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ἀντιτίθημι (pres. part. -τιθοῦντας Ps.-Callisth.1.29), set against or so as to oppose, θαλασσαίαισι δίναις ἀντιθέντα μένος στάλας Simon.57 (dub.).

b. set against so as to balance, contrast, or compare, τὠυτὸ ἀντιθήσω ἐκείνῳ Hdt.1.207, cf. 8.66; δύο γὰρ ἀντίθες δυοῖν E.Or.551: also c. gen., ἀ. τὴν Ἀθηναίων ἐκ πολλοῦ ἐμπειρίαν τῆς σφετέρας ἐξ ὀλίγου μελέτης Th.2.85, cf. 3.56: with a Prep., ἀ. τι πρός τι D.21.175:—
Pass., to be contrasted, τινί or πρός τι, Pl.Sph.257d,258e.

2. ἀ. τινί τινα match one against the other in battle, ἴσους ἴσοισι ..ἀντιθείς E.Ph. 750, cf. Ar.Eq.353:—
Pass., to be matched one against another, of counteracting tendencies, Hdt.4.50; of opposing motives, Id.8.83.

3. retort, rejoin, ἀντίθες παρρησίᾳ ὅπως .. E.El.1049; ἀντιθεῖσ' ἀμείψομαι Id.Tr.917; ἀ. ὅτι .. Th.6.18.

4. intr., oppose, resist, πρὸς τὸν Δία Arr.Epict.3.24.24, etc.

II. place or deposit in return, ἀντιθέντας ἐν ναοῖς ἢ χαλκὸν ἢ .. E.Hipp.620, cf. X.Mem.3.14.1; ἀ. τί τινος give one thing for another, τήν ἐνθάδ' Αὖλιν ἀντιθεῖσα τῆς ἐκεῖ E. IT358.