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φιλοτιμέομαι φιλότιμος Dep. love or seek after honour, to be ambitious, emulous, jealous, Ar., etc.; φ. ὅτι . . to be jealous because . . , Xen.:—the object of ambition is added with a prep., φιλ. ἐπί τινι to pride oneself upon it, id=Xen., etc.; ἔν τινι Plat.;— with neut. adj., ἀεί τι φιλοτιμούμενος pursuing some object of ambition, Xen.
2.c. inf. to strive eagerly and emulously to do a thing, endeavour earnestly, aspire, id=Xen.:—c. acc. et inf. to be anxious that . . , id=Xen.

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