What does the word anti mean?

  • A prefix signifying against, opposing, or, in relation to symptoms and diseases, curative.

  • As a prefix, in composition, generally means 'opposition.'

Usage examples for anti

  1. We then put the anti- freeze on the stove and melted it as we had left it outside all night and it was frozen. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. Anti- retroviral drugs can extend life for many years. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various

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