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οἰκονομ-έω ,
A.manage as a house-steward, order, regulate,θαλάμους πατρόςS.El.190 (lyr.) ; “τὴν οἰκίανPl.Ly.209d ; “τὰ ἴδιαX.Mem.3.4.12, etc. ; “τὸν ἴδιον βίονEuphro 4 ; ταῦτα (i.e. meats) Alex.110.20 ; “ὄχλονCom.Adesp.119 :—Med., Arist.Oec.1343a23 : c. dat., “ἄνθρωπος . . μεγίστοις -εῖται πράγμασινMen.531.14.
2. dispense, Pl.Phdr. 256e ; disburse, SIG667.20 (Athens, ii B. C.).
3. treat a substance with another, “πυρίτην ὀξάλμῃPs.-Democr.Alch.p.44 B. : metaph., of a poet, “εἰ τὰ ἄλλα μὴ εὖ οἰ.treat, handle, Arist.Po.1453a29 ; so (in Med.) of an artist, “οἰ. τὴν ὕληνLuc.Hist.Conscr.51 :—Pass., “τὰ σκέμματα . . ᾠκονομήσθωPhld.D.3.8.
II. intr., to be a house-steward, Ev.Luc.16.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1453a.29
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 256e
    • Plato, Lysis, 209d
    • Sophocles, Electra, 190
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.4.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.26.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.67.9
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 51
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