1) to come before, precede, anticipate
2) to come to, arrive at
3) to reach, attain to
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 9:88, 1258
Apparently a primary verb; to be beforehand, that is, anticipate or precede; by extension to have arrived at: - (already) attain, come, prevent.
|d come upon||13.123|
|a come to||15.84|
|b go prior to||15.141|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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