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anti

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noun an·ti \ˈan-ˌtī, ˈan-tē\

Definition of anti

plural antis

  1. :  one that is opposed



Origin of anti

anti-


First Known Use: 1788

Rhymes with anti

aby, agley, air-dry, Alai, ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, aye-aye, Bacchae, Baha'i, banzai, barfly, bee fly, Belgae, belie, bigeye, big lie, black eye, blackfly, black tie, blow-dry, blowby, blowfly, blue-sky, Bo Hai, bone-dry, bonsai, botfly, Brunei, buckeye, bugeye, bye-bye, canaille, catchfly, cat's-eye, Chennai, chess pie, Chiang Mai, cockeye, cockshy, come by, comply, cow pie, crane fly, cross-eye, deadeye, decry, deep-fry, deep-sky, deerfly, defy, Delphi, deny, descry, do by, dong quai, drip-dry, drop by, dry eye, dry fly, elhi, Eli, espy, face fly, firefly, fish-eye, flesh fly, flyby, fly high, forby, freeze-dry, frogeye, fruit fly, gadfly, gallfly, get by, GI, glass eye, go by, good-bye, greenfly, grisaille, gun-shy, Haggai, Hawkeye, heel fly, hereby, hi-fi, hog-tie, horn fly, horsefly, housefly, imply, jai alai, July, Karzai, Kasai, knee-high, lanai, Lanai, lay-by, lay by, Lehigh, let fly, Levi, lie by, magpie, mai tai, mao-tai, Masai, mayfly, medfly, mind's eye, Moirai, mooneye, Mumbai, my eye, nearby, necktie, nilgai, nisi, outbye, outcry, oxeye, pad thai, Panay, panfry, Parcae, piece-dye, pigsty, pinkeye, Po Hai, pop eye, pop fly, potpie, put by, Qinghai, quasi, rabbi, red-eye, rely, reply, rib eye, ride high, rocaille, rough-dry, run dry, Sakai, sand fly, sci-fi, screw eye, semi, Sendai, serai, set by, shanghai, Shanghai, sheep's eye, shoofly, shut-eye, Sinai, sky-high, small-fry, stand by, standby, stir-fry, string tie, supply, swear by, terai, test-fly, thereby, tie-dye, titi, tongue-tie, Transkei, twist tie, two-ply, untie, vat dye, Versailles, walleye, well-nigh, whereby, whitefly, wild rye, wise guy


2

anti

adjective an·ti

Definition of anti

  1. :  opposed



1857

First Known Use of anti

1857


3

anti

preposition an·ti

Simple Definition of anti

  • : opposed to (something or someone)

Full Definition of anti

  1. :  opposed to :  against

Examples of anti

  1. <if you ask me, she's anti anything that sounds like the least bit of fun>



1953

First Known Use of anti

1953


anti-

prefix an·ti \ˌan-ˌtī, ˌan-tē also ˌan-ti before consonsants\

Simple Definition of anti-

  • : opposite to something

  • : against someone or something

  • : acting to prevent something

Full Definition of anti-

  1. 1 a :  of the same kind but situated opposite, exerting energy in the opposite direction, or pursuing an opposite policy <anticlinal> b :  one that is opposite in kind to <anticlimax>

  2. 2 a :  opposing or hostile to in opinion, sympathy, or practice <anti-Semite> b :  opposing in effect or activity <antacid>

