ante vs anti

ante anti


  • 1) poker In poker and other games, the contribution made by all players to the pot before dealing the cards.
  • 2) A price or cost, as in up the ante.
  • 3) Games The stake that each poker player must put into the pool before receiving a hand or before receiving new cards.
  • 4) A price to be paid, especially as one's share; cost.
  • 5) (Poker Playing) Each player's stake, which is put into the pool before (ante) the game begins.
  • 6) (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • 7) In the game of poker, the stake or bet deposited in the pool by each player before drawing new cards; also, the receptacle for the stakes.
  • 8) To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.
  • 9) To pay the ante in poker. Often used ante up.
  • 10) To put up (an ante).
  • 11) place one's stake
  • 12) In heraldry, ingrafted: said of one color or metal broken into another by means of dovetailed, nebulé, embattled, or ragulé edges. Also enté.
  • 13) A prefix of Latin origin, originally only in compounds or derivatives taken from the Latin or formed from Latin elements, as in antecessor, antepenultimate, antemeridian, etc., but now a familiar English formative, meaning before, either in place or in time.
  • 14) In the game of poker, to deposit stakes in the pool or common receptacle for them: commonly used in the phrase to ante up.
  • 15) Games To put (one's stake) into the pool in poker.
  • 16) To pay (money or a fee).
  • 17) Games To put one's stake into the pool in poker.
  • 18) To pay for something.


  • 1) A person opposed to a concept or principle.
  • 2) A person who is opposed to something, such as a group, policy, proposal, or practice.
  • 3) a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
  • 4) In chem., a prefix used to indicate that two groups or two atoms which might react with each other are so separated in space that they do not readily do this. It is contrasted with the prefix syn-. Thus in antibenzaldoxime, , the H and OH do not readily combine to form water, while in synbenzaldoxime, , such a combination takes place easily.
  • 5) One who is opposed to some proposed or undertaken course of action, policy, measure, movement, or enactment, as, for example, to imperialism.
  • 6) A prefix of Greek origin: originally only in compounds or derivatives taken from the Greek or formed of Greek elements, as in antipathy, antinomy, etc. (the earliest example in English being antichrist, which see), but now a familiar English formative, meaning primarily against, opposed to.
  • 7) chemistry Describing a torsion angle between 90° and 180°
  • 8) Opposed.
  • 9) not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)
  • 10) 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-.
  • 11) rare A word used before a noun or noun phrase to indicate opposition to the concept expressed by the noun or noun phrase.
  • 12) Opposed to; against.


