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ἐργάζομαι ἔργον work, labour, properly of husbandry, Hes., Thuc., etc.; but also of all manual labour, Od., Hdt.:—also of things, as Vulcan's bellows, Il.
II.trans. to work at, make, build, Od., attic do, perform, accomplish, Hom., attic:—c. dupl. acc. to do something to another, Hdt., etc.; κακὰ ἐργάζεσθαί τινα Soph., Thuc. work a material, χρυσὸν εἰργάζετο Od.; ἐργ. γῆν to work the land, Hdt. earn by working, χρήματα id=Hdt., attic work at, practise, Lat. exercere, τέχνην Plat.
6.absol. to work at a trade or business, to traffic, trade, Dem.
III.the perf. pass. εἴργασμαι is used in act. sense, as Hdt., Soph.; but also in pass. sense, be done, id=Aesch. —The fut. ἐργασθήσομαι always in pass. sense, Soph., etc.

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