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μισθ-όω, let out for hire, farm out, in pres. and impf., offer to let, τινί τι Ar.Lys.958, Lys.7.10, D.50.52; μισθοῖ αὑτὸν Ὀλυνθίοις offers his services for pay to them, Id.23.150, cf. 149; ἑαυτὸν ἐπί τι for a purpose, Id.18.21; μ. τὸ τέμενος IG12.94.5; οἶκον Lys.32.23, D.27.15, 28.15; τοὺς οἴκους τῶν ὀρφανῶν Arist.Ath.56.7: c. inf., μ. τὸν νηὸν τριηκοσίων ταλάντων ἐξεργάσασθαι farm out the building of it for 300 talents, Hdt.2.180; ὅσου τὴν τριηραρχίαν ἦσαν μεμισθωκότες D.21.80.

II. Med., fut. μισθώσομαι Ar.V.52: aor. ἐμισθωσάμην: pf. μεμίσθωμαι (v. infr.):—
have let to one, hire, c. acc. pers. vel rei, πλοῖον, μισθωτούς, ἐπικουρικόν, Hdt.1.24, Ar.Av.1152, Th.4.52; οἰκίαν ἣν ᾤκει μεμισθωμένος Is.6.39; τίνα τῶν πολιτῶν ἑταιρεῖν μεμίσθωμαι; D.45.79; τῆς οἰκίας ἧς ἐμεμίσθωτο Lys.3.11; μισθωσάμενός τινος τὴν οἰκίαν D. 27.58; μ. τι παρά τινος Hdt.1.68; τοὺς μεμισθωμένους παρ' ἐμοῦ τὸ χωρίον Lys.17.8; μ. τινὰ ταλάντου engage his services at a talent, Hdt.3.131; ὀλίγου at a low price, Arist.Pol.1259a13: c. inf., μ. νηὸν ἐξοικοδομῆσαι contract for the building of the temple, Hdt.5.62; μ. γράψαι ψάφισμα Maiuri Nuova Silloge 432 (Cos); μισθοῦσθαί τινα c. inf., hire him to do a thing, Hdt.9.34; μισθοῦ σαυτὸν ἀμφορεαφορεῖν Ar.Fr. 299, cf. D.18.33; μ. ὑπέρ τινος make a contract for a thing, Id.53.21; ὁ μισθωσάμενος the contractor, Is.11.34.

III. Pass., aor. ἐμισθώθην: pf. μεμίσθωμαι (v. infr.):—
to be hired for pay, Μαρδονίῳ μεμισθωμένος οὐκ ὀλίγου hired by him at no small price, Hdt.9.38; ἐπί τινι for a thing, X.An.1.3.1; ἐκ τοῦ μισθωθῆναι from the hire, D.27.58; of a house, to be let on contract, Id.28.1; of a mercenary, μισθωθεὶς ὑπό τινος Id.23.149.