  • 1) You'd have paid them money when you could and returned them to the status quo ante.
  • 2) Yet restoring the status quo ante will be phenomenally hard.
  • 3) Those millions do not face a return to the status quo ante.
  • 4) There are powerful forces arguing for the return to the status quo ante.
  • 5) The navy practises on the river in the hopes of a restoration of the status quo ante.
  • 6) My defeat came when I was unable to persuade my backer to raise the ante.
  • 7) The British showed poor judgement in supposing that the French status quo ante might be restored.
  • 8) How much further will she need to 'up the ante' before he supports her?
  • 9) Definitely the easy way to up the ante is to add a new trick.
  • 10) A better quantification of these effects ex ante is critical.
  • 11) To say that soldiers have "nothing to complain about ex ante" is to assert that they have already been paid everything they are owed, as though the military service can be reduced to a purely economic transaction.
  • 12) The ante is raised to $10,000 and Winn is about to pay it when his son Peter, Jr., 26, comes to the rescue.
  • 13) Also, in a purely defensive war against an aggressive enemy (like the Falklands) achieving status quo ante is “winning”. blah Says:
  • 14) The prohibitionist dreams of some anti-gun types only up the absolutist ante from the NRA wackos.
  • 15) My conclusions, therefore, unsatisfactory as I recognize them to be, are that the statu quo ante is still the best solution for the present.
  • 16) Cambridge, what is usually called the ante-chapel is really only the space outside the entrance to the choir, occupied nowadays at service time by those who are not members of the college.
  • 17) I placed a space before the word ante inside the subpattern because the space is optional just like the rest of the subpattern.
  • 18) ‘In Caribbean Poker you place an ante, receive a hand, and then decide whether or not you would like to bet.’
  • 19) ‘After the ante, players are dealt seven cards face down, no-peek.’
  • 20) ‘As in poker, the ante (the bets) goes in before the deal starts.’
  • 21) ‘Before the game, each player contributes a large ante to the pot.’
  • 22) ‘For the next hand, if the pot was collected, because all except one player folded, there is a new ante by all the players.’
  • 23) ‘These antes that are paid for dealt cards go to the king's pot, which is placed near the king's hand.’
  • 24) ‘So, for a five player game, the maximum initial stake would be 5 times the ante.’
  • 25) ‘But overly tight players lose money too because their playing style prevents them from overcoming the antes and blind bets.’
  • 26) ‘They set out to accumulate a lot of chips, but this is pointless as the increase in chips in this situation is of trivial value as the blinds and antes go up.’
  • 27) ‘This is where the antes and blinds are high and where most people just sit back and wait for others to be eliminated in hopes they can make the money.’
  • 28) ‘Chip leaders should pound away and continue to pick up blinds and antes.’
  • 29) ‘At the beginning of each hand, players each contribute an agreed number of chips as an ante.’
  • 30) ‘The player holding Pamfíll (the Jack of Clubs) collects the ante placed in that pool.’
  • 31) ‘Every game has an ante with side bets being the accepted norm.’
  • 32) ‘Most were not dealt enough of these premium holdings before the antes ate away their chip stacks and their chances.’
  • 33) ‘Whether it's at the world series, or at your regular school with friends and 50p antes, you have to read your fellow players, but they, in turn, know they're being analysed.’
  • 34) ‘At your turn you choose how much to bet - you must bet at least the amount of the ante, and may bet anything up to the entire pot - and you place your stake next to the pot.’
  • 35) ‘Everyone places an ante of the chosen amount into the center of the table.’
  • 36) ‘At the start of each hand, Jane would put out a blue chip and the dealer, while collecting the antes, would take it and give her a 50 cent piece in return.’
  • 37) ‘These antes are compulsory and are known as ‘the blinds’ because players have to bet without having seen any cards yet.’
  • 38) ‘And now comes the grand finale, the ‘Main Event,’ where as many as 6,600 poker players will ante up more than $60 million of their own money.’
  • 39) ‘We're told it's because FOX didn't want to ante up money for her band.’
  • 40) ‘In an era of budget surpluses, advocates argue, the federal government could ante up money for purchase of open space and farmland.’
  • 41) ‘Perhaps these crazy ideas are just his way of forcing the federal government to ante up more money to the provinces for health care.’
  • 42) ‘Hey if you're not interested, I am, so ante up some money and make a payment in my name, nuh?’
  • 43) ‘The only legitimate argument I can come up with for seeing this film is that it's cheaper to pay the price of admission to a theater than to ante up the money for a trip to one of the Disney theme parks.’
  • 44) ‘It's unheard of for a movie star to ante up $30 million of his own money to make any film, let alone an earnest, literal-minded version of Jesus' final 12 hours.’
  • 45) ‘It was my tendency in those days to ignore subway performers if I wasn't planning on anteing up a contribution - and during those tight times, I usually wasn't.’
  • 46) ‘The state has anted up $40 million for salary increases, but, in a program similar to Cincinnati's, Iowa will now evaluate teachers thoroughly to make sure the extra dough goes only to the good classroom performers, not the duds.’
  • 47) ‘Over the years they devised an elaborate numbers game to determine who picked up the tab for the table thus ensuring any welchers among them had to ante up their share from time to time.’
  • 48) ‘I will not applaud the clarity gained when the U.S. refuses to ante up more than a pittance for the damage wrought by tsunamis in Southeast Asia.’
  • 49) ‘Often before the game would begin, each of the participants would ante up a dollar or two.’
  • 50) ‘Nor do they have to ante up fresh funds to compensate for the loss for five years.’
  • 51) ‘The network is anteing up about 9 percent of its $85 million annual program budget, betting that a host of offerings from boxing to rodeo to rugby to adventure racing to football is one reality programming trend on the rise among women.’
  • 52) ‘Grand Prairie anted up $65-million for the initial development of Lone Star Park, which opened for live racing in 1997, and has since invested more than $1.1-million for capital improvements at the track.’
  • 53) ‘When Symantec anted up $925 million of its own stock for firewall and intrusion detection system manufacturer AXENT Technologies in 2000, some analysts doubted whether the purchase was worth the price.’
  • 54) ‘The Venetian anted up $30 million in construction costs, the aforementioned $8.6 million in start-up costs and additional money for exhibition design.’
  • 55) ‘He anted up $5,000 and paid for the lighting himself.’
  • 56) ‘The lowly Atlanta Hawks and his own homely Warriors both anted up $50 million for seven years, while the New York Knicks offered their midlevel exception.’
  • 57) ‘The house always wins: Don Barden rolled the dice when he anted up millions for a Las Vegas casino.’
  • 58) ‘And they propose that board members ante up some serious cash - which the company would match - to purchase stock when they begin their service, as a way of creating stronger financial involvement.’


