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Perseus.over against, opposite. c. gen.
c. gen. orig.:— sense over against, opposite.
1.of Place, instead, in the place of, Hom., etc. good as, equal to, ἀντὶ πολλῶν λαῶν ἐστίν he is as good as many men, Il.; ἀντὶ κασιγνήτου Od. the price of, for, ἀντὶ χρημάτων for money paid, Hdt., etc.
4.for the sake of, Soph. mark comparison, ἓν ἀνθ᾽ ἑνός one set against the other, compared with it, Plat.: so, after Comparatives, πλέον ἀντὶ σοῦ Soph.; also (esp. after a negative), ἄλλος ἀντ᾽ ἐμοῦ Aesch.
B.Position: ἀντί rarely follows its case, and then does not suffer anastrophe.
1.over against, opposite, as ἀντίπορος.
2.against, in opposition to, as ἀντιλέγω. return, as ἀντιβοηθέω.
4.instead, as ἀντήνωρ.
5.equal to, like, as ἀντίθεος.
6.counter, as ἀντίτυπος.

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