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ANTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ante mean? 

ANTE (noun)
  The noun ANTE has 1 sense:

1. (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

  Familiarity information: ANTE used as a noun is very rare.


ANTE (verb)
  The verb ANTE has 1 sense:

1. place one's stake

  Familiarity information: ANTE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTE (noun)


Sense 1ante [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("ante" is a kind of...):

bet; stake; stakes; wager (the money risked on a gamble)

Domain category:

poker; poker game (any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand)


ANTE (verb)


Sense 1ante [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Place one's stake

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "ante" is one way to...):

back; bet on; gage; game; punt; stake (place a bet on)

Domain category:

card game; cards (a game played with playing cards)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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