  • 1) The call has sparked unrest, with reports of violence between pro and anti IS factions.
  • 2) In the days when you did your own cleaning, were you pro or anti rubber gloves?
  • 3) McDonald's: are you pro or anti?
  • 4) MISCELLANEOUS WORDS. adobe _ado'ba_ algebra not _bra_ alien _alyen_, not _alien_ ameliorate _amelyorate_ antarctic _antarktik_ anti not _anti_ archangel _arkangel_ archbishop _arch_, not _ark_ arch fiend _arch_, not _ark_ architect _arkitect_ awkward _awkward_, not _ard_
  • 5) You are entirely mistaken about both "Jewish propaganda," which is an insulting and racist term, not that I am surprised, and about the term anti-Semitism.
  • 6) When the label anti is applied to you, you think it unfair.
  • 7) What I want to know, was the term anti-american a phrase Matthews made up or was he directly quoting her from a previous speech or interview?
  • 8) I think the term anti-Semite should be metered out, lest the complaint become diluted.
  • 9) Israel haters always complain that they get accused of being anti-Semitic, but you Carl have no qualms about flinging the label anti-Arab around even without any evidence.
  • 10) The term anti-Semitism was invented by Wilhlem Marr (as Barbara said) to denote hatred of Jews and is used exactly as he, the inventor, intended, so how could it have been hijacked?
  • 11) The term anti-semite DOES NOT apply - by Linda Milazzo on Sunday, Nov 9, 2008 at 4: 04: 46 PM
  • 12) It may seem like a minor point, but any attempt to dilute the term anti-Semitism by linking it to all the peoples of the Mideast, and not just the Jews, is an insidious form of, well, anti-Semitism.
  • 13) ‘In 2005, she stated publicly that she wouldn't ‘be seen dead there’ and has been anti any contact with that country.’
  • 14) ‘But we're really anti the rock star thing.’
  • 15) ‘You're not anti the pharmaceutical industry, are you?’
  • 16) ‘Some people are very anti the internet and thinks it stops children reading.’
  • 17) ‘We're very anti people being passed on methadone.’
  • 18) ‘The prospect of war has roused strong passions, drawing politicians and public figures into pro and anti positions.’
  • 19) ‘It's almost like the worst moments of the pro / anti debate replayed in microcosm.’
  • 20) ‘The report was compiled by a wide spectrum of scientists from both pro and anti lobby groups and was chaired by the government's chief scientist.’
  • 21) ‘I thought the debate went from the pro argument to the anti argument.’
  • 22) ‘Too often this debate is polarised into pro and anti camps, and this book does not help in this regard.’
  • 23) ‘Lots of talk about auditing at the pro page, and the anti page had talk about some man that took over the world 75 million years ago?’
  • 24) ‘But even in January 1975 the anti campaign still had an 8% edge.’
  • 25) ‘This possibility has seemed so absurd, given the opinion polls, the press and the well-financed and efficiently organised anti campaign, that it has hardly seemed worth raising.’
  • 26) ‘Helen is frankly public in her dislike of it, though Raenette's vote against the law in parliament means she is still the poster-child for the anti brigade.’
  • 27) ‘We weren't in the right place at the right time except on one occasion when a hunt thug got a cut off walking stick with a great knuckle on the end and started going towards some antis.’
  • 28) ‘I think it's more likely that the inevitable setbacks will increase popular determination to see the war through, and that many will blame the antis for encouraging and even aiding our enemies.’
  • 29) ‘You know that if you are working within the regulations, you are doing it right, no matter what the antis accuse you of’.’
  • 30) ‘I don't think there were many antis and I think it would be ideal to use that area if we can pull it off.’
  • 31) ‘The antis think they've won and we carry on hunting within the law and we think we've won.’
  • 32) ‘There may well be some antis and they're perfectly entitled to come and let their opinions be known as long as they don't break any laws.’
  • 33) ‘‘It is always attractive to go for a compromise, but the truth of the matter is the antis are not going to rest if the Prime Minister goes for the Middle Way,’ he said.’
  • 34) ‘The 59 per cent is rather flattering to the antis.’
  • 35) ‘I think it's just used because ‘selfish’ is the worst thing the antis can call something.’
  • 36) ‘From defiant defence to absolute antis, they were all there fighting their corner and throwing in their twopence worth as the saying goes.’
  • 37) ‘If there is evidence of moral cowardice and a lack of conviction among the pro-war lobby, however, it is more than matched among the antis.’
  • 38) ‘But I've read the stories in the Evening Press, and watched the letters come and go, and now the antis have my vote.’
  • 39) ‘He is a country dweller but a keen supporter of the antis.’
  • 40) ‘How many degrees then separate us from all the antis out there?’
  • 41) ‘But sometimes the wilful refusal of the antis to acknowledge the evidence astonishes even me.’
  • 42) ‘Or are they to give the benefit of the doubt to the antis, and preserve the status quo?’
  • 43) ‘What we got instead was a supporting commentary designed to cause as little offence as possible to antis.’
  • 44) ‘The antis were out in force again, braying, hooting obscenities around the building.’
  • 45) ‘It seems that, as is usually the case, the antis have the louder voice in the current debate.’
  • 46) ‘Then as now the antis are more divided than the centrists who dominate the Yes camp.’

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