adverb \ˈa-nə\

Definition of ANA

:  of each an equal quantity

Origin of ANA

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek, at the rate of, literally, up
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ANA


noun \ˈa-nə, ˈä-, ˈā-\
plural ana or anas

Definition of ANA

:  a collection of the memorable sayings of a person
:  a collection of anecdotes or interesting information about a person or a place

Origin of ANA

First Known Use: circa 1751

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody



Definition of ANA

American Nurses Association

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic
Medical Dictionary


adverb \ˈan-ə\

Medical Definition of ANA

:  of each an equal quantity—used in writing prescriptions


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