Ante

(redirected from raising the ante)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Ante

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

Ante is synonymous with supra.

See: award, bet, parlay, stake
References in periodicals archive ?
side's penchant for raising the ante at the Start talks every time the Russians make an offer.
The increasingly mobile workforce is raising the ante on enterprise systems security.
But India, which is being provided with all sorts of equipment and technologies by the United States, is losing no opportunity of raising the ante.
By now it is obvious that the President reacts to challenges by raising the ante when confronted by a problem.
Ghana discovered oil and gas in commercial quantities in 2007, raising the ante for an economy already boosted by stable democratic governance, a vibrant private sector and an endless repertoire of successful investment stories.
Mediaset Espana-owned Telecinco Cinema is raising the ante at San Sebastian this year, launching Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible," with Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, and Sergio Castellitto's war drama "Twice Born," starring Penelope Cruz.