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πραγμα^τ-εύομαι , Ion. πρηγμ- , aor. ἐπραγματευσάμην, Ion. ἐπρηγμ-, Hp.Epid.6.8.32, X.Oec.10.9, etc.; also ἐπραγματεύθην, Ion. ἐπρηγμ-, Hdt.2.87, Isoc.12.249: pf.
A.πεπραγμάτευμαιId.11.1, Pl.Phd.99d, 100b, al.; also in pass. sense, v. infr.:—busy oneself, take trouble, ἀπέδωκαν τὸν νεκρὸν οὐδὲν ἔτι πρηγματευθέντες Hdt.l.c., cf.Pl.Cra.437c; “π. περὶ σωφροσύνηςId.R.430d, cf. Cra.425c; “περὶ τὰ ὄνταId.Tht.187a, cf. X. Mem.4.2.7, Arist.EN1102a22, etc.; πολλὰ ἐπί τινι π. work at at thing, labour to bring it about, X.Mem.1.3.15; “πρός τιPl.Erx.398a; πραγματεύονται ὅπως ἄρξουσι exert themselves to . . , X.Lac.14.5:abs., Thphr. HP4.4.1; μηδὲν πραγματεύου do not worry, Id.Char.18.9: c.inf., exert oneself to . . , Plu.Them.19.
2. to be engaged in business, spend one's time in business, ὅληντὴννύκτα all nightlong, X.Cyr.2.4.26; “π.καὶ κακοπαθεῖν τὸν βίον ἅπανταArist.EN1176b29, cf.1122a9; simply, conduct a business, PCair.Zen.199.11 (iii B. C.); transact business, of clerks, ib. 647.11 (iii B. C.); π. ἀπὸ ἐμπορίας καὶ δανεισμῶν make money by trade and loans, Plu.Cat.Mi.50, cf.Sull.17, etc.; οἱ πραγματευόμενοι, = Lat. negotiatores, OGI532.6 (Galatia), cf.SIG797.10 (Assus, i A.D.): c.acc., π. τὸ συνηγορικὸν καὶτὸἐπιδέκατον, of a tax-farmer, Ostr.1537 (ii B. C.), PLeid.Fin Ostr.i p.302; “τὴν ὑϊκὴν π.PSI4.384.2 (iii B. C.); generally, of officials, to be employed in public affairs, PGnom.174 (ii A. D.), etc.
II. c. acc. rei, take in hand, treat laboriously, be engaged in, Pl.Prt.361d, Hp.Ma.304c, D.18.26, etc.; undertake,τὸν δεύτερον πλοῦνPl.Phd.99d.
2. of authors, elaborate a work, Ar.Nu.526; of a science, work out, θέλειArchyt.4; treat of,περὶ φύσεως πάνταArist.Metaph.989b33, cf. Epicur.Nat.15.34; “περί τινοςArist.Ph.193b31; “περί τιId.Metaph.1025b17, Phld.Mus.p.96K., al.; τοιαύτην οὐκ ἐπραγματεύθησαν ἀκριβολογίαν περὶ τὰς φλέβας did not use such precision in treating of . . , Arist.HA513a9.
3. of historians, treat systematically,τὰς πράξειςPlb.1.4.3: abs., “οἱ πραγματευόμενοιsystematic historians, Id.5.33.5, etc.
4. simply, write, treat,ποιητὴς ὢν πεπραγμάτευται περὶ τὸ ἱερόνIG11(4).544.5 (Delos, iii B. C.); τὰ πεπραγματευμένα ὑπ᾽ αὐτῶ his works, composilions, SIG721.8 (Crete, ii/i B. C.), cf. 702.5 (Delph., ii B. C.).
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