ante up
Ante An"te, v. t. & i. To put up (an ante). also {ante up}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ante up — (something) to give money or something of value. She refused to ante up the personal and financial information that she was asked to provide. Every member of the team anted up $50 to pay for equipment …   New idioms dictionary

  • ante up — index bet Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ante up — UK US ante up Phrasal Verb with ante({{}}/ˈænti/ verb US ► [I or T] to give money, often unwillingly: »It makes sense for shareholders to ante up more money and wait for an increase in cash flow. »To protect the pension system, will companies… …   Financial and business terms

  • ante up — vb to pay one s contribution, put one s money in the common pot. This expres sion, not to be confused with up the ante , comes from the preliminary stage in a poker game when one or all of the players must put a stake in the pot. By extension… …   Contemporary slang

  • ante up — PHRASAL VERB: no cont If you ante up an amount of money, you pay your share, sometimes unwillingly. [AM, INFORMAL] [V P n] Paul Reichmann offered to ante up $2 million …   English dictionary

  • ante-up — /ˈænti ʌp/ (say antee up) noun poker. {derived from phrasal verb ante up. See ante (def. 5) …   Australian English dictionary

  • ante up — {v.}, {informal} To produce the required amount of money in order to close a transaction; to pay what one owes. * / I guess I d better ante up if I want to stay an active member of the Association , Max said./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ante up — {v.}, {informal} To produce the required amount of money in order to close a transaction; to pay what one owes. * / I guess I d better ante up if I want to stay an active member of the Association , Max said./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ante\ up — v informal To produce the required amount of money in order to close a transaction; to pay what one owes. I guess I d better ante up if I want to stay an active member of the Association , Max said …   Словарь американских идиом

  • ante up — put some money in the center of the table    As the dealer shuffled the cards, he said, Ante up, boys …   English idioms

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