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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 ?
My smashing of the window was the signal for the antis.
So they came into the room together, anti clustered round Grandfather's great chair.
Antis has deployed Six Sigma programs in more than 60 international corporations and, specifically, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) programs for more than twenty corporations.