English Antonyms

Antonyms

 

An Antonym defines the opposite meaning of another word.

“Anti” means opposite and “onym” means “name”, hence it is the opposite word.

Learning antonyms helps in sharpening the skills of communications of a language.

 

WordAntonym
AboveBelow
AbsencePresence
AbsentPresent
AbundantScarce
AcceptRefuse
AccidentalIntentional
AccurateIncorrect
AccurateInaccurate
AdmitDeny
AdvanceRetreat
AdvanceRetreat, Retire
AdvantageDisadvantage
AfterBefore
AgainstFor
AgreeDisagree
AheadBehind
AliveDead
AllNone
AllyEnemy
AlwaysNever
AncientModern
Answer
Question, Query
AntiqueModern
Approached
Receded, Departed
ApprovalDisapproval
ArrivalDeparture
ArtificialNatural
AscendDescend
AsleepAwake
AttackDefend
AttackDefense
AttentionInattention
AttractiveRepulsive
AuntUncle
AuthenticImitation
AwakeAsleep
Backward
Forward, Onward
BadGood
BaldHairy
BarbarousCivilized
BaroquePlain
BarrenFertile
BarrierLink
BaseSummit, Noble
BattySane
BawdyDecent
BeautifulUgly
BeautyUgliness
BefoggedClearheaded
BegOffer
BeginningEnd
BeginningEnding
BelieJustify
BelieveDoubt
BelowAbove
BendStraighten
BeneathAbove
BenevolentMalevolent
BenignMaligent, Cruel
BentStraight
BestWorst
BetterWorse
BigSmall, Little
BindRelease
BirthDeath
BitterSweet
BlackWhite
BlamePraise
BleakBright, Cheerful
BlessCurse
BluntSharp
BluntKeen, Sharp
BoisterousPlacid
BoldTimid, Meek
BoldTimid
BorrowLend
BottomTop
BoyGirl
BraveScared
BraveCoward
BraveryCowardice
BreakFix
BrightDull
BroadNarrow
BrotherSister
Build
Destroy, Demolish
BuildDestroy
BusyIdle, Lazy
BuySell
CalculateGuess
CalculatingArtless
CallousKind
CalmTroubled
CalmStormy
CamouflageReveal
CandidEvasive
CapableIncapable
CaptivateRepel
Captivity
Freedom, Liberty
CareNeglect
CarefulCareless
CarefulRush, Careless
CarnalSpiritual
CasualFormal
CatchThrow
CatholicNarrow
CeaseBegin
CelebratedUnknown
CellarAttic
CementDisintegrate
CensurePraise
CertainUncertain
Cheap
Dear, Expensive
CheapDear
CheerfulSad
CityCountry
ClandestineOpen
ClassicRomantic
ClearVague, Cloudy
CleverStupid
ClockwiseAnti-clockwise
CloseDistant
ClosedOpen
CoarseFine
ColdHot
CombineSeparate
ComeGo
ComedyTragedy
ComfortDiscomfort
ComicTragic
CommonRare
Common
Rare, Uncommon
CompactDiffuse
CompareContrast
CompleteIncomplete
CompressExpand
ConcealReveal
ConceitModesty
ConcordDiscord
CondemnPraise
CondemnApprove
ConfessDeny
ConfidenceDiffidence
ConfidentDiffident
ConformistNonconformist
ConquerFail
ConsolidateWeaken
Contentious
Noncontentious
ContinueWeaken
ContractExpand
CoolWarm
CorrectIncorrect
CountryCity
CountryTown
CourageCowardice
Courteous
Discourteous, Rude
CourtesyRudeness
CreateDestroy
CreationDestruction
CreditCash
CredulousSkeptical
CrookedStraight
CruelKind
CunningSimple
CunningNaive
DaintyClumsy
DangerSafety
DangerousSafe
DarkLight
DaughterSon
DayNight
DeadAlive
DeathLife
DecreaseIncrease
DeepShallow
DefiniteIndefinite
DemandSupply
DemotePromote
DenounceDefend
DenseSparse
DepartArrive
DerogatoryLaudatory
DespairHope
DestroyCreate
DestructiveConstructive
DevilGod
DifferentSame
DirtyClean
DisappearAppear
DiscourageEncourage
DiseaseHealth
DisgraceHonor
DismalCheerful
DivideMultiply
DocileHeadstrong
DoctorPatient
DomesticForeign
DoubtTrust
DrunkSober
DryWet
DullClear, Bright
DuskDawn
DwarfGiant
EagerIndifferent
EarlyLate
EaseDisquiet
EastWest
EasyHard
EasyDifficult
EbbFlow
EclipseShine
EconomiseWaste
EmployerEmployee
EmptyFull
EncourageDiscourage
EndBeginning
EntranceExit
EvilGood
ExcitedCalm
ExcitingDull
ExhibitConceal
ExitEntrance
ExpandContract
ExpensiveCheap
Expensive
Inexpensive, Cheap
ExportImport
ExteriorInterior
ExternalInternal
ExtinguishIgnite
FailSucceed
FallSpring
FamousUnknown
FancyPlain
FastSlow
FatSkinny
FatThin
Feeble
Sturdy, Strong, Powerful
FertileBarren
FewMany
FictionFact
FindLose
FinishBegin
FirstLast
FlammableNonflammable
FloorCeiling
FoldUnfold
FoolishWise
ForelegsHind Legs
ForgetRemember
FormerLatter
FortunateUnfortunate
ForwardBackward
FoundLost
FrankSecretive
FreedomCaptivity
FrequentInfrequent
FrequentSeldom
FreshStale
FriendEnemy
FromTo
FrontBack
FullEmpty
GainLoss
GatherScatter
GatherDistribute
GatherDisperse
GeneralParticular
GenerosityStinginess
GenerousStingy
GenerousMean
GentleRough
GentleRude
GenuineFake
GenuineSpurious
GiantDwarