What does ANTE mean?

Definitions for ANTEˈæn ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ante(verb)

    (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

  2. ante(verb)

    place one's stake


  1. ante(Noun)

    In poker and other games, the contribution made by all players to the pot before dealing the cards.

  2. ante(Verb)

    To pay the ante in poker. Often used ante up.

  3. ante(Verb)

    To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.

  4. Origin: From ante

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ante(noun)

    each player's stake, which is put into the pool before (ante) the game begins

  2. Ante

    to put up (an ante)


  1. Ante

    Ante is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

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Anagrams for ANTE »

  1. Etna, Nate, neat

  2. Etna

  3. Nate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ANTE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ANTE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh:

    We are upping the ante. We're going after them wherever they are, with everything that we have.

  2. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas. (No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars.)

  3. Defence Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng:

    This will further exacerbate contradictions and up the ante on the Internet arms race. We are concerned and worried about this.

  4. David Schenker:

    There are obvious risks with upping the ante, there's a very real prospect that more Jordanians will come into harm’s way and more additional troops will be taken captive or killed.

  5. Steve Sailer:

    I don't see that stopping when Barack Obama is no longer president, i can imagine a white president like Hillary [ Clinton ] upping the ante because she doesn't have the benefit of being black.

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