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Synonyms for ante

up the ante

Synonyms for ante

something risked on an uncertain outcome

Words related to ante

(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot

place one's stake

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But then Bees raised the ante to trade 5-1s in heats 10, 11 and 12, and then hit the ragged Robins with two more maximums in heats 14 and 15.
He raised the ante significantly on last year, when he spent a total of $500,000 on one horse - although that turned out to be Ruler's Court, ranked at the top of Godolphin's 2003 two-year-old roster.
I didn't want to take the job, and the more I said no, the more Ross Hunter raised the ante so I couldn't say no.
What was surprising was that Toyota matched or raised the ante in virtually every area.
has raised the ante on bonus products with its new XTra Credit Six variable annuity, which pays a 7% bonus on premium deposits above $75,000.
BACnet[TM] raised the ante by including higher-level building automation functions like scheduling, alarming, and trending.
While Los Angeles and its Catholic Bible Institute have added a measure of academic scholarship and created a certificate program for Bible study leaders, the Archdiocese of Denver has raised the ante with an even more strenuous academic program with the Denver Catholic Bible School.
As one of the guiding lights in this quiet revolution, Audi have once again raised the ante by introducing two more powerful units to the ranks.
In 2000, he raised the ante by proposing a tax credit of up to $3,000 for individuals with long-term care needs or family members who care for them.