Definition of anti- in English:

anti-

(also ant-)

prefix

  • 1Opposed to; against:

    ‘anti-aircraft’
    1. 1.1 Preventing:
      ‘antibacterial’
    2. 1.2 Relieving:
      ‘antipruritic’
    3. 1.3 The opposite of:
      ‘anticlimax’
      dissenting, dissident, disagreeing, differing, discordant, contradicting, contrary, negative, anti-
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    4. 1.4 Acting as a rival:
      ‘antipope’
    5. 1.5 Unlike the conventional form:
      ‘anti-hero’
  • 2Physics
    The antiparticle of a specified particle:

    ‘antiproton’

Origin

From Greek anti against.

Pronunciation

anti-

/ˈanti/