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ἄξιος ἄγω IV, and so properly weighing as much.

I.weighing as much, of like value, worth as much as, c. gen., Il., Hdt.; οὐδ᾽ ἑνὸς ἄξιοί εἰμεν Ἕκτορος we are not worth one Hector, Il.; πάντων ἄξιον ἦμαρ, Lat. instar omnium, id=Il.; πολλοῦ ἄξιος worth much, Xen.; πλείστου ἄξιον, quantivis pretii, Thuc.; so, παντός, τοῦ παντὸς ἄξιον Plat.; λόγου ἄξιος, ἀξιόλογος, Hdt., etc.:—opp. to these are οὐδενὸς ἄξ. Theogn.; ὀλίγου, σμικροῦ ἄξ. Plat., etc.
2.c. dat. pers., σοὶ δ᾽ ἄξιόν ἐστιν ἀμοιβῆς 'tis worth a return to thee, i. e. will bring thee a return, Od.; πολλοῦ or πλείστου ἄξιον εἶναί τινι Xen., etc.
3.absol. worthy, goodly, of persons and things, Od., etc.; in attic it sometimes has an opposite sense, of a proper value, cheap, Ar.
b.of things, deserved, meet, due, δίκη Soph.; χάρις Xen.
4.sufficient for, c. gen., Dem.
II.worthy of, deserving, meet for, c. gen. rei, φυγῆς, γέλωτος Eur.; c. gen. pers., ποιεῖν ἄξια οὔτε ὑμῶν οὔτε πατέρων Thuc.:—c. gen. rei et dat. pers., ἡμῖν δ᾽ Ἀχιλλεὺς ἄξιος τιμῆς is worthy of honour at our hands, Eur.; πολλῶν ἀγαθῶν ἄξιος ὑμῖν Ar.
2.c. inf., πεφάσθαι ἄξιος worthy to be killed, Il.; ἄξιός εἰμι πληγὰς λαβεῖν I deserve a flogging, Ar.
3.ἄξιόν [ἐστι] 'tis meet, fit, due, Il., Hdt.; c. dat. pers. et inf., τῆι πόλει ἄξιον ξυλλαβεῖν τὸν ἄνδρα 'tis meet for the city, is her duty, to arrest the man, Ar.:—the inf. is sometimes omitted, ἄξιον γὰρ Ἑλλάδι 'tis meet in the eyes of Hellas [so to do], id=Ar.
III.adv. ἀξίως, c. gen., worthily of, Hdt.:—absol., Soph.

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