  3. 3 :  serving to prevent, cure, or alleviate <antianxiety>

  4. 4 :  combating or defending against <antiaircraft> <antimissile>

  1. an·ti·ac·a·dem·ic

  2. an·ti·ac·ne

  3. an·ti·ad·min·is·tra·tion

  4. an·ti·ag·gres·sion

  5. an·ti·ag·ing

  6. an·ti–AIDS

  7. an·ti·al·co·hol

  8. an·ti·al·co·hol·ism

  9. an·ti·alien

  10. an·ti·al·ler·gen·ic

  11. an·ti·al·ler·gy

  12. an·ti·ane·mia

  13. an·ti·apart·heid

  14. an·ti·aph·ro·di·si·ac

  15. an·ti–Ar·ab

  16. an·ti·aris·to·crat·ic

  17. an·ti·ar·mor

  18. an·ti·ar·thrit·ic

  19. an·ti·ar·thri·tis

  20. an·ti–Asian

  21. an·ti·as·sim·i·la·tion

  22. an·ti·asth·ma

  23. an·ti·au·thor·i·tar·i·an

  24. an·ti·au·thor·i·tar·i·an·ism

  25. an·ti·au·thor·i·ty

  26. an·ti·aux·in

  27. an·ti·back·lash

  28. an·ti·bac·te·ri·al

  29. an·ti·bi·as

  30. an·ti·bill·board

  31. an·ti–Bol·she·vik

  32. an·ti·boss

  33. an·ti·bour·geois

  34. an·ti·boy·cott

  35. an·ti–Brit·ish

  36. an·ti·bug

  37. an·ti·bu·reau·crat·ic

  38. an·ti·bur·glar

  39. an·ti·bur·glary

  40. an·ti·cak·ing

  41. an·ti·cap·i·tal·ism

  42. an·ti·cap·i·tal·ist

  43. an·ti·car·cin·o·gen

  44. an·ti·car·ci·no·gen·ic

  45. an·ti·car·ies

  46. an·ti–Cath·o·lic

  47. an·ti–Ca·thol·i·cism

  48. an·ti·cel·lu·lite

  49. an·ti·cen·sor·ship

  50. an·ti·cho·les·ter·ol

  51. an·ti–Chris·tian

  52. an·ti–Chris·tian·i·ty

  53. an·ti·church

  54. an·ti·cig·a·rette

  55. an·ti·city

  56. an·ti·clas·si·cal

  57. an·ti·cling

  58. an·ti·clot·ting

  59. an·ti·cold

  60. an·ti·col·li·sion

  61. an·ti·co·lo·nial

  62. an·ti·co·lo·nial·ism

  63. an·ti·co·lo·nial·ist

  64. an·ti·com·mer·cial

  65. an·ti·com·mer·cial·ism

  66. an·ti·com·mu·nism

  67. an·ti·com·mu·nist

  68. an·ti·con·glom·er·ate

  69. an·ti·con·ser·va·tion

  70. an·ti·con·ser·va·tion·ist

  71. an·ti·con·sum·er

  72. an·ti·con·ven·tion·al

  73. an·ti·cor·po·rate

  74. an·ti·cor·ro·sion

  75. an·ti·cor·ro·sive

  76. an·ti·cor·rup·tion

  77. an·ti·coun·ter·feit·ing

  78. an·ti·crack

  79. an·ti·cre·ative

  80. an·ti·crime

  81. an·ti·cru·el·ty

  82. an·ti·cult

  83. an·ti·cul·tur·al

  84. an·ti·dan·druff

  85. an·ti–Dar·win·i·an

  86. an·ti–Dar·win·ism

  87. an·ti·def·a·ma·tion

  88. an·ti·de·pres·sion

  89. an·ti·de·seg·re·ga·tion

  90. an·ti·de·sert·i·fi·ca·tion

  91. an·ti·des·ic·cant

  92. an·ti·de·vel·op·ment

  93. an·ti·di·a·bet·ic

  94. an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

  95. an·ti·di·lu·tion

  96. an·ti·dis·crim·i·na·tion

  97. an·ti·dog·mat·ic

  98. an·ti·draft

  99. an·ti·eco·nom·ic

  100. an·ti·ed·u·ca·tion·al

  101. an·ti·egal·i·tar·i·an

  102. an·ti·elite

  103. an·ti·elit·ism

  104. an·ti·elit·ist

  105. an·ti·emet·ic

  106. an·ti–En·glish

  107. an·ti·en·tro·pic

  108. an·ti·en·vi·ron·men·tal

  109. an·ti·ep·i·lep·sy

  110. an·ti·ep·i·lep·tic

  111. an·ti·erot·ic

  112. an·ti·es·sen·tial·ist

  113. an·ti·es·tab·lish·ment

  114. an·ti·es·tro·gen

  115. an·ti·evo·lu·tion

  116. an·ti·evo·lu·tion·ary

  117. an·ti·evo·lu·tion·ism

  118. an·ti·evo·lu·tion·ist

  119. an·ti·fam·i·ly

  120. an·ti·fas·cism

  121. an·ti·fas·cist

  122. an·ti·fash·ion

  123. an·ti·fash·ion·able

  124. an·ti·fa·tigue

  125. an·ti·fe·male

  126. an·ti·fem·i·nine

  127. an·ti·fem·i·nism

  128. an·ti·fem·i·nist

  129. an·ti·fil·i·bus·ter

  130. an·ti·flu

  131. an·ti·foam

