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Webster 1913 Edition


Antes

An′tes

,
Noun.
pl.
Antæ. See
Anta
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Antes

AN'TES

,
Noun.
plu.
[L.] Pillars of large dimensions that support the front of a building.

Definition 2022


Antes

Antes

See also: antes and -antes

English

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Antes

  1. A medieval European tribal union who lived north of the lower Danube and the Black Sea (on the territory of modern Moldova and Ukraine) in the 6th and 7th century AD.

Derived terms

Translations

antes

antes

See also: Antes and -antes

English

Verb

antes

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of ante

Anagrams


French

Noun

antes f

  1. plural of ante

Galician

Adverb

antes

  1. before, prior to

Antonyms

Related terms

Noun

antes

  1. plural of ante

Ladino

Adverb

antes (Latin spelling)

  1. before

Latin

Etymology

Uncertain. Pokorny[1] suggests a derivation from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ent- (front, front side), like the cognate Latin ante (before; in front).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈan.tes/, [ˈan.tɛs]

Noun

antes m (genitive antium); third declension

  1. rows of vines, of plants or of soldiers
Inflection

Third declension.

Case Plural
nominative antēs
genitive antum
dative antibus
accusative antēs
ablative antibus
vocative antēs

References

  1. Pokorny, Julius (1959), “anti”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 48-49

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃n.t͡ʃis/, /ˈɐ̃n.t͡ʃiʃ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃.tɨʃ/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃n.tes/, /ˈɐ̃nt͡s/
  • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˈɐ̃n.tis/, /ˈɐ̃nt͡s/
  • Hyphenation: an‧tes

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese ante, from Latin ante (before), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enti.

Alternative forms

Adverb

antes (not comparable)

  1. before (at an earlier time)
  2. in the past; previously
  3. preferably
Synonyms
Antonyms
  • (before): depois
  • (in the past): futuramente
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Noun

antes m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. (historical) Antes (Slavic tribe from the lower Danube in the early Middle Ages)

Spanish

Etymology

From ante, from Latin ante.

Pronunciation

Adverb

antes

  1. before

Preposition

antes de

  1. before