Posted on

How to Pronounce Antes: Learn how to pronounce Antes in English correctly

Learn how to say Antes correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word ante:

a stake put up by a player in poker or brag before receiving cards:
the antes were at the $10,000-$20,000 level
verb (antes, anteing, anted)
[with object] (ante something up)
put up an amount as an ante in poker or brag and similar games.
North American informal pay an amount of money in advance:
he anted up $925,000 of his own money
[no object]:
the owners have to ante up if they want to attract the best talent

up (or raise) the ante

increase what is at stake or under discussion, especially in a conflict or dispute:
he decided to up the ante in the trade war

early 19th century: from Latin, literally ‘before’