antonym

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an·to·nym

 (ăn′tə-nĭm′)
n.
A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word: The word "wet" is an antonym of the word "dry."


an′to·nym′ic adj.
an·ton′y·mous (ăn-tŏn′ə-məs) adj.
an·ton′y·my n.

antonym

(ˈæntənɪm)
n
a word that means the opposite of another word: "empty" is an antonym of "full".
[C19: from Greek antōnumia, from anti- + onoma name]
antonymous adj

an•to•nym

(ˈæn tə nɪm)

n.
a word opposite in meaning to another: Fast is an antonym of slow. Compare synonym (def. 1).
[1865–70; ant- + (syn) onym]
an•ton•y•mous (ænˈtɒn ə məs) an`to•nym′ic, adj.
an•ton′y•my, n.

antonym

A word that means the opposite of a given word.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antonym - a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each otherantonym - a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other; "to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'"
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
direct antonym - antonyms that are commonly associated (e.g., `wet' and `dry')
indirect antonym - antonyms whose opposition is mediated (e.g., the antonymy of `wet' and `parched' is mediated by the similarity of `parched' to `dry')
equivalent word, synonym - two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context

antonym

noun
That which is diametrically opposed to another:
Translations
عكسكَلِمَة مُناقِضَه، ضِدنقيض
antonymum
antonym
AntonymGegenwort
antonimo
antonyymivastakohta
antonimnasuprotnica
antonimaellentétellentétes értelmû szó
andheiti
antonimas
antonīms
antonymum
antonimprotipomenka
antonym
karşıt anlamlı sözcük

antonym

[ˈæntənɪm] Nantónimo m

antonym

[ˈæntənɪm] nantonyme m

antonym

nAntonym nt, → Gegenwort nt (geh)

antonym

[ˈæntənɪm] n (Gram) → antonimo

antonym

(ˈӕntənim) noun
a word opposite in meaning to another word. Big and small are antonyms.
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