  132. an·ti·foam·ing

  133. an·ti·fog·ging

  134. an·ti·for·eign

  135. an·ti·for·eign·er

  136. an·ti·for·mal·ist

  137. an·ti·fraud

  138. an·ti–French

  139. an·ti·fric·tion

  140. an·ti·fur

  141. an·ti·gam·bling

  142. an·ti·gang

  143. an·ti·gay

  144. an·ti–Ger·man

  145. an·ti·glare

  146. an·ti·glob·al·iza·tion

  147. an·ti·gov·ern·ment

  148. an·ti·growth

  149. an·ti·guer·ril·la

  150. an·ti·gun

  151. an·ti·ha·rass·ment

  152. an·ti·her·pes

  153. an·ti·hi·er·ar·chi·cal

  154. an·ti·hi·jack·ing

  155. an·ti·his·tor·i·cal

  156. an·ti–HIV

  157. an·ti·ho·mo·sex·u·al

  158. an·ti·hu·man·ism

  159. an·ti·hu·man·ist

  160. an·ti·hu·man·is·tic

  161. an·ti·hu·man·i·tar·i·an

  162. an·ti·hun·ger

  163. an·ti·hunt·er

  164. an·ti·hunt·ing

  165. an·ti·hys·ter·ic

  166. an·ti–ic·ing

  167. an·ti–ideo·log·i·cal

  168. an·ti–im·mi·grant

  169. an·ti–im·mi·gra·tion

  170. an·ti–im·pe·ri·al·ism

  171. an·ti–im·pe·ri·al·ist

  172. an·ti–in·cum·bent

  173. an·ti–in·fec·tive

  174. an·ti–in·flam·ma·tion

  175. an·ti–in·fla·tion

  176. an·ti–in·fla·tion·ary

  177. an·ti–in·sti·tu·tion·al

  178. an·ti–in·te·gra·tion

  179. an·ti–in·tru·sion

  180. an·ti–Irish

  181. an·ti–Ital·ian

  182. an·ti·jam

  183. an·ti·jam·ming

  184. an·ti–Jap·a·nese

  185. an·ti–Jew·ish

  186. an·ti–Ju·da·ism

  187. an·ti·kick·back

  188. an·ti·knock

  189. an·ti·la·bor

  190. an·ti·leak

  191. an·ti·lep·ro·sy

  192. an·ti·lib·er·al

  193. an·ti·lib·er·al·ism

  194. an·ti·lib·er·tar·i·an

  195. an·ti·lit·er·ary

  196. an·ti·lit·er·ate

  197. an·ti·lit·ter

  198. an·ti·lit·ter·ing

  199. an·ti·log·i·cal

  200. an·ti·lynch·ing

  201. an·ti·ma·cho

  202. an·ti·ma·lar·ia

  203. an·ti·male

  204. an·ti·man

  205. an·ti·man·age·ment

  206. an·ti·mar·i·jua·na

  207. an·ti·mar·ket

  208. an·ti·ma·te·ri·al·ism

  209. an·ti·ma·te·ri·al·ist

  210. an·ti·mech·a·nist

  211. an·ti·merg·er

  212. an·ti·met·a·bol·ic

  213. an·ti·meta·phys·i·cal

  214. an·ti·mil·i·ta·rism

  215. an·ti·mil·i·ta·rist

  216. an·ti·mil·i·ta·ris·tic

  217. an·ti·mil·i·tary

  218. an·ti·mine

  219. an·ti·mis·ce·ge·na·tion

  220. an·ti·mis·sile

  221. an·ti·mod·ern

  222. an·ti·mod·ern·ism

  223. an·ti·mod·ern·ist

  224. an·ti·mo·nar·chi·cal

  225. an·ti·mon·ar·chist

  226. an·ti·mo·nop·o·list

  227. an·ti·mo·nop·o·ly

  228. an·ti·mos·qui·to

  229. an·ti·mu·si·cal

  230. an·ti·nar·cot·ics

  231. an·ti·nar·ra·tive

  232. an·ti·na·tion·al

  233. an·ti·na·tion·al·ist

  234. an·ti·nat·u·ral

  235. an·ti·na·ture

  236. an·ti·nau·sea

  237. an·ti–Na·zi

  238. an·ti–Ne·gro

  239. an·ti·nep·o·tism

  240. an·ti·noise

  241. an·ti·obe·si·ty

  242. an·ti·ob·scen·i·ty

  243. an·ti·or·ga·ni·za·tion

  244. an·ti·pa·pal

  245. an·ti·par·a·sit·ic

  246. an·ti·par·ty

  247. an·ti·pes·ti·cide

  248. an·ti·pi·ra·cy

  249. an·ti·plague

  250. an·ti·plaque

  251. an·ti·plate·let

  252. an·ti·plea·sure

  253. an·ti·poach·ing

  254. an·ti·po·lice

  255. an·ti·po·lit·i·cal

  256. an·ti·pol·i·tics

  257. an·ti·pop·u·lar

  258. an·ti·porn

  259. an·ti·por·no·graph·ic

  260. an·ti·por·nog·ra·phy

  261. an·ti·pot

  262. an·ti·pov·er·ty

  263. an·ti·pred·a·tor

  264. an·ti·press

  265. an·ti·prof·i·teer·ing

  266. an·ti·pro·gres·sive

  267. an·ti·pros·ti·tu·tion

  268. an·ti·pru·rit·ic

  269. an·ti·ra·bies

