Word Summary
antilegō: to speak against, to contradict, oppose
Original Word: ἀντιλέγω
Transliteration: antilegō
Phonetic Spelling: (an-til'-eg-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to speak against, to contradict, oppose
Meaning: to speak against, to contradict, oppose
Strong's Concordance
contradict, deny, speak against.

From anti and lego; to dispute, refuse -- answer again, contradict, deny, gainsay(-er), speak against.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK lego

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 483: ἀντιλέγω

ἀντιλέγω; (imperfect ἀντέλεγον); to speak against, gainsay, contradict; absolutely: Acts 13:45 (L Tr WH omit); Acts 28:19; Titus 1:9. τίνι, Acts 13:45. followed by μή and the accusative with an infinitive: Luke 20:27 (L marginal reading Tr WH λέγοντες) (as in Greek writings; see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; (Winers Grammar, § 65, 2b; Buttmann, 355 (305))). "to oppose oneself to one, decline to obey him, declare oneself against him, refuse to have anything to do with him" (cf. Winer's Grammar, 23 (22)): τίνι, John 19:12 (Lucian, dial. inferor. 30, 3); absolutely, Romans 10:21 (cf. Meyer); Titus 2:9 (Achilles Tatius (?) 5, 27). Passive, ἀντιλέγομαι I am disputed, assent or compliance is refused me, (Winer's Grammar, § 39, 1): Luke 2:34; Acts 28:22.