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an·te / ˈantē/ • n. a stake put up by a player in poker and similar games before receiving cards. • v. (-tes, -ted, -te·ing) [tr.] (ante something up) put up an amount as an ante in poker and similar games. ∎ inf. pay an amount of money in advance: he anted up $925,000 of his own money. ∎  [intr.] (ante up) inf. put up one's money; pay up: the owners have to ante up if they want to attract the best talent. PHRASES: up (or raise) the ante increase what is at stake or under discussion, esp. in a conflict or dispute: he decided to up the ante in the trade war.

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Ante

ANTE

[Latin, Before.] A reference to a previous portion of a report or textbook.

Ante is synonymous with supra.

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ante

ante (in poker) stake put up by the player before drawing new cards. XIX. — L. ante before (see next).

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ante

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