A.give room to do a thing, allow, ὁ χρὁνος οὐκ ἐγχωρεῖ, c. inf., Lys.26.6, X.Eq.12.13: abs., ὅσον ἐνεχώρεε ἡ δεκάτη so far as the money allowed her to go, Hdt.2.135; ἂν ἐγχωρῇ τὸ ὕδωρ (i.e. the water-clock), D.44.45.
2. ἐγχωρεῖ, impers., there is time, it is possible or allowable, c. dat. pers. et inf., “ἐ. αὐτῷ εἰδέναι” Antipho 1.7, cf. 5.90, Pl. Prt.321d, X.HG2.3.16, etc.; “οἷς ἐ. ὑβρισταῖς εἶναι” Lys.24.15: also abs., ἔτι ἐ. there is yet time, Pl.Phd.116e; “οὐκέτ᾽ ἐγχωρεῖ” D.4.41; = ἐνδέχεται, Arist.APr.25b10, al.; “ἐφ᾽ ὁπόσον ἂν ἐγχωρῇ” D.H.Comp.6; “ἐγχωροῦν ἐστί” Paus.3.24.11; κατὰ τὸ ἐγχωροῦν as far as possible, Paul. Aeg.6.99.