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φῐλοτῑμ-έομαι, fut. ήσομαι Pl.Phdr.234a, D.20.103; later, -ηθήσομαι D.S.11.18 codd.: aor. ἐφιλοτιμήθην X.Mem.2.9.3, Pl.La.182b, Isoc.4.44, Is.2.42; later, ἐφιλοτιμησάμην Plb.20.8.2, Ael.VH3.1 (written ἐφιλοτειμήσετο Ephes.3 No.13): pf. πεφιλοτίμημαι D.42.24, Porph. ap. Stob.2.1.32:—
pf. in pass. sense, Aristid.1.446 J.: (φιλότιμος):—
love or seek after honour, Pl.Alc.2.146a, Is. l. c., D.20.103, etc.: hence, to be ambitious, emulous, Ar.Ra.281; φ. ὅτι ..to be jealous because .., X.An.1.4.7, Lys. 14.21; φ. πρὸς ἀλλήλους, πρὸς τοὺς ἄλλους, vie emulously with, rival, Pl.Smp.178e, Phdr.234a, cf. Lys.29.14.

2. the object of ambition, etc., is mostly added with a Prep., φ. ἐπί τινι to place one's fame in a thing, glory or pride oneself upon it, Pl.R.553d, X.Mem.2.6.12, Lys.14.42; ἐπὶ τοῖς πεπραγμένοις Isoc.3.46, al.; ἔν τινι Pl.La.182b; ὑπὲρ τῆς δόξης Isoc.8.93; περὶ τῶν καλῶν contend in rivalry for, Plu.2.760c; περὶ τὴν θήραν, δεῖπνα, D.S.3.18, Plu.Phil.9; ἀφ' ἑτέρων ἀρετῶν Id.2.819c: c. neut. pron. in acc., πρὸς ἃ ἐγὼ φιλοτιμοῦμαι X.HG1.6.5: c. acc. cogn., φ. φιλοτιμίας ἀκάρπους Plu.2.830e; τὴν ἀγαθὴν ἔριν J.BJ1.10.5; φ. πρὸς τὴν πόλιν show patriotic zeal for .., Lycurg.140, cf. IG22.1176.26, etc.; εἰς τὴν αὔξησιν D.S.1.50, cf. 25, D.L.4.44, Aristid. l. c.

II. c. inf., strive eagerly to do a thing, endeavour earnestly, aspire, οἳ πάνυ ἂν φιλοτιμηθεῖεν φίλῳ σοι χρῆσθαι X.Mem.2.9.3, cf. Oec.21.6, PPetr.3p.115 (iii B. C.), PCair.Zen.578.2(iii B. C.), etc.; φιλοτιμούμενοι ἐπιδείκνυσθαιπρὸς ἅπαντας Pl.Phdr.232a: c. part., φ. ἐλέγχων Id.R.336c, cf. X.Eq.Mag. 9.6: c. acc. et inf., to be anxious that .., ib.1.25: c. acc., ἀεὶ ἕν γέ τι φιλοτιμούμενος Id.Oec.4.24: with ὅπως, καλῶς ἂν ποιήσαις φιλοτιμηθεὶς ὅπως ἂν παρὰ τοῦ Θεοδώρου λάβῃς τὰ ἐπιστόλια PCair.Zen.41.19 (iii B. C.), cf. PMich.Zen.6.3 (iii B. C.).

III. c. dat. rei, present with a thing, χρήμασί τινας v. l. in Procop.Goth.1.5: but c. acc. rei, lavish upon, τινί τι Aristaenet.1.1; πόλεμος ..νίκας ἀδίκους φ. Chor.35.71 p.410F.-R.