ge-rýman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-rýman
Add:I. to make roomy. 1. to enlarge so as to occupy a greater space He his Sdel geryrnde, Hml. S. 25, 283. Hié út hiora éðel gerýmdon, Past. 3, 8. þonne sió wund sié clǽne, gerýme þyrel tó nearo ne sié, Lch. ii. 208, 24. 2. to extend so as to include a greater space Hié woldon gerýman (dilatare) hiora landgemǽru, Past. 366, 4. II. to remove obstruction from 1. so as to allow passage, clear a way, passage, & c. Þú him weg gerýmdest on þǽre reádan sǽ, Hml. S. ll, 184. Hie' gerýmdon þone úpgang and geworhtan, Bl. H. 201, 17. Hé hæfð us gerymed rihtne weg tó écan life. Wlfst. 18, 6. Hé hæfð gerýmed rihtwísum mannum infser tó his rice. Hml. Th. i. 28, 12. Ic wæs þǽr inne, þá mé gerýmed wæs . . . sítf álýfed inn under eorðweall, B. 3088. 2. so as to allow occupation, to clear a space Tó þǽre hýðe . . . , þá us gerýmde rodera Waldend, Cri. 866. Hié him flet gerýmdon, healle and heáhsetl, B. 1086. Ðám hálgum gáste byð eardung-stðw on þám mean gerýmed, Wlfst. 34, 3. Hig noldon útlendiscum þeódum wǽre þes eard þurh þe swíðor gerýmed, þe hi heom sylfe ǽlc ððerne forfóre, Chr. 1052; P. 180, 25 : Met. l, 19. pé (Noah after the Deluge) is éðelstðl eft gerýmed. Gen. 1485 : B. 1975. Wæs benc gerymed, 492. Eów is gerýmed, gáð ricene to us cleared is the ground for you, come to us quickly, By. 93. (2 a) where the obstruction, personor thing, removes itself, to leave clear, of persons, to evacuate :-- Seó sǽfit flówende him gerymde þreora mlla [fæt] dries færeldes, Hml. Th. i. 564, 1 8. Hí flugon and þæt igland eallunge gerýmdon ðǽm æðelan cempan, ii. 142, 33. 3. so as to allow access, to clear the way to; — Gife unscynde mægencyning ontýnde, tídum gerymde, El. 1249. 4. so as to allow free action , to give free course to He his godcundnesse mid sóþum wísum gerýmeþ he gives free play to his divine powers, Bl. H. 179, 24. Metod mód gerymde, Exod. 479. (4 a) the object a moving thing, to clear a course for :-- Þá ongunnon hi on óðre stówe gerýman þá estfiuvium per loco alia derivare conati sunt, Gr. D. 192, 22. (4 b) the object an action, to make the way clear for, give opportunity for :-- Ne gladige hé on þæt, swilce him gerýmed sý and antimber geseald, þæt hé God bereáfige, Lch. iii. 442, 36. Þá him gerýmed wearð þæt hié wælstówe wealdan móston, B. 2983. III. to clear away an obstruction :-- Swá hwæt swá þæne migðan gelet, hyt gerýmð and forð gelǽdeþ,Lch. i. 90, 27. Wegas syndon drýge, holm gerýmed, Exod. 284. IV. intrans. To make or leave the way clear to () a place, condition, object, make way for a person :-- Hé óðtrum gerýmeð wyrmum tó wiste he leaves the way clear for other worms to get food, Seel. 123. Áríse se gingra and þám yldran tó setle geryme minor surgat et det majori locum sedendi, R. Ben. 116, 5. God ús gerýme tó ðǽre écan myrhðe, Wlfst. 80, 7. Þæt him Dryhten þurh deáðes cwealm tó hyra earfeða ende gerýme that for them the Lord by death's pang clear the way to the end of their troubles, Gú. 196.
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