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1683 ἀντί

ἀντί: originally in the face of, opposite to; cp. ἄντα, ἐναντίος, Lat. ante (with meaning influenced by post), Germ. Antwort, ‘reply.’

1. ἀντί with the Genitive only

Local: ἀνθ' ὧν ἑστηκότες standing opposite to (from the point of view of the speaker, i.e. behind) which (pine-trees) X. A. 4.7.6. In other meanings: Instead of, for, as an equivalent to: ἀντὶ πολέμου εἰρήνη peace instead of war T. 4.20, τὰ παρ' ἐμοὶ ἑλέσθαι ἀντὶ τῶν οἴκοι to prefer what I have to offer you here instead of what you have left at home X. A. 1.7.4, τὴν τελευτὴν ἀντὶ τῆς τῶν ζώντων σωτηρία_ς ἠλλάξαντο they exchanged death for the safety of the living P. Menex. 237a; in return for, hence ἀνθ' ὅτου wherefore S. El. 585; for πρός in entreaty: σ' ἀντὶ παίδων τῶνδε ἱκετεύομεν we entreat thee by these children here S. O. C. 1326.

2. ἀντί in Composition

Instead, in return (ἀντιδιδόναι give in return), against, in opposition to (ἀντιλέγειν speak against).

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