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ἀντί-θεσις , εως, ,
A.opposition, Pl.Sph.257e,258b; “ἀντίθεσιν ἔχειν πρός τιcorrespond to . ., Arist.HA503a25; resistance, AP12.200 (Strat.).
2. in Logic, opposition of propositions, in pl., Arist.Int. 19b20, Top.113b15, Metaph.1054a23.
b. substitution of the contradictory, as 'not-man' for 'man', σὺν -θέσει ἀντιστροφή, conversion by negation, e.g. 'man is an animal ∴ what is not an animal cannot be a man', SE15.23, al.
3. Rhet., antithesis, Isoc. 12.2, Arist.Rh.1410a22; in forensic oratory, counter-proposition, Hermog.Id.1.4, al.
4. Gramm., change or transposition of a letter, Hdn.Gr.2.945, Diom.1.442K.
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