Almost six years after the deadly quake, little of the money pledged to rebuild the broken city has been anted up.
Unten′antable, not fit to be tenanted or inhabited; Unten′anted, not occupied.
He is not familiar with scenes where hundreds of dollars are anted up.
1838 (n.), 1846 (v.), American English poker slang, apparently from Latin ante "before," from PIE *anti "facing opposite, near, in front of, before" (cf. Sanskrit antah "end, border, boundary," Hittite hanti "opposite," Greek anta, anten "opposite," anti "over against, opposite, before;" Old Lithuanian anta "on to;" Gothic anda "along;" Old English and- "against;" German ent- "along, against"), from root *ant- "front, forehead."