A.“ἀπήντων” Th.4.127, Dor. 3sg. “ἀπάντη” BionFr.9.7: fut. “ἀπαντήσω” Arist.Rh.Al.1432b35, Plb.4.26.5, etc.; but better “-ήσομαι” Th.4.77, 7.2 and 80, X.HG1.6.3, Lys.2.32, etc.: aor. “ἀπήντησα” E.Ph.1392, Th.2.20: pf. “ἀπήντηκα” Ar.Lys.420, D.18.15:—the Med., used in act. sense by Polyaen.1.21.1 (impf.), al., is censured by Luc.Lex.25; so also pf. “ἀπήντημαι” Plb.2.37.6, D.H.6.88, etc.
I. mostly of persons, move from a place to meet a person, and generally, meet, encounter, “τινί” Hdt.8.9, E.Supp.772, etc.; “ἐξ ἐναντίας ἀ.” Pl.Lg.893e; ἀ. ταῖς ὁμοίαις φύσεσι encounter, fall in with them, D.60.20: abs., “ὁ ἀεὶ ἀπαντῶν” any one that meets you, any chance person, Pl. R.563c; “οἱ ἀπαντῶντες” D.36.45, Alex.78, cf. 87.
b. freq. with a Prep., ἀ. τινὶ εἰς τόπον come or go to a place to meet him, meet him at a place, Hdt.2.75; “ἐς τωὐτό” 6.84; “ἐπὶ Τριποδίσκον” Th.4.70; τὸν μὲν ἐς τὰς Σίφας ἀ., τὸν δ᾽ ἐπὶ τὸ Δήλιον ib.89: without dat. pers., present oneself at a place, Id.7.1; “εἰς Κύζικον” X.HG1.3.13; “ἀ. ἐνθάδε” Ar.Lys.13; “δεῦρο πάλιν ἀ.” Pl.Tht.210d, etc.
2. freq. in hostile sense, meet in battle, ἀ. δορί (dat. pers. being omitted) E.Ph.1392; “ὅπλοις” HF542; “τοῖς βαρβάροις Μαραθῶνάδε” And.1.107; “ἀ. Ἀθηναίοις ἐς Τάραντα” Th.6.34, cf. 2.20, 3.95; “ἀ. πρός τινα” Isoc.4.86,90; generally, resist, oppose in any way, “νομοθέτῃ ἀ. λέγων . .” Pl.Lg.684d; διὰ λόγων νουθετικῶν ἀ. prob. ib.740e; “ἀ. τραχέως πρὸς τὰς τῶν πλησιαζόντων ὀργάς” Isoc.1.31; “ἀ. τοῖς εἰρημένοις” rejoin, reply, Id.11.30; “τοῖς θορύβοις” Arist.Rh.Al. l.c.; “πρὸς ἕκαστον” D.21.24.
b. abs., present oneself in arms, attend the muster, E.Ba.782.
3. freq. as a law-term, meet in open court, “τῷ καλεσαμένῳ” Pl.Lg.937a, cf. D.39.3, etc.: without dat. pers., ἀ. πρὸς τὴν δίκην present oneself at the trial, Pl.Lg.936e; πρὸς ἣν [δίκην] οὐκ ἀπήντα did not appear to defend his cause, D.21.90; ἀ. πρὸς τὸν διαιτητήν, etc., come before him, Id.40.11, etc.; “εἰς ἡμέραν τὴν συγκειμένην ἀ. εἰς τὸ Ἡφαιστεῖον” 33.18; “ἐπὶ τὰ ἱερά” 42.7; ἐπὶ τὴν δίαιταν Test. ap. eund.21.93; ἀ. ἐπὶ τοῖς ἀλλοτρίοις ἀγῶσι to be present at other people's suits, meddle with them, D.21.205: abs., appear in court, 40.16, etc.
4. ἀ. εἰς . . enter into a thing, attempt it, “εἰς τὸν ἀγῶνα” Pl.Lg.830a; ἀ. εἰς τὴν τίμησιν come to the question of rating, Aeschin.3.198; “ἀ. εἰς τὰς χρείας” Arist.EN1158a8; “ἀ. πρὸς τὰς μαθήσεις” Pl.Tht.144b; πρὸς τὴν ἐρώτησιν, τὸ πρόβλημα, Arist. Metaph.1036a14, Ph.213b3; ἀ. πρὸς τὴν τροφήν go to seek it, Id. de.An. 421b12; “ἀ. ἐπί . .” have recourse to . ., D.21.151, 24.193, etc.; “ἐπὶ ταύτας τὰς οἰκίας ἀ. οἱ τραγῳδοποιοί” Arist.Po.1454a12.
II. of things, come upon one, meet or happen to one, “ἀ. δάκρυά μοι” E.Ion940, cf. Bion l. c.; “τοῖς πρὸς ὑμᾶς ζῶσι τοσαύτην κωφότητα . . παρ᾽ ὑμῶν ἀπαντᾶν” D.19.226; ἐπὶ τῶ κεφαλαίψ τῶν πραγμάτων ἀ. [ἡ ῥᾳθυμία] 'comes home to roost', 10.7; “ἀ. αὐτῷ κραυγὴ παρὰ τῶν δικαστῶν” Aeschin.1.163; “μή τίς σοι ἐναντίος λόγος ἀ.” Pl.Phd.101a, cf. D.H.4.33, etc.