anti

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See also: Anti, anti-, and antî-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Conversion of the prefix anti- to an adjective.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

anti (comparative more anti, superlative most anti)

  1. Opposed to something.
  2. (chemistry) That has a torsion angle between 90° and 180°

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (chemistry): syn

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Noun[edit]

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anti (plural antis)

  1. A person opposed to a concept or principle.
    Synonyms: opponent, opposer
    • 2002, Thomas Jablonsky, “Female Opposition: The Anti-Suffrage Campaign”, in Jean H. Baker, editor, Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited (Viewpoints on American culture), Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 121:
      On one occasion, franchise supporters accused antis of dumping lemons, wet sponges, rolls of ticker tape, bags of water, and garbage pails on innocent suffrage supporters parading outside the anti-suffrage offices.
    • 2012, H. Paul Thompson, Jr., A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865–1887 (page 222)
      Antis jumped on this announcement, calling it vote buying and indicative of the hypocrisy of prohibitionists who talked incessantly in the first election about the immorality of the antis' vote-buying efforts.
  2. (fandom slang, often derogatory) A fan who objects to a particular creator, franchise, fandom, character, ship, etc., especially on moral or sociopolitical grounds.
    • 2018, Sarah Leiser, "Throne of Fans: Examining the Roles of Feminism, Platform, and Community in an Online Fandom", thesis submitted to the University of Denver, page 94:
      While I did not directly analyze how the antis define feminism, it appears that they believe Sarah J Maas as an author is a white feminist and therefore unable to write anything feminist.
    • 2019, Emily E. Roach, "Supernatural: Wincest and Dean Winchester's Bisexual Panic", in "From Canon to Politics: Queerbaiting and The CW's Supergirl", in Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans Through Homoerotic Possibilities (ed. Joseph Brennan), page 89:
      Other fans or viewers are thus not coded as fans but instead positioned as either homophobic, angry "antis" (even if they ship Johnlock or other queer ships) or as the outsider "casuals" who aren't dedicated or smart or invested enough to properly interpret Sherlock.
    • 2021, Rebecca Williams, A Fan Studies Primer: Method, Research, Ethics, page 72:
      The VLD fandom especially has cultivated a definition of antis as ones against a moral or societal ill (e.g., pedophilia, incest).
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:anti.

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Preposition[edit]

anti

  1. (rare) Alternative form of anti-
    • 2000, Bill Oddie, Gripping Yarns, page 21:
      I do not consider myself either a twitcher or an expert. Neither am I anti twitching.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of antaa. Cognate with Estonian and.

Noun[edit]

anti

  1. (finance) offering, issue (of shares, bonds etc).
  2. the achieved outcome or result (of a meeting etc.)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of anti (Kotus type 5*J/risti, nt-nn gradation)
nominative anti annit
genitive annin antien
partitive antia anteja
illative antiin anteihin
singular plural
nominative anti annit
accusative nom. anti annit
gen. annin
genitive annin antien
partitive antia anteja
inessive annissa anneissa
elative annista anneista
illative antiin anteihin
adessive annilla anneilla
ablative annilta anneilta
allative annille anneille
essive antina anteina
translative anniksi anneiksi
instructive annein
abessive annitta anneitta
comitative anteineen
Possessive forms of anti (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person antini antimme
2nd person antisi antinne
3rd person antinsa

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Garo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

anti (A·chik)

  1. week
  2. market

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈan.ti/
  • Rhymes: -anti
  • Hyphenation: àn‧ti

Adverb[edit]

anti (obsolete)

  1. Alternative form of ante (all senses)
    • 13th century, Guido Guinizelli, Al cor gentil rempaira sempre amore (Gianfranco Contini, Poeti del Duecento, Riccardo Ricciardi (1960), vol. 2, p.461):
      [...] né fe’ amor anti che gentil core ¶ né gentil core anti ch’amor, natura: [...]
      [...] neither before the gentle heart was Love ¶ nor Love ere gentle heart by Nature made: [...]
    • 1282, Restoro d'Arezzo, La composizione del mondo colle sue cascioni, Accademia della Crusca (1976), p. 174:
      [...] sapemo bene che l'acqua non se stregne e ghiacia e·lloco caldo, anti se ghiacia e·lloco là o' non pò lo sole, molto fredissimo [...]
      [...] we know well that water does not contract and freeze in a hot place, rather it freezes in a very cold place, where the Sun cannot [reach] [...]

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

anti

  1. and

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer, Second Edition

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

anti (invariable, comparable)

  1. (chemistry) anti (that has a torsion angle between 90° and 180°)

Quechua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

anti

  1. eastern

Noun[edit]

anti

  1. east

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From anti-.

Adjective[edit]

anti (invariable)

  1. anti-, opposing

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English auntie.

Noun[edit]

anti

  1. aunt (polite term for any woman a generation older than oneself)

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English aunty, auntie.

Noun[edit]

anti

  1. paternal aunt; one's father's sister

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English auntie.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /à.ŋ̀.tí/

Noun[edit]

àǹtí

  1. auntie, a term of familiarity or respect for a middle-aged or elderly woman.