- The definition of anent is about.
An example of anent is letting someone know which topic you're referencing in a letter; talking anent is talking about.
anent definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English anent (with unhistoric -t) ; from Old English onemn, on efen, literally , on even (with), level (with)
anent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old English onefn, near : on, on; see on + efn, even.