AN-TI [an-tahy, an-tee]
noun, plural -tis.
a person who is opposed to a particular practice, party, policy, action, etc.
- a particular system of religious worship, especially with reference to its rites and ceremonies.
- an instance of great veneration of a person, ideal, or thing, especially as manifested by a body of admirers
- the object of such devotion
- a group or sect bound together by veneration of the same thing, person, ideal, etc.
- a group having a sacred ideology and a set of rites centering around their sacred symbols.