I.to be or act asἡγεμών, to go before, lead the way, Hom.; ὁδὸνἡγ.Od.; c. dat. pers. to lead the way for him, ῥόονὕδατιἡγεμόνευενmade a course for the water, Il.
II.to lead in war, to rule, command, c. dat., id=Il.; elsewhere, like most Verbs of ruling, c. gen., id=Il., Hdt., etc.:—absol. to have or take the command, Hdt., Plat.:—Pass. to be ruled, Thuc.; to be governor, τῆςΣυρίαςNTest.
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