(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
place one's stake
In poker and other games, the contribution made by all players to the pot before dealing the cards.
To pay the ante in poker. Often used ante up.
To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.
Origin: From ante
each player's stake, which is put into the pool before (ante) the game begins
to put up (an ante)
Ante is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.
What does ANTE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ANTE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
Etna, Nate, neat
The numerical value of ANTE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ANTE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are upping the ante. We're going after them wherever they are, with everything that we have.
Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas. (No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars.)
This will further exacerbate contradictions and up the ante on the Internet arms race. We are concerned and worried about this.
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.
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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