- 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.
Origin: Middle English anent (with unhistoric -t) ; from Old English onemn, on efen, literally , on even (with), level (with)
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Origin: Middle English, from Old English onefn, near : on, on; see on + efn, even.