See also ante-

PronunciationEdit

HomophonesEdit

NounEdit

Singular
ante

Plural
antes

  1. An ante is something you agree to risk before you know what will happen.
    The dealer asked the gamblers, "What's the ante."
    I seemed to have upped the ante on wiktionary when said I knew how to write IPA symbols.

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PrepositionEdit

Preposition
ante

  1. before

VerbEdit

Plain form
ante

Third-person singular
antes

Past tense
anted

Past participle
anted

Present participle
anteing

  1. To pay the ante in poker.
  2. To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.

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