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περιποι-έω, cause to remain over and above, keep safe, preserve, Hdt. 3.36, al., Th.2.25, al., Lys.13.63, etc.; ἐκ κακῶν καὶ πολέμου ὑμᾶς αὐτοὺς π. Id.6.47.

2. of money, food, etc., save up, lay by, X.Oec.11.10; ἀπ' ὀλίγων ib.2.10; τῶν προσόδων part of the revenues, Is.6.38, cf. POxy.2148.17 (i A. D.).

3. obtain a net product or residue, Thphr.Lap.58.

4. generally, procure, secure, achieve, lay up, αἰσχύνην τῇ πόλει Isoc.15.301; π. τῇ πόλει τὰ εἰς τιμὴν ἀνήκοντα Milet.3 No.146.84 (iii B. C.); πολλὰ καὶ μεγάλα τῶν συμφερόντων τῇ πατρίδι IGRom.4.1757 (Sardes, i B. C.); δυναστείας ἑαυτοῖς Aeschin.3.3 (Med.), cf. D.15.11; τὰ πράγματα ἐς ἑαυτοὺς π. get things into their own hands, Th.8.48, cf. Is.7.6.

II. Med., keep or save for oneself, [τὸ παιδίον] Hdt.1.110 (sed leg. -ποιήσῃς) τὸ ζῆν Arist.Pol.1315a26; ἐλπίδας ἑαυτῷ D.19.240; compass, acquire, gain possession of, δύναμιν, ἰσχύν, Th.1.9,15; ἑαυτῷ ὄνομα καὶ δύναμιν π. X.An.5.6.17, cf. LXX 1 Ma.6.44; παρὰ τοῦ πλήθους δόξαν D.12.19; αὑτοῖς δυναστείαν Arist. Pol.1306a24; πρόβατα PMich.Zen.87.7(iii B. C.); [ἐκκλησίαν] διὰ τοῦ αἵματος Act.Ap.20.28; saue, τοσαῦτα ὥστε καὶ πλουτεῖν X.Mem.2.7.3; χρυσίον LXX 1 Ch.29.3; make gain, ἀπό τινος X.Mem.4.2.38:—
Pass., χρήματα περιποιηθησόμενα Cod.Just.1.4.26 Intr.

2. in sense of Act. 1.1, freq. in LXX, as Ge.12.12, al.