Complete Definition of "ante-"

English

Etymology
A L. preposition and prefix; akin to Gr. anti, Skr. anti, Goth. and-, anda- (only in comp.), AS. and-, ond-, (only in comp.: cf. Answer, Along, G. ant-, ent- (in comp.).

Prefix
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  1. Prior to in time.

#: antebellum

  1. In front of in space.

#: antechamber

Usage notes
Ante- should not to be confused with anti-.

Synonyms
(prior to in time): pre-
(in front of in space): fore-

Antonyms
(prior to in time): post-
(in front of in space): post-

Translations
trans-top|Prior to in time
Finnish: edeltävä
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|In front of in space
Finnish: etu-
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Derived terms

rel-top4|terms derived from ante-
antebellum
antechamber
antechapel
antechoir
rel-mid4
antedate
antediluvian
antemeridian<!--not the same as "ante meridiem"-->
rel-mid4
antemundane
antenatal
ante-Nicene
{rel-mid4}}
antenuptial
anteorbital
anteroom
rel-bottom

See also
ante
anti-

Category:English prefixes


Latin

Preposition
ante

  1. before

Spanish

Prefix
ante-

  1. before

Category:Spanish prefixes

de:ante-
ja:ante-
pt:ante-
sv:ante-
tr:ante-

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