in regard to; about; concerning.
British. beside; in line with.
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How to use anent in a sentence
The main object of his official progress was to collect information for new legislation anent the municipalities.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Many other lords made vows anent sundry matters, & all men drank the heirship ale.The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) | Snorri Sturluson
Then the King said that they would first of all keep quiet and learn more particulars anent this host.The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) | Snorri Sturluson
Not until we had returned from that first duty did she listen to what was told her anent the movements of the English.A Heroine of France | Evelyn Everett-Green
MacGonigal seemed to regard this personal inquiry anent his well-being as affording a safe means of escape from a dilemma.The Terms of Surrender | Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for anent
lying against; alongside
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