Definition of "anti" [an•ti]

  • A person who is opposed to something, such as a group, policy, proposal, or practice. (noun)
  • Opposed: "Douglas MacArthur had a coterie of worshipers, balanced off by an equal number . . . who were vehemently anti” ( Joseph C. Harsch). (adjective)
  • Opposed to; against. (preposition)

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Use "anti" in a sentence
  • "MISCELLANEOUS WORDS. adobe _ado'ba_ algebra not _bra_ alien _alyen_, not _alien_ ameliorate _amelyorate_ antarctic _antarktik_ anti not _anti_ archangel _arkangel_ archbishop _arch_, not _ark_ arch fiend _arch_, not _ark_ architect _arkitect_ awkward _awkward_, not _ard_"
  • "You are entirely mistaken about both "Jewish propaganda," which is an insulting and racist term, not that I am surprised, and about the term anti-Semitism."
  • "The term anti-Semitism was invented by Wilhlem Marr (as Barbara said) to denote hatred of Jews and is used exactly as he, the inventor, intended, so how could it have been hijacked?"