ANT - Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
ATE - Simple past of eat.
EAT - To consume (something solid or semi-solid, usually food) by putting it into the mouth and swallowing it.
NET - A mesh of string, cord or rope.
TAN - A symbol of the trigonometric function tangent.
TEA - The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis.
TEN - A numerical value equal to 10; the number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Roman numerals as X, in Arabic numerals as 10, and in the hexadecimal system (base 16) as A.
NAN - Affectionate name for a grandmother.
NEAT - A bull or cow.
TENT - A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering persons from the weather.
ANTE - A price or cost, as in up the ante.
TENANT - One who pays a fee (rent) in return for the use of land, buildings, or other property owned by others.