meaning of antistrophe

antistrophe meaning in General Dictionary

In Greek choruses and dances the returning of this chorus precisely responding to to a past strophe or action from to left ergo The lines with this area of the choral song

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  • the part of a choral ode responding to a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the next of two metrically matching sections in a poem
  • In Greek choruses and dances, the returning associated with the chorus, exactly responding to to a previous strophe or activity from right to left. Therefore: The lines with this part of the choral tune.
  • The repetition of terms in an inverse purchase; as, the master associated with servant plus the servant of this master.
  • The retort or turning of an adversary's plea against him.

antistrophe meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from Latin, from Greek antistrophe "a turning about, a turning right back," from antistrephein, from anti- "against" (see anti-) + strephein "to turn" (see strophe).


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antistrophe meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of this chorus, exactly responding to to a previous strophe or action from right to left. Therefore: The lines of this an element of the choral track.

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  • (n.) The repetition of terms in an inverse order; because, the master of the servant and the servant of this master.
  • (n.) The retort or turning of an adversary's plea against him.