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ἀγοράζω [ᾰγ], fut. άσω Ar.Lys.633, ἀγορῶ LXX Ne.10.31: aor. ἠγόρασα X.HG7.2.18, D.21.149, etc.: pf. ἠγόρακα Arist.Oec.1352b7, Plb.6.17.4:—
Med., aor. ἠγορασάμην D.50.55: pf. ἠγόρασμαι (v. infr.):—
Pass., aor. ἠγοράσθην Id.59.46: pf. ἠγόρασμαι Is.8.23, Men. 828:—
frequent the ἀγορά, αἱ γυναῖκες ἀ. καὶ καπηλεύουσι Hdt.2.35, 4.164, cf. Arist.Ph.196a5, Com.Adesp.710; occupy the market-place, Th.6.51.

2. buy in the market, πωλεῖν ἀ. Ar.Ach.625; ἐπιτήδεια ἀ. X.An.1.5.10; generally, buy, Ar.Pl.984, etc.; farm taxes or state-contracts, ὠνὴν ἀ. PRev.Laws41.22, al.; τὸν Σαίτην ἀγοράσας ib.60.23:—
Med., buy for oneself, X.An.1.3.14:—
Pass., διάτινος ἀ. D. 50.25: pf. Pass. in med. sense, ἀντὶ τοῦ ἠγοράσθαι αὐτοῖς τὸν οἶνον Id.35.19.

3. haunt the ἀγορά, Corinn.34, Pi.Fr.103; οὐδ' ἀγοράσει γ' ἀγένειος οὐδεὶς ἐν ἀγορᾷ nor shall any boy lounge in the ἀγορά, Ar.Eq.1373. [-ᾱζω (i. e. -ᾴζω) in sense 1, Hdn.Gr.2.14.]