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ante definition

  1. n.
    an amount of money that must be contributed before playing certain card games such as poker. (See also penny-ante.) : That's a pretty high ante. Forget it!
  2. n.
    the charge or cost. : What's the ante for a used 1985 four-door?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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