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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.
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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
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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.
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antonym

A word that means the opposite of a given word.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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antonym

noun
That which is diametrically opposed to another:
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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
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antonym

[ˈæntənɪm] nantonyme m
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antonym

nAntonym nt, → Gegenwort nt (geh)
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antonym

[ˈæntənɪm] n (Gram) → antonimo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

antonym

(ˈӕntənim) noun
a word opposite in meaning to another word. Big and small are antonyms.
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This state-of-the-art digital dictionary will enable the users to check meanings, synonyms and antonyms of the word in the first phase while during the second phase of the project, the readers will be given facility to check sound and pronunciation of a word through the internet, he said.
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An annotated information has associated with each words such as: synonyms, antonyms grammatical information (Noun, Pronoun, Verb, etc.) of the word to build a dictionary.
Lynn Murphy i Caroline Willners, Antonyms in English: Construais, Constructions and Canonicity Cambridge University Press, 2012.