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ante

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishantean‧te1 /ˈænti/ noun 🔊 🔊 up/raise the ante penny ante
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anteWhat they are now doing is compromising, in this half-baked manner, by raising the ante to 70.Creating an economic asset in the form of a parental dividend would obviously up the ante in these kinds of contentious issues.The group mind plays Pong so well that Carpenter decides to up the ante.Sometimes the parents upped the ante.And next year, the requests might double, with the whole dreary cycle restarting at an upped ante.
anteante2 verb (past tense and past participle anted or anteed, present participle anteing) 🔊 🔊 ante up (something)→ See Verb table
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anteFor the first time, women would ante up $ 1,000 to join a special group in the party.My friends would have to ante up their credit card again for another possible $ 35 charge.
ante-ante- /æntɪ/ prefix 🔊 BEFOREbeforeanti-, post-, pre- 🔊 antedate (=earlier than something) 🔊 antenatal (=before birth)
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ante-the antebellum Southto antedate
From Longman Business Dictionaryantean‧te /ˈænti/ noun raise/up the ante informal to make a situation more competitive, so that individuals or companies have more to gain or loseThe computer company’s lead may be short-lived as rivals raise the ante with faster machines.
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Verb table
ante
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyante
he, she, itantes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyantedanteed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave anted
he, she, ithas anted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad anted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ante
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have anted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam anteing
he, she, itis anteing
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you, we, theyare anteing
Past
I, he, she, itwas anteing
you, we, theywere anteing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been anteing
he, she, ithas been anteing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been anteing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be anteing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been anteing
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