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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An amount paid in advance especially as a share in a joint financial venture

Usage examples (36)
  • They've upped the ante by making a $120 million bid to buy the company.
  • Definitely the easy way to up the ante is to add a new trick.
  • The prohibitionist dreams of some anti-gun types only up the absolutist ante from the NRA wackos.
  • I really need i cell phone because my ante is dead for more
Tutoring comment
  • Your straight-laced "aunty" (sister on one's father or mother) will no doubt be "anti" (against) playing poker, no matter how small the "ante" (stake).
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