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ἀντίστροφ-ος , ον,
A.turned so as to face one another: hence, correlative, co-ordinate, counterpart, Pl.Tht.158c, etc.; τινί to a thing, Id.Grg.464b, R.605a; “ ῥητορική ἐστιν . τῇ διαλεκτικῇArist.Rh.1354a1, Pol.1293a33, etc.; “ἰατρικὴ . δικαιοσύνῃAristid.2.37 J.; also τινός the correlative or counterpart of . ., Pl.R.530d, Grg.465d, Isoc.5.61, etc.; “. . . ὥσπερArist.Pol.1292b7. Adv. -φως in a manner corresponding,τινίPl.R. 539d; “ γλῶττα ὥσπερ -φως ἔχουσα τῷ μυκτῆριbeing the counterpart of . ., Arist.PA661a27; συμβαίνει δ᾽ ἀντιστρόφως the result follows by a reversible proof, Id.Ph.265b8.
2. in Logic, converse,λόγοςPhld.Rh.1.179S. Adv. “-φωςId.Sign.6: also in Math., converse,θεώρημαPapp.970.20; “τὰ .the converse proposition, Apollon.Perg.Con. 4.55. Adv. -φως conversely, ib.1.38, Max.Tyr.34.4.
3. contrary, opposed,τινόςD.Chr.4.87; “πρός τιLuc.Merc.Cond.31. Adv. “-φωςin the opposite way, Phld.Lib.p.31O., Ps.-Luc.Philopatr.18.
II. that can be retorted, D.H.Rh.9.5 (as v.l., cf. ἀγχι-).
III. ἐξ ἀντιστρόφου by an inverted construction (cf. “ἀντιστροφή11.2), Hdn.Fig. p.102S.
IV. in lyrics, antistrophic, Arist.Pr.918b27, etc.: esp. Subst. ἀντίστροφος (sc. ᾠδή), , antistrophe, Id.Rh.1409a26, D.H, Comp.19, etc.; also of members in a rhet. period, ἐν στροφῇ καὶ ἀντιστρόφῳ Hermog.Id.1.11.
V. f.l. for ἀμφίστροφος, wheeling both ways, A.Supp.882codd.
VI. retorting a charge, Procop.Arc. 17.
2. ἀντίστροφοι, name for the two upper ribs, Poll.2.182.
VIII. Adv. -φως crosswise,τὰς χεῖρας ἀλλήλαις ἐπιβάλλεινGal.UP5.14; inversely, Herod.Med. ap. Orib.10.5.4, cf. Diogenian.3.30.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 882c
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 3
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 61
    • Plato, Republic, 530d
    • Plato, Republic, 539d
    • Plato, Republic, 605a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 158c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 465d
    • Plato, Gorgias, 464b
    • Lucian, De mercede, 31
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 4.87
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 17
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