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ἀξιόω ἄξιος think or deem worthy of a thing, whether of reward, Eur., Xen.; or of punishment, Hdt., Plat.:— Pass. to be thought worthy, τινός Hdt., Eur., etc.
2.c. acc. pers. to esteem, honour, Trag.
II.c. acc. pers. et inf. to think one worthy to do or be, Eur., etc.:—Pass., Aesch., etc. think fit, expect, require, demand that, Lat. postulare, ἀξ. τινα ἐλθεῖν Hdt., etc.
III.c. inf. only, ἀξ. κομίζεσθαι, τυγχάνειν to think one has a right to receive, expect to receive, Thuc.:—Pass. to be required to do, Dem. think fit, expect, consent, resolve, ἀξιῶ θανεῖν Soph.; εἴ τις ἀξιοῖ μαθεῖν if he deigns to learn, Aesch.:—so in Mid., ἀξιοῦσθαι μέλειν to deign to care for, id=Aesch., etc.; also as a real Mid., οὐκ ἀξιούμενος not deeming himself worthy, Hdt. claim, νικᾶν ἠξίουν claimed the victory, Thuc.: absol. to make a claim, id=Thuc. hold an opinion, Dem.; ἐν τῶι τοιῶιδε ἀξιοῦντι in such a state of opinion, Thuc.

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