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the part of an ancient Greek choral ode answering a previous strophe, sung by the chorus when returning from left to right.
the movement performed by the chorus while singing an antistrophe.
Prosody. the second of two metrically corresponding systems in a poem.
Compare (def 3).
(in ancient Greek drama)

the second of two movements made by a chorus during the performance of a choral ode
the second part of a choral ode sung during this movement

(in classical prosody) the second of two metrical systems used alternately within a poem

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


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