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Webster 1913 Edition


Anti

An′ti

.
[Gr.
ἀντί
against. See
Ante
.]
A prefix meaning against, opposite or opposed to, contrary, or in place of; – used in composition in many English words. It is often shortened to ant-;
as,
ant
acid,
ant
arctic
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Anti

AN'TI

,
Noun.
[Gr. See Ante.] A preposition signifying against, opposite, contrary, or in place of; used in many English words.

Definition 2022


Anti

Anti

See also: anti and anti-

Estonian

Proper noun

Anti

  1. A male given name.

anti

anti

See also: Anti and anti-

English

Adjective

anti (comparative more anti, superlative most anti)

  1. (chemistry) That has a torsion angle between 90° and 180°

Coordinate terms

  • (chemistry): syn

Translations

Noun

anti (plural antis)

  1. A person opposed to a concept or principle.

Antonyms

Translations

Preposition

anti

  1. (rare) Alternative form of anti-

See also

Anagrams


Finnish

Etymology

From the root of antaa. Cognate with Estonian and.

Noun

anti

  1. (finance) offering, issue (of shares, bonds etc).
  2. the achieved outcome or result (of a meeting etc.)

Declension

Inflection of anti (Kotus type 5/risti, nt-nn gradation)
nominative anti annit
genitive annin antien
partitive antia anteja
illative antiin anteihin
singular plural
nominative anti annit
accusative nom. anti annit
gen. annin
genitive annin antien
partitive antia anteja
inessive annissa anneissa
elative annista anneista
illative antiin anteihin
adessive annilla anneilla
ablative annilta anneilta
allative annille anneille
essive antina anteina
translative anniksi anneiksi
instructive annein
abessive annitta anneitta
comitative anteineen

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Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈan.ti/, [ˈän̪t̪i]
  • Hyphenation: àn‧ti

Adverb

anti (obsolete)

  1. Alternative form of ante (all senses)
    • 13th century, Guido Guinizelli, Al cor gentil rempaira sempre amore (Gianfranco Contini, Poeti del Duecento, Riccardo Ricciardi (1960), vol. 2, p.461):
      [...] né fe’ amor anti che gentil core ¶ né gentil core anti ch’amor, natura: [...]
      [...] neither before the gentle heart was Love ¶ nor Love ere gentle heart by Nature made: [...]
    • 1282, Restoro d'Arezzo, La composizione del mondo colle sue cascioni, Accademia della Crusca (1976), p. 174:
      [...] sapemo bene che l'acqua non se stregne e ghiacia e·lloco caldo, anti se ghiacia e·lloco là o' non pò lo sole, molto fredissimo [...]
      [...] we know well that water does not contract and freeze in a hot place, rather it freezes in a very cold place, where the Sun cannot [reach] [...]

Portuguese

Adjective

anti (invariable, comparable)

  1. (chemistry) anti (that has a torsion angle between 90° and 180°)

Quechua

Adjective

anti

  1. eastern

Noun

anti

  1. east

Declension

Synonyms

  • intichay

Coordinate terms


Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English aunty, auntie.

Noun

anti

  1. paternal aunt; one's father's sister

Spanish

Adjective

anti m, f (plural antis)

  1. anti-, opposing