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ἀμφισ-βητέω , impf. ἠμφεσβήτουν: fut. -ήσω: aor. ἠμφεσβήτησα:—Pass., fut. of med. form
A.-ήσομαιPl. Tht.171b: aor. “ἠμφεσβητήθηνId.Plt.276b, al., Is.8.44:—Ion. ἀμφισβα^τέω twice in Hdt. (v. infr.), SIG279.18 (Zelea): impf. “ἀμφεσβάτειInscr.Prien.37.99; also Aeol. pf. part. Pass. “ἀμφισβατημένοςIG12(2).6.25 (Mytilene): (v. βαίνω):—lit. go asunder, stand apart: hence, disagree with, ἕτερος τῶν λόγων τῷ πρότερον λεχθέντι -βατέωνHdt.9.74.
b. abs., disagree, dispute, wrangle, Id.4.14, etc.: “περί τινοςAnd.1.27, Isoc.4.19, Pl.Prt.337a; “ὑπέρ τινοςAntipho3.4.3: “πρός τινα3.1.1; οἱἀμφισβητοῦντες the parties, in a law-suit, Arist.Rh.1354a31.
2. c. dat. pers., dispute or argue with a person, Pl.Phdr.263a,al.; “τινὶ περί τινοςId.Plt.268a.
3. c. gen. rei, dispute for or about a thing, “τοῦ σίτου τοῦ ἡμετέρουD.32.9; lay claim to,τῆς ἡγεμονίαςIsoc.4.20; τῶν οὐδὲν ὑμῖν προσηκόντων Epist. Phil. ap. D.12.23; “τῆς ἀρχῆςD.39.19; “τῆς πολιτείαςArist.Pol.1280a6, cf. 1283a11; τρία τὰ ἀμφισβητοῦντα τῆς ἰσότητος three things which claim equal shares in . . , 1294a19; “τῆς μεσότητος . τὰ ἄκραEN1125b18:—also . πρός τι make a claim with reference to a standard, Pol. 1283a24.
b. Att. law-term, lay claim to property of deceased or guardianship of heiress, χρημάτων Jsoc.19.3; “κλήρουD.3.5, 44.38; “κληρονομίαςIs.3.1: abs., 3.61, 6.3; “τινὶ περὶ τῶν πατρῴων3.61; πρὸς διαθήκην in defiance of a will, Isoc.19.1.
4. c. acc. rei, dispute point, be at issue upon it, “ἓν τουτὶ ἀμφισβητοῦμενPl.Grg.472d; “οὐκ ἀληθῆ .Mx.242d; cf. ἀμφισβητητέον.
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