/an"tee/, n., v., anted or anteed, anteing.
1. Poker. a fixed but arbitrary stake put into the pot by each player before the deal.
2. an amount of money paid in advance to insure an individual's share in a joint business venture.
3. Informal. an individual's share of the total expenses incurred by a group.
4. Informal. the price or cost of something.
5. Poker. to put (one's initial stake) into the pot.
6. to produce or pay (one's share) (usually fol. by up): He anted up his half of the bill.
7. Poker. to put one's initial stake into the pot.
8. Informal. to pay (usually fol. by up).
[1830-40, Amer.; independent use of ANTE-]

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