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ἐμπολ-άω , impf.
A.ἠμπόλωνAr.V.444, (ἀπ-) E.Tr.973: fut. “-ήσωS.Ant.1063: aor. ἠμπόλησα, but in Is.11.43 ἐνεπόλησα (Scaliger for ἐνέπωλ-): pf. “ἠμπόληκαS.Aj.978, Ar.Pax367; late “ἐμπεπόληκαLuc.Cat.1:—Med. (v. infr.):—Pass., aor. “ἠμπολήθηνS.Tr.250: pf. ἠμπόλημαι, Ion. ἐμπ ἐξ-) Hdt.1.1, S.Ant.1036:—get by barter or traffic, once in Hom., in Med., βίοτον πολὺν ἐμπολόωντο they were getting much substance by traffic, Od.15.456:—Act., get by sale, ἐξ ὧν [προβάτων etc.] ἐνεπόληλαν τετρακισχιλίας [δραχμάς] Is. l.c., cf. X.An.7.5.4: hence, earn, procure, “τό γ᾽ εὖ πράσσειν . . κέρδος ἐμπολᾷS.Tr.93.
3. . τὴν ἐμὴν φρένα make profit of my mind by dealing with me, S.Ant. 1063.
2. metaph., deal or fare in any way, ἠμποληκότα τὰ πλεῖστ᾽ ἀμείνονα having dealt in most things with success, A.Eu.631; κάλλιον ἐμπολήσει will fare better in health, Hp.Morb.4.49; ἆρ᾽ ἠμπόληκας ὥσπερ φάτις κρατεῖ; S.Aj. 978.
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