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ἡγέομαι ἄγω

I.Dep. to go before, lead the way, Hom., etc.:—c. dat. pers. to lead the way for him, guide, conduct, id=Hom.:—also, ὁδὸν ἡγήσασθαι to go before on the way, Lat. praeire viam, Od.
2.c. dat. pers. et gen. rei, to be one's leader in a thing, ἀοιδὸς ἡμῖν ἡγείσθω ὀρχηθμοῖο id=Od.; ἡγ. τινι σοφίας, ὠιδῆς Pind., etc.:—and c. gen. rei only, ἡγ. νόμων to lead the song, id=Pind., etc.
3.c. acc. rei, to lead, conduct, τὰς πομπάς Dem., etc. lead an army or fleet, c. dat., Hom., etc.:—c. gen. to be the leader or commander of, id=Hom.
2.absol., οἱ ἡγούμενοι the rulers, Soph.; ἡγούμενοι ἐν τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς leading men, NTest. suppose, believe, hold, Lat. ducere, Hdt., etc.; ἡγ. τι εἶναι id=Hdt.
2.with an attributive word added, ἡγ. τινα βασιλέα to hold or regard as king, id=Hdt.; ἡγ. τι περὶ πολλοῦ id=Hdt.; περὶ πλείστου Thuc.
3.ἡγ. θεούς to believe in gods, Eur., etc.; cf. νομίζω II.
4.ἡγοῦμαι δεῖν, to think it fit, deem it necessary to do, c. inf., Dem.; without δεῖν, παθεῖν μᾶλλον ἡγησάμενοι . . Thuc.
IV.the perf. is used in pass. sense, τὰ ἁγημένα τὰ νομιζόμενα, ap. Dem.

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