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ἀντιλέγω, Hdt., Com., and Att. Prose (cf. ἀνταγορεύω): fut. ἀντιλέξω E.Hipp.993, Ar.Ra.998, Lys.8.10 (but the common fut. is ἀντερῶ): aor. ἀντέλεζα S.OT409, Ar.Nu.1040 (but the aor. commonly used is ἀντεῖπον): pf. ἀντείρηκα: fut. Pass. ἀντειρήσομαι:—
speak against, gainsay, contradict, τινί Th.5.30, Pl.Smp.216b, X.Mem.4.6.13, etc.; περί τινος Th.8.53, X.Mem.4.4.8; ὑπὲρ τῶν δικαίων ib.3.5.12; πρός τι 1.2.17; πρός πάντα τὰ δίκαια Ar.Nu.888:—
often folld. by a dependent clause, ἀ. ὡς .. declare in opposition or answer that .., χρησμοῖσι οὐκ ἔχω ἀντιλέγειν ὡς οὐκ εἰσὶ ἀληθέες Hdt.8.77, cf. Ar.Eq. 980, Th.8.24, X.An.2.3.25, etc.; οὐ τοῦτό γ' ἀντιλέγουσιν, ὡς οὐ .. Arist.Pol.1287b23; also ἀ. ὑπέρ τινος ὡς .. Th.8.45: so c. inf., ἀ. ποιήσειν ταῦτα, ἤν .. to reply that they will .., if .., Id.1.28; ἀ. μὴ κτεῖναι Μυτιληναίους Id.3.41; ἀ. τὸ μὴ οὐ ἀξιοῦσθαί τινα X.Cyr.2.2.20.

2. c. acc. rei, ἴσ' ἀντιλέξαι S.OT409; ἀ. τὸν ἐναντίον λόγον Lys.8.11; μῦθον ἀ. τινί tell one tale in reply to another, Ar.Lys.806; ἀντιλέγομεν πρᾶγμά τι Men.Epit.8:—
Pass., to be disputed, questioned, X.HG6.5.37; of a place, ὑπό τινος ἀντιλεγόμενον counter-claimed, ib.3.2.30; ἀντιλέγεσθαι μικρὸν πρός τινα περί τινος D.27.15; τὰ ἀντιλεγόμενα points in dispute, Aeschin.2.44; πρὸς τὰ ἀντειρημένα κτλ., title of work by Chrysippus, Stoic.2.8; τόπος ἀντιλλεγόμενος (sic) IG5(2).443.15 (Megalopolis, ii B.C.): abs., -λέγεται περί τινος Str.8.6.6; of the genuineness of literary works, to be disputed, Plu.2.839c.

3. abs., speak in opposition, Hdt.9.42, E.Hipp.993, Ar.Ra.1076, etc.; ὁ ἀντιλέγων the opponent, Pl.Prt.335a; οἱ ἀντιλέγοντες Th.8.53; λαὸς ἀπειθῶν καὶ -λέγων LXXIs.65.2.