see also: Ant, ANT
  • (GA, RP) enPR: ănt, IPA: /ænt/
  • (New Zealand) enPR: ănt, IPA: /ɛnt/
  • (RP, obsolete) enPR: änt, IPA: /ɑːnt/
  • (ae-tensing) IPA: [ɛənt], [eənt]

ant (plural ants)

  1. Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
  2. (Internet) A Web spider.
Synonyms Translations Verb

ant (ants, present participle anting; past and past participle anted)

  1. (ornithology) To rub insects, especially ant#Noun|ants, on one's body, perhaps to control parasites or clean feathers.

Proper noun
  1. A male given name.
  2. The 27th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.

Proper noun
  1. Initialism of Afghanistan National Television
  2. Initialism of 1 aids to 1 navigation 1 team, as used in the United States Coast Guard.

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