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ποιέω , imp. ποίει, ipf. (ποίει, ποίεον, aor. (ποίησα, fut. inf. ποιησέμεν, mid. pres. ποιεῖται, ipf. ποιεύμην, fut. ποιήσομαι, aor. ποιήσατο, pass. perf. πεποίηται: I. act., make, i. e. construct, build, δῶμά τινι, σάκος ταύρων, Α 608, Il. 7.222; as an artist, Il. 18.490; then met., make, cause, do, of actions and results, ποιῆσαί τινα βασιλῆα, λα_οὺς λίθους, ‘change to stones,’ Il. 24.611; w. prep., νόημα ἐνὶ φρεσί, ‘cause,’ ‘put’ in one's thoughts, Il. 13.55; and w. inf., σὲ ἱκέσθαι ἐς οἶκον, Od. 23.258.—II. mid., make (construct) for oneself; οἰκία, σχεδίην, Μ 168, Od. 5.251; less literally, ἀγορήν, ‘bring about,’ Od. 8.2 ; κλέος αὐτῇ, ‘procure,’ ‘win,’ Od. 2.126 ; ῥήτρην, of binding oneself by an agreement, Od. 14.393; w. two accusatives, τινά ἄλοχον, ‘make her his’ wife, Il. 3.409.
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