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Definition of the verb ante up

What does ante up mean as a doing phrase?


  1. cancel or discharge a debt
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonyms of ante up: pay / pay up
    • more generic word: pay = discharge or settle
    • more specific terms: liquidate / pay off = eliminate by paying off

Alternative definition of the verb ante up


  1. To contribute one's share of a payment, or to pay what is due
  2. To pay a fee necessary to play a game, typically a card game


  1. "Ante Up" is a 1974 Italian comedy film directed by Paolo Nuzzi. It was entered into the 25th Berlin International Film Festival.
  2. "Ante Up" is a 2008 comedy film written by Jonathan Salemi and directed by Jonathan Salemi.


  1. "Ante Up" is a musical album of Blind Luck.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  2. "Ante Up" is a composition.

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Google previewCambridge Dictionary of American Idioms (2003)

by Paul Heacock

ante up sth to give ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

ante up vb to pay one's contribution, put one's money in the common pot.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

tr&intr(usu ante up) colloq, esp US to pay.

Google previewDictionary of the Slang-English of Australia and of Some Mixed Languages (1892)

by Karl August Lentzner

Ante up.

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

539, 1989 ante up verb to provide money for a project US,

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

WHATS Up-front money: 4 ANTE Up good: 4 TONO Upgrade: 4 REDO Upheaval: 5 THROE Upholstered piece: 4 SOFA Thickly - seat: 9 CLUBCHAIR Upholstery fabric: 5 FRISE TOILE flaw: 3 RIP Uplift: 4 BUOY 5 EDIFY RAISE Uplifting ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

ante up Pay what is due, contribute; by extension, do one's share. For example, The trustees were asked to ante up $10,000 eachfor the new scholarship, or Tired ofwatching Ioe sit around while they cleaned up, the roommates told ...

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