Definition of anti- in English:


(also ant-)


  • 1Opposed to; against: anti-aircraft
  • 1.1Preventing: antibacterial
  • 1.2Relieving: antipruritic
  • 1.3The opposite of: anticlimax
  • 1.4Acting as a rival: antipope
  • 1.5Unlike the conventional form: anti-hero
  • 2 Physics The antiparticle of a specified particle: antiproton


from Greek anti 'against'.

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