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ἄγω , fut. ἄξω, aor. ἦξα (imp. ἄξετε, inf. ἀξέμεν, ἀξέμεναι), mid. ἠξάμην (ἄξεσθε, ἄξοντο), more common 2 aor. act. ἤγαγον, subj. ἀγάγωμι, mid. ἠγαγόμην (also unaugmented): I. act., lead, conduct, bring, Od. 17.218 (‘brings like to like,’ ὡς is prep.), 219; βοῦν, ἵππους ὑπὸ ξυγόν, ὑφ᾽ ἅρματα, ‘put to harness’; bring or carry with one, esp. of booty and prisoners, lead captive, carry off, thus joined w. φέρω, Il. 5.484; hence ‘transport,’ ‘convey,’ with persons or things as subj., ναῦται, νῆες; ‘remove,’ νεκρόν, κόπρον; ‘guide,’ ‘control,’ Il. 11.721, Il. 21.262; esp. an army, ships, etc., Il. 2.580, 631, 557. Met. ‘bring to pass,’ ‘occasion,’ Il. 24.547, ‘spread abroad,’ κλέος, Od. 5.311. The part. ἄγων is often added to a verb by way of amplification, Od. 1.130, Il. 2.558.—II. Mid., take with or to one what one regards as his own, Il. 3.72, Od. 6.58, prizes, captives, etc.; esp. γυναῖκα, ‘lead home,’ ‘take to wife,’ said of the bridegroom, and also of those who give in marriage, or who accompany the bride, Od. 6.28.
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