verb (used with object), an·ted or an·teed, an·te·ing.
verb (used without object), an·ted or an·teed, an·te·ing.
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Origin of ante
Definition for ante (2 of 2)
Origin of ante-
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ante-ante- , anti-
Example sentences from the Web for ante
Joseph LaRocca says some companies are upping the ante in terms of fending off return fraudsters.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The second upped the ante, taking aim at “cray,” “jelly,” “literally,” “teehee,” and “totes.”Feminist, Bae, Turnt: Time’s ‘Worst Words’ List Is Sexist and Racist|Samantha Allen|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Phasellus tristique, eros sit amet maximus tincidunt, enim massa congue nibh, non rutrum lorem ante non lectus.
Hoenig, apparently wanting to continue being booked on Fox News, felt the need to up the anti-Muslim ante.
You can up the ante even more by signing a contract agreeing to pay a pal $20 every time you skip Pilates.4 Science-Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out|DailyBurn|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cert ante hoc tempus vix vnquam Gallis vacatum fuit conuertdis incolarum ad Christum animis.
Nam Sacerdos ille, qui huc ante nos aduenerat, nostro statim adutu in Galliam sua ipse sponte & pro veteri desiderio remigrauit.
So Virgil, "Solemnes tum forte dapes et tristia dona ante urbem in luco," &c.
Her style was a great contrast to the earlier hero-worshiping and glorification of ante-bellum days in Virginia.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
It is difficult to get accustomed to the spending of our lives in ante-chambers, courtyards, or on staircases.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre