Ante

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Ante

[Latin, Before.] A reference to a previous portion of a report or textbook.

Ante is synonymous with supra.

See: award, bet, parlay, stake
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Young raised the ante in the build-up to the game insisting his side would have plenty of fire in their bellies and redeem themselves after last week'shock Welsh derby loss.
Ulster were disappointed to lose in Edinburgh last weekend and McLaughlin has raised the ante ahead of Leinster's visit.
The Mercom Brummies raised the ante on their play-off bid by repeating the scoreline of their recent win at Redcar, with only a late rally from the Bears trimming a 16-point deficit down to an 11-point defeat.
But Martyn Davies immediately pulled back a penalty and although Jones had the first say after the break, Cov raised the ante and Toby Handley darted through a cleverly-created gap to go over and peg the score back to 21-16 after 48 minutes.
First, DreamWorks raised the ante in the studios' toon rivalry by scheduling two of its major animated pics, "Shrek 2" and "Sharkslayer," on mid-June and pre-Thanksgiving weekends, respectively, in 2004.
As the price rose he frequently consulted colleague Danny Chambers, and each time the spotter turned back to Veitch who promptly raised the ante.
Arnold Palmer raised the ante when his patented charges and his Arnie's Army of faithful followers sparked increased national interest with the emergence of televised golf in the mid-1950s.
In 1995, Tosco raised the ante by acquiring the convenience store chain Circle K.
But Honda, with their motorbike and motorsport experience, have raised the ante.