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ἀπιστ-έω, fut. Pass. ἀπιστηθήσομαι D.S.32.10, but ἀπιστήσομαι in pass. sense, Pl.R.450c:—
to be ἄπιστος, and so:

I. disbelieve, distrust, ἐγὼ τὸ μὲν οὔ ποτ' ἀπίστεον Od.13.339; τύχην ἀ. E.Alc.1130; πάντα Ar.Ec.775, cf. Th.7.28 (s.v.l.), X.Ages.5.6, 8.7:—
Pass., τὴν γνῶσιν τοῦ οἰκείου ἀπιστεῖσθαι was distrusted, i.e. no one could be sure of knowing, Th.7.44; ἀ. ἐν μαρτυρίαις Antipho2.2.7; ἐπειδὰν γνῶσιν ἀπιστούμενοι, οὐ φιλοῦσι τοὺς ἀπιστοῦντας X.Cyr.7.2.17, cf. Hier. 4.1; ὑπὸ τῆς πατρίδος Id.Smp.4.29, cf. Pl.Plt.271b, Isoc.5.49:—
but mostly,

2. c. dat. pers., κρατέουσιν Emp.5.1, cf. Th.8.83, Pl.Prt. 319b, etc.: so c. dat. rei, τῷ χρησμῷ Hdt.1.158; πῶς ἀπιστήσω λόγοις; S.Ph.1350, cf. Th.6.86; ἀ.τῇ ἐξ αὑτῶν ξυνέσει Id.3.37; τοῖς ἰάμασιν IG 4.951.24 (Epid.); ἡμῖν αὐτοῖς Arist.EN1112b10; ἀ.τινί τι disbelieve one in a thing, Hdt.3.122; περί τινος Id.4.96; οἷς ἠπίστησαν ἔχειν .. whom they suspected of having, Plb.4.18.8.

3. c.inf., οὐδέν σ' ἀπιστῶ καὶ δὶς οἰμῶξαι I nothing doubt that .., S.Aj.940; ἀ. μὴ γενέσθαι τι to doubt that it could be, Th.1.10; ἀπιστοῦντες αὐτὸν μὴ ἥξειν Id.2.101, cf.4.40, Pl.Plt.301c, R.555a; also ἀ. μὴ οὐκ ἐπιστήμη ᾖ ἡ ἀρετή Id.Men.89d; ἀ. πῶς .. Phd.73b; ἀ. εἰ .. APl.4.52 (Phil.), Ph.2.555; ὅτι .. Pl.Men. 89d; ὡς R.450c:—
Pass., τὸ ἐπιτήδευμα ἀπιστεῖται μὴ δυνατὸν εἶναι it is not believed to be possible, Id.Lg.839c, cf. Chrm.168e.

4. abs., to be incredulous, Hdt.8.94, cf. Ev.Marc.16.16, etc.; νᾶφε καὶ μέμνασ' ἀπιστεῖν Epich.250; ἐπὶ τοῖς λεγομένοις Ph.2.92.

II. = ἀπειθέω, disobey, τινί Hdt.6.108, freq.in Trag.and Pl., A.Pr.640, S.Ant.381 (lyr.), Tr.1183, 1224, Pl.Ap.29c, al.: abs., to be disobedient, τοῖς ἀπιστοῦσιν τάδε in these things, S.Ant.219, cf. 656; ἢν δ' ἀπιστῶσι but if they refuse to comply, E.Supp.389, cf. Pl.Lg.941c.

2. to be faithless, εἰ ἡμεῖς ἀπιστοῦμεν, ἐκεῖνος πιστὸς μένει 2 Ep.Tim. 2.13.

3. νεκρὸς τὸν θάνατον ἀπιστούμενος belying death, Polem.Call.55.

III. τὸ σῶμ' οὐκ ἀπιστήσω χθονί, i.e. 1 will not hesitate to commit it .., E. Heracl.1024; τούτῳ ἠπίστησεν ἀποθανοῦσαν ἑαυτὴν ἐπιτρέψαι Lys.31.21.