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ὁρκόω, make one swear, bind by oath, Cratin.366, Ar.Th.276, Lys. 20.26: folld. by fut. inf., ὁρκώσαντες πίστεσι μεγάλαις μηδὲν μνησικακήσειν Th.4.74; ὁ. τινὰ ἦ μὴν ἐμμενεῖν Is.5.33; ὁ. τινὰς εἴς τινα Plu. Galb.10: c. acc. cogn., ὁ. τοὺς στρατιώτας τοὺς μεγίστους ὅρκους Th.8.75, cf. Ar.Lys.187:—
Pass., to be bound by oath, Polem.Hist.83; cf. ὁρκίζω.

2. abs., administer an oath, IG12.39.36: c. acc., Ἀθηναίους ib.16, cf. SIG45.20 (Halic., v B. C.).