What does ANTI mean?

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ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn tiANTI

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antiadjective

    a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)

    "the antis smelled victory after a long battle"

  2. antiadjective

    not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)


  1. antinoun

    A person opposed to a concept or principle.

  2. antiadjective

    Describing a torsion angle between 90° and 180°

  3. antipreposition

    A word used before a noun or noun phrase to indicate opposition to the concept expressed by the noun or noun phrase.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anti

    a prefix meaning against, opposite or opposed to, contrary, or in place of; -- used in composition in many English words. It is often shortened to ant-; as, antacid, antarctic

    Etymology: [Gr. 'anti` against. See Ante.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anti

    ant′i, pfx. against, in opposition to, rivalling, simulating. It forms numerous derivatives, alike nouns and adjectives, as antichrist, antipope, anticlimax, anti-tobacconist; anti-Ritualistic, anti-Semite. [Gr. anti, against, instead of, &c.]

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  1. ANTI

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  1. Anti

    over against; opposite; contrary: (prefix).

Anagrams for ANTI »

  1. ain't NAIT, tian, tina, Tina, TINA

  2. Aint

  3. NAIT

  4. Tian

  5. Tina

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ANTI in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ANTI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of ANTI in a Sentence

  1. Alexei Yurchak:

    Today this original meaning of these bodies has changed – in Vietnam the body of Ho today stands for anti-colonial struggles for independence and even for new nationalism, much more than for communism, in North Korea the two Kims' bodies stand for a self-sufficient country organized around one leader and existing in the face of the 'imperialist surroundings.'.

  2. Russ Schriefer:

    But then you look at voters and they are quite comfortable with Trump as the nominee... What you are now seeing is this full court anti-Trump press, but it's late, trump is no more dangerous than he was in August.

  3. Cynthia Nixon:

    The accusation that my family promotes anti-Semitism is deeply, deeply offensive.

  4. Theodore Rugers:

    Once again, Amy Wax has, through Amy Wax thoroughly anti-intellectual and racist comments denigrating Asian immigrants, underscored a fundamental tension around harmful speech at American universities, like all racist generalizations, Wax's recent comments inflict harm by perpetuating stereotypes and placing differential burdens on Asian students, faculty, and staff to carry the weight of this vitriol and bias.

  5. Valeria Valente:

    How is a woman who wants to report violence supposed to move? With the lockdown (she) can only contact the anti-violence centers when she goes to the pharmacy or buys food.

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    a small contrasting part of something
    • A. hypostatization
    • B. viverrine
    • C. maculation
    • D. congius

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