun at her.) σημαδεύω,στρέφω2) (to call attention to something especially by stretching the index finger in its direction: He pointed (his finger) at the door; He pointed to a sign.) δείχνω3) (to fill worn places in (a stone or brick wall etc) with mortar.) αρμολογώ,γεμίζω τα κενά•- pointed- pointer
- be on the point of
- come to the point
- make a point of
- make one's point
- point out
- point one's toes
9 unlike1) (different (from): I never saw twins who were so unlike (each other); Unlike poles of a magnet attract each other.) ανόμοιος, διαφορετικός2) (not typical or characteristic of: It is unlike Mary to be so silly.) αφύσικος, που δεν είναι στο φυσικό του/ αντίθετα με/από
10 way[wei] 1. noun1) (an opening or passageway: This is the way in/out; There's no way through.) δρόμος, δίοδος2) (a route, direction etc: Which way shall we go?; Which is the way to Princes Street?; His house is on the way from here to the school; Will you be able to find your/the way to my house?; Your house is on my way home; The errand took me out of my way; a motorway.) δρόμος3) (used in the names of roads: His address is 21 Melville Way.) οδός4) (a distance: It's a long way to the school; The nearest shops are only a short way away.) απόσταση5) (a method or manner: What is the easiest way to write a book?; I know a good way of doing it; He's got a funny way of talking; This is the quickest way to chop onions.) τρόπος6) (an aspect or side of something: In some ways this job is quite difficult; In a way I feel sorry for him.) άποψη, τρόπος7) (a characteristic of behaviour; a habit: He has some rather unpleasant ways.) συνήθεια8) (used with many verbs to give the idea of progressing or moving: He pushed his way through the crowd; They soon ate their way through the food.) δρόμος, πορεία2. adverb((especially American) by a long distance or time; far: The winner finished the race way ahead of the other competitors; It's way past your bedtime.) κατά πολύ- wayfarer- wayside
- be/get on one's way
- by the way
- fall by the wayside
- get/have one's own way
- get into / out of the way of doing something
- get into / out of the way of something
- go out of one's way
- have a way with
- have it one's own way
- in a bad way
- out of the/someone's way
- lose one's way
- make one's way
- make way for
- make way
- under way
- way of life
- ways and means
11 Propertysubs.Men of property: use rich.Claim a property at law: P. ἐπιδικάζεσθαι κλήρου.Landed property: P. οὐσία ἔγγειος, ἡ.Personal property: P. ἀφανὴς οὐσία, ἡ.Portable property: P. κατασκευή, ἡ.Real property: P. φανερὰ οὐσία, ἡ.Taxable property: P. τίμημα, τό.Inherent quality in things (as colour, weight, etc.), P. πάθος, τό (Plat.), πάθημα, τό (Plat.); see Attribute.Characteristic: P. and V. ἴδιον.Theatrical properties: Ar. σκευάρια, τά.Property tax: Ar. and P. εἰσφορά, ἡ.Pay the property tax, v.: P. εἰσφέρειν.Join in paying property tax: P. συνεισφέρειν.
12 Qualitysubs.Value, worth: P. and V. ἀξία, ἡ.Inherent property (as colour, weight, etc.): P. πάθος, τό (Plat.), πάθημα, τό (Plat.); see Attribute.A person of quality: P. ἀνὴρ εὐδόκιμος, ὁ.Disposition: P. διάθεσις, ἡ, ἕξις, ἡ.Characteristic: P. and V. ἴδιον, τό.
13 Specialitysubs.Characteristic: P. and V. ἴδιον, τό.
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