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ἐνεργός , όν, work, active, busy, Hdt.8.26, etc.; ζῷα ., opp. εἴδωλα ἀκίνητα, X.Mem.1.4.4; “δικασταί, κυβερνῆται, . ὄντεςon duty, Pl.Lg.674b; ὅπως ἂν . ὦσι that they may begin business, D.35.7; “. περί τι γίγνεσθαιPlb.3.17.4; effective, fit for service, νῆες, στράτευμα, Th.3.17, X.Cyr.2.2.23; “πεζὸν σὺν ἵπποις -ότατονId.Eq.Mag.9.7; . προσβολή vigorous attack, Plb.4.63.8; . ὑσσοί effective javelins, Id.1.40.12; “πελέκειςD.S.5.39; . ποιεῖσθαι τὴν πορείαν march with rapidity, Plb.5.8.3; “τὸ τῆς ὥρας πρὸς τὰς νόσους -ότατονD.S.14.70; τόποι (in logical sense) “-ότατοιmost effective, Arist.Top.154a16; γεωργία . ποιεῖ τὴν τροφήν calls into action the nutritive properties (of the soil), Id.Pr.924a17.
2. actual, opp. potential, Theol.Ar.6, 12.
II. of land, productive, opp. ἀργός, X.Cyr.3.2.19, cf. 5.4.25, HG4.4.1, Plu.Sol.31 (Comp.); simply, tilled, SIG685.72 (Itanos); πεδίον πολλαῖς ἐνεργὸν μυριάσι producing enough for multitudes, Plu. Caes.58; “μυλαῖον .in working order, PRyl.167.10 (i A.D.); also of mines, X.Vect.4.2; ἐνεργά (sc. χρήματα) employed capital, which brings in a return, D.27.7,10, cf. X.Hier.11.4; “θησαυρὸς .PLond.2.216 (i A.D.); τὸ δάνειον . ποιεῖν to put out to interest, D.56.29.
III. Adv. -γῶς with activity,μαχεῖταιX.Mem.3.4.11; “γυμνάζεινPlb.1.9.7, al.: Comp., Id.4.59.3.
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