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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ante-  \An"te-\  ([a^]n"t[-e]-). 
  A  Latin  preposition  and  prefix;  akin  to  Gr  'anti`,  Skr. 
  anti,  Goth.  and-,  anda-  (only  in  comp.),  AS  and-,  ond-, 
  (only  in  comp.:  cf  {Answer},  {Along}),  G.  ant-,  ent-  (in 
  comp.).  The  Latin  ante  is  generally  used  in  the  sense  of 
  before  in  regard  to  position,  order  or  time,  and  the  Gr 
  'anti`  in  that  of  opposite,  or  in  the  place  of 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ante  \An"te\,  n.  (Poker  Playing) 
  Each  player's  stake,  which  is  put  into  the  pool  before  (ante) 
  the  game  begins. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ante  \An"te\,  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  put  up  (an  ante). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ante 
  adj  1:  (prefix)  in  front  of  or  before  in  space;  "`ante'  is  a  prefix 
  in  the  word  `anteroom'" 
  2:  (prefix)  prior  to  or  before  in  time;  "`ante'  is  a  prefix  in 
  the  word  `antenatal'" 
  n  :  (in  poker)  the  initial  contribution  that  each  player  makes 
  to  the  pot 
  v  :  place  one's  stake,  in  a  poker  game 




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