  270. an·ti·ra·chit·ic

  271. an·ti·rac·ism

  272. an·ti·rac·ist

  273. an·ti·rack·e·teer·ing

  274. an·ti·ra·dar

  275. an·ti·rad·i·cal

  276. an·ti·rad·i·cal·ism

  277. an·ti·rape

  278. an·ti·ra·tio·nal

  279. an·ti·ra·tio·nal·ism

  280. an·ti·ra·tio·nal·ist

  281. an·ti·ra·tio·nal·i·ty

  282. an·ti·re·al·ism

  283. an·ti·re·al·ist

  284. an·ti·re·ces·sion

  285. an·ti·re·ces·sion·ary

  286. an·ti·red

  287. an·ti·re·duc·tion·ism

  288. an·ti·re·duc·tion·ist

  289. an·ti·re·flec·tion

  290. an·ti·re·flec·tive

  291. an·ti·re·form

  292. an·ti·reg·u·la·to·ry

  293. an·ti·re·li·gion

  294. an·ti·re·li·gious

  295. an·ti·re·pub·li·can

  296. an·ti·rev·o·lu·tion·ary

  297. an·ti·ri·ot

  298. an·ti·rit·u·al·ism

  299. an·ti·rock

  300. an·ti·roll

  301. an·ti·ro·man·tic

  302. an·ti·ro·man·ti·cism

  303. an·ti·roy·al·ist

  304. an·ti–Rus·sian

  305. an·ti·rust

  306. an·ti·sat·el·lite

  307. an·ti·schizo·phre·nia

  308. an·ti·schiz·o·phren·ic

  309. an·ti·sci·ence

  310. an·ti·sci·en·tif·ic

  311. an·ti·se·cre·cy

  312. an·ti·seg·re·ga·tion

  313. an·ti·sei·zure

  314. an·ti·sen·ti·men·tal

  315. an·ti·sep·a·rat·ist

  316. an·ti·sex

  317. an·ti·sex·ist

  318. an·ti·sex·u·al

  319. an·ti·sex·u·al·i·ty

  320. an·ti·shark

  321. an·ti·ship

  322. an·ti·shock

  323. an·ti·shop·lift·ing

  324. an·ti·skid

  325. an·ti·slav·ery

  326. an·ti·sleep

  327. an·ti·slip

  328. an·ti·smog

  329. an·ti·smoke

  330. an·ti·smok·er

  331. an·ti·smok·ing

  332. an·ti·smug·gling

  333. an·ti·smut

  334. an·ti·snob

  335. an·ti·so·cial·ist

  336. an·ti·sod·omy

  337. an·ti–So·vi·et

  338. an·ti–So·vi·et·ism

  339. an·ti·spam

  340. an·ti·spec·u·la·tion

  341. an·ti·spec·u·la·tive

  342. an·ti·spend·ing

  343. an·ti–Sta·lin·ist

  344. an·ti·state

  345. an·ti·stat·ist

  346. an·ti·stick

  347. an·ti·stress

  348. an·ti·strike

  349. an·ti·stu·dent

  350. an·ti·sub·ma·rine

  351. an·ti·sub·si·dy

  352. an·ti·sub·ver·sion

  353. an·ti·sub·ver·sive

  354. an·ti·sui·cide

  355. an·ti·syph·i·lit·ic

  356. an·ti·take·over

  357. an·ti·tank

  358. an·ti·tar·nish

  359. an·ti·tax

  360. an·ti·tech·no·log·i·cal

  361. an·ti·tech·nol·o·gy

  362. an·ti·ter·ror·ism

  363. an·ti·ter·ror·ist

  364. an·ti·theft

  365. an·ti·the·o·ret·i·cal

  366. an·ti·to·bac·co

  367. an·ti·to·tal·i·tar·i·an

  368. an·ti·tra·di·tion·al

  369. an·ti·tu·ber·cu·lar

  370. an·ti·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

  371. an·ti·tu·ber·cu·lous

  372. an·ti·tu·mor

  373. an·ti·tu·mor·al

  374. an·ti·ty·phoid

  375. an·ti·ul·cer

  376. an·ti·un·em·ploy·ment

  377. an·ti·union

  378. an·ti·uni·ver·si·ty

  379. an·ti·ur·ban

  380. an·ti·vi·o·lence

  381. an·ti·vi·ral

  382. an·ti·vi·rus

  383. an·ti·vivi·sec·tion

  384. an·ti·vivi·sec·tion·ist

  385. an·ti·war

  386. an·ti·wear

  387. an·ti·wel·fare

  388. an·ti–West

  389. an·ti–West·ern

  390. an·ti·whal·ing

  391. an·ti·wom·an

  392. an·ti·wrin·kle

  393. an·ti–Zi·on·ism

  394. an·ti–Zi·on·ist

Variants of anti-

or ant- or anth-

Origin of anti-

anti- from Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin, against, from Greek, from anti; ant- from Middle English, from Latin, against, from Greek, from anti; anth- from Latin, against, from Greek, from anti — more at ante-



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