gódian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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gódian
Add:I. intrans. To be or to become good, be prosperous. Cf. gód; III. 1. 1. with a noun as subject Eówer kynedóm gódað þurh heora gódan geearnunga. Hml. S. 5, 444. Hié beóð suíðe ungesǽlige, ðonne hié yfeliað for ðǽm ðe óðre menn gódigað (gódiað, v. l.) quantae infelicitatis sint, qui melioratione proximi deteriores fiunt, Past. 231, 19. 2. with hit as subject Wolde man geswícan þára mándǽda, þonne gódade hit sóna if people would cease to do evil, then would it soon be well with us, Wlfst. 243, 21. Hý águnnon rǽdes gýman and hit ágann mid heom gódian, 14, 14. II. trans. 1. the object a person, a. to make good, to give an appearance of being good Gé wǽron þá þe eów sylfe gódiaþ (rihtwísiað, v. l.) beforan mannum vos estis qui justificatis vos coram hominibus, Gr. D. 40, 10. b. to endow, furnish with α. a material good Gódede indemtam (cirris crispantibus ), Hpt. Gl. 513, 77. β. non-material Mattheus ... þæt is Donatus, on Englisc 'Forgifen' oððe 'Gegódod.' God hine gódode swá þæt hé hine áwende of tollere tó apostol, Hml. Th. ii. 468, 15. 2. the object a thing, material or non-material, a. to set right, put in good order Gódiað eówre ágene wegas and ealle eówre dǽda, Wlfst. 49, 29. Á hé mæig findan hwæt hé mæig on byrig bétan ... hús gódian, ... hegas gódian, Angl. ix. 262, 15-20. b. to endow Ðá bohte se abbot landes feola and gódede mynstre, Chr. 963; P. 117, 23. c. to make abundant, accumulate. Cf. gód; V. 3 Gódende cumulantem, i. multiplicantem, An. Ox. 1932. [v. N. E. D. good; vb.] v. ge-gódian.
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