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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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antebatty, bratty, catty, chatty, Cincinnati, Dolcelatte, fatty, flattie, Hattie, natty, patty, ratty, Satie, Scarlatti, scatty, Tati, tattie, tatty •faculty •Alicante, andante, ante, anti, Ashanti, Bramante, Chianti, Dante, dilettante, Fante, Ferranti, infante, scanty, shanty (US chanty), spumante, vigilante, Zante •Asti, pasty •pederasty •Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, chapatti, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, glitterati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, Kiribati, lathi, literati, Marathi, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty •crafty, draughty (US drafty) •auntie • nasty • contrasty •amaretti, amoretti, Betti, Betty, confetti, cornetti, Donizetti, Getty, Giacometti, Hettie, jetty, machete, Marinetti, Nettie, petit, petty, Rossetti, Serengeti, spaghetti, sweaty, vaporetti, yeti •hefty, lefty •felty, sheltie •penalty • specialty • empty •al dente, aplenty, cognoscenti, divertimenti, lisente, plenty, portamenti, sente, twenty, twenty-twenty •seventy • peasanty •chesty, testy, zesty •Ghiberti

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