Definition of anti- in English:


Syllabification: anti-
(also ant-)


  • 1Opposed to; against: antiaircraft
  • 1.1Preventing or suppressing: antibacterial
  • 1.2Reversing or undoing: anticoagulant antigravity antipruritic
  • 1.3The opposite of: anticlimax
  • 1.4 Physics The opposite state of matter or of a specified particle: antimatter antiproton
  • 1.5Acting as a rival: antipope
  • 1.6Unlike the conventional form: antihero


representing Greek anti 'against'.

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