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Meaning of ant- by Wiktionary Dictionary

ant-


    Preposition

    ant-

    1. A variant form of anti- used before a vowel .
      antacid

    Derived terms

    • antacid
    • antaphrodisiac
    • Antarctic
    • antarthritic
    • antasthmatic

    See also

    • ant
    • anti-

    -ant

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/01/22 07:09 UTC Version )

    Etymology

    From Old French -ant, from Latin case ending .

    Suffix

    -ant

    1. ( now sciences, chiefly medicine ) The agent noun derived from verb.
    2. An adjective corresponding to a noun in -ance.
    3. ( rare ) An adjective derived from a verb.

    Usage notes

    Related terms

    • -ance

    Derived terms

    [+] English words suffixed with -ant

    Ant

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/08/28 05:06 UTC Version )

    Proper noun

    Ant

    1. A diminutive of the male given name Anthony .

    Anagrams

    • nat, Nat, Nat., NAT
    • NTA
    • tan, Tan, TAN

    an't

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/10/05 19:55 UTC Version )

    短縮形

    an't

    1. ( dialect ), ( archaic ) shortening of amn't, from am not
    2. ( dialect ), ( archaic ) respelling of aren't, from are not, in some non-rhotic dialects
    3. ( dialect ), ( archaic ) variant of isn't, from is not

    Usage notes

    In modern English, an't has been supplanted by aren't in the phrase "aren't I?", though in substandard usage it continues with a vowel change as ain't .

    Anagrams

    • nat, Nat, Nat., NAT
    • NTA
    • tan, Tan, TAN



Definition of ant- by GCIDE Dictionary

ant-


  1. Ant-. See Anti-, prefix.