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ˈæn tə ni, -θə- for 1,2 ; ˈæn θə ni for 3Antho·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Antony, Anthony, Mark Antony, Mark Anthony, Antonius, Marcus Antoniusnoun

    Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)

  2. Anthony, Susan Anthony, Susan B. Anthony, Susan Brownell Anthonynoun

    United States suffragist (1820-1906)


  1. Anthonynoun

    A male given name from Latin, in regular use since the Middle Ages.

    "...Think you've got the best name I've heard," she was saying. - - "Anthony Patch. Only you ought to look sort of like a horse, with a long narrow face - and you ought to be in tatters." "That's the Patch part though. How should Anthony look?" "You look like Anthony," she assured him seriously - he thought she had scarcely seen him - "rather majestic," she continued, " and solemn."

  2. Anthonynoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Anthonynoun

    A city, the county seat of Harper County, Kansas, United States.

  4. Anthonynoun

    A city in New Mexico

  5. Anthonynoun

    A town in Texas

  6. Etymology: From Latin Antōnius, name of a Roman gens (with excrescent -h- suggested by an unetymological association with Ancient Greek ἄνθος (ánthos, " flower")). The Roman clan name is of uncertain etymology, but is not Greek or Hebrew; most likely of Etruscan origin, possibly derived from Ani, the Etruscan god of the sky.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Anthony' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4006

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Anthony' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3840

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anthony in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anthony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Anthony in a Sentence

  1. Giovanni Rocco:

    We were told that Jimmy Hoffa was grabbed, killed there( Detroit) and brought back to New Jersey for Anthony Provenzano to personally verify that Jimmy Hoffa was dead.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Thank you, Huma. Thank you, Anthony.

  3. Charles Koch:

    We talk here about dollars and raising money and they are absolutely critical to getting this done, but they alone will not do the job. We know this from the successful movements in our country's history. It took the full commitment from the founding fathers, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the thousands of others who led successful movements. To defy the odds stacked against them, these leaders had to pledge their lives, fortunes and their sacred honor -- often at great personal sacrifice.

  4. Forensics Ed O'Carroll:

    That deceased woman in a shopping cart was covered only with a blanket. We believe this may be Anthony Eugene Robinson's fifth victim.

  5. Padma Lakshmi:

    I really got close to Anthony Bourdain after the birth of my daughter, i may have even been a bit intimidated by Anthony Bourdain before that. I think Anthony Bourdain could see what I was dealing with and juggling. And Anthony Bourdain had a lot of empathy for that.

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    the act of carrying something
    • A. condemn
    • B. carry
    • C. fudge
    • D. distinguish

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