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an·ti

 (ăn′tī, -tē)
n. pl. an·tis
A person who is opposed to something, such as a group, policy, proposal, or practice.
adj.
Opposed: "Douglas MacArthur had a coterie of worshipers, balanced off by an equal number ... who were vehemently anti" (Joseph C. Harsch).
prep.
Opposed to; against.

[From anti-.]

anti

(ˈæntɪ)
adj
opposed to a party, policy, attitude, etc: he won't join because he is rather anti.
n
an opponent of a party, policy, etc

an•ti

(ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti)

n., pl. -tis.
a person who is opposed to a particular practice, party, policy, action, etc.
[1780–90; anti-]

anti-

a prefix meaning “against, opposed to, prejudicial to” ( anti-abortion; anti-Semitic; antislavery), “preventing, counteracting, or mitigating” ( anticoagulant; antifreeze), “destroying or disabling” ( antiaircraft; antipersonnel), “identical to in form or function, but lacking, opposite, or contrary in essential respects” ( anticlimax; antihero; antiparticle), “an antagonist or rival of” ( Antichrist; antipope), “situated opposite” ( Anti-Lebanon). Also, before a vowel,ant-.
[Middle English < Latin < Greek, prefixal use of antí; akin to and]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anti - a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.); "the antis smelled victory after a long battle"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.anti - not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)anti - not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)
pro - in favor of (an action or proposal etc.); "a pro vote"
Translations

anti

[ˈæntʀ]
A. PREP she is anti the whole ideaella está completamente en contra de la idea
B. ADJ he's rather antiestá más bien opuesto

anti

[ˈænti]
n
the antis → ceux qui sont contre
adj (= against) to be anti sth → être contre qch

anti

(inf)
adj predin Opposition (inf); are you in favour (Brit) or favor (US)? — no, I’m antibist du dafür? — nein, ich bin dagegen
prepgegen (+acc); anti everythinggrundsätzlich gegen alles

anti

in cpdsAnti-, anti-;
anti-abortion
adjAntiabtreibungs-; anti campaignAntiabtreibungskampagne f
anti-abortionist
nAbtreibungsgegner(in) m(f)
anti-ag(e)ing
adj anti creamCreme fgegen Hautalterung
anti-aircraft
adjFlugabwehr-; anti defence (Brit) or defense (US) → Luftverteidigung f; anti fireFlakfeuer nt; anti gunFlak (→ geschütz nt) f; anti missileFlugabwehrrakete f
anti-American
adjantiamerikanisch
antiballistic missile
nAntiraketenrakete f
antibiotic
nAntibiotikum nt
adjantibiotisch
antibody
nAntikörper m

anti

:
anticlerical
adjantiklerikal, kirchenfeindlich
anticlimactic
anticlimax
nEnttäuschung f; (no pl, Liter) → Antiklimax f
anticlockwise (esp Brit)
adjnach links; in an anti directionentgegen dem Uhrzeigersinn
advnach links, gegen den Uhrzeigersinn or die Uhrzeigerrichtung
anticoagulant
nAntikoagulans nt (spec)
adjantikoagulierend (spec), → blutgerinnungshemmend
anticonvulsant
nAntikonvulsivum nt
adjantikonvulsiv
anticorrosive
adjKorrosionsschutz-; anti paintKorrosionsschutzfarbe f

anti

:
anticyclical
adjantizyklisch; anti policy (Econ) → Konjunkturpolitik f; for anti reasonsaus konjunkturpolitischen Gründen
anticyclone
nAntizyklone f, → Hoch(druckgebiet) nt
anti-dandruff
adj shampoogegen Schuppen
antidazzle
adj (Brit) → blendfrei
antidepressant
adjantidepressiv
antidote
n (Med, fig) → Gegenmittel nt(against, to, for gegen)
antifemale
antifreeze
nFrostschutz (→ mittel nt) m

anti

:
antiglare
adj (US) → blendfrei
anti-globalist
nGlobalisierungsgegner(in) m(f)
anti-globalization
adjAntiglobalisierungs-; anti movementAnti-Globalisierungs-Bewegung f; anti protesterGlobalisierungsgegner(in) m(f)
antihero
nAntiheld m
antihistamine
nAntihistamin(ikum) nt
anti-inflammatory
nEntzündungshemmer m
adj drugentzündungshemmend
antiknock agent
nAntiklopfmittel nt
antilock
adjBlockierschutz-; anti brakesBlockierschutzbremsen pl; anti braking systemBlockierschutzbremssystem nt
antilog(arithm)
nAntilogarithmus m, → Numerus m
antimacassar
n(Sessel-/Sofa)schoner m
antimalarial
adjgegen Malaria
nMalariamittel nt
anti-marketeer
nEG-Gegner(in) m(f)
antimatter
nAntimaterie f
antimissile
adjRaketenabwehr-; anti systemRaketenabwehrsystem nt
antimist
adj anti cloth (Mot) → Antibeschlagtuch nt

anti

:
antinuclear
adj (= against nuclear energy)Anti-Atom(kraft)-; (= against nuclear weapons)Anti-Atomwaffen-; the anti lobby/protestersdie Atomkraftgegner pl, → die Atomwaffengegner pl
antinuclearist
nAtomkraftgegener(in) m(f), → Kernkraftgegner(in) m(f)
antioxidant
nAntioxidans nt; antisAntioxidantien pl

anti

:
antipersonnel
adjgegen Menschen gerichtet; anti bombSplitterbombe f; anti mineAntipersonenmine f
antiperspirant

anti

:
antiriot
adj anti policeBereitschaftspolizei f
anti-roll bar
n (Brit Aut) → Stabilisator m

anti

:
antirust
adjRostschutz-; anti paintRostschutzfarbe f
antiscorbutic
adjantiskorbutisch
anti-Semite
nAntisemit(in) m(f)
anti-Semitic
anti-Semitism
antiseptic
nAntiseptikum nt
adj (lit, fig)antiseptisch
antiskid
adjrutschsicher
antislavery
adj speech etcgegen die Sklaverei
antislip
adj floorrutschfest, rutschsicher
anti-smoking
adj groupAntiraucher-; anti campaignKampagne ntgegen das Rauchen
antisocial
adj person, behaviour etcunsozial; (Psych, Sociol) → asozial; to be in an anti moodnicht in Gesellschaftslaune sein; don’t be anti (= don’t be a spoilsport)sei kein Spielverderber; (= don’t be aloof etc)mach doch mit; may I smoke or would that be anti?darf ich rauchen oder stört das?; I work anti hoursich arbeite zu Zeiten, wo andere freihaben
antistatic
adjantistatisch
antitank
adjPanzerabwehr-; anti gunPanzerabwehrgeschütz nt; anti ditch/obstaclePanzersperre f
antitechnological
adjtechnologiefeindlich
antiterrorist
adj squad, measureszur Terrorismusbekämpfung
antitheft device

anti

:
antitoxin
nGegengift nt, → Antitoxin nt
antitrade (wind)
nAntipassat(wind) m
antitrust
adj (US) anti legislationKartellgesetzgebung f
anti-virus software
n (Comput) → Antivirensoftware f
antivivisectionism
nAblehnung fder Vivisektion
antivivisectionist
nGegner(in) m(f)der Vivisektion
adj his anti viewsseine ablehnende Haltung der Vivisektion gegenüber
anti-wrinkle
adjAntifalten-; anti creamAntifaltencreme f
References in classic literature ?
So they came into the room together, anti clustered round Grandfather's great chair.
My smashing of the window was the signal for the antis.