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ἀπολογ-έομαι , aor.
A.ἀπελογησάμηνE.Ba.41, Antipho 5.13, but f.l. in Pl.Sph.261c, X.An.5.6.3; also aor. Pass. “ἀπελογήθηνAntipho 2.3.1, al., Alex.12 (prob. suprious in X.HG1.4.13): pf. “ἀπολελόγημαιAnd.1.33, Isoc.12.218 (in pass. sense, Pl.R.607b):—speak in defence, defend oneself, opp. κατηγορεῖν, περί τινος about a thing, Antipho 5.7, Th.1.72; πρὸς τὴν μαρτυρίαν in reference or answer to the evidence, Antipho 2.4.3, cf. Th.6.29; “πρός τιναςbefore . ., Eup.357, cf. Plb. 22.6.4: later, c. dat., “κατηγορίαιςPlu. Them.23; . ὑπέρ τινος speak in another's behalf, Hdt.7.161, E.Ba.41, Pl.R.488a, etc.; . ὑπέρ τινος speak in support of a fact, Antipho 3.2.1; “ὑπὲρ τῆς ἀδικίαςPl. Grg.480b; πρὸς Μέλητον in answer to him, Id.Ap.24b: abs., “παρὼν .Hdt.6.136, Ar.Th.188; “ ἀπολογούμενοςthe defendant, Id.V.778, And.1.6.
2. c. acc. rei, defend oneself against,. τὰς διαβολάςTh. 8.109; τὰς πράξεις defend what one has done, Aeschin.1.92.
4. . δίκην θανάτου speak against sentence of death passing on one, Th.8.68.—Prose word, used once in Trag., v. supr.—The Prep. ἀπό implies the remoual of a charge.
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