A.to be a leader of the people, “καλῶς δ.” Isoc.2.16; “τῇ μὲν ἐξουσίᾳ τυραννῶν, ταῖς δ᾽ εὐεργεσίαις δημαγωγῶν” Id.10.37; cf. δημαγωγεῖ: στρατηγεῖ, Hsch.: usu. in bad sense, Ar.Ra.423, etc.
2. c. acc. pers., “δ. ἄνδρας” curry favour with, X.An.7.6.4, cf. Arist.Pol. 1305b26, al.:—Pass., to be won over, conciliated by popular arts, J.AJ 16.2.5.
3. c. acc. rei, introduce measures so as to win popularity, “τὰ πρὸς ἡδονὴν τῷ πλήθει” D.H.Dem. 17; “βουλὰς δ.” LXX1 Es.5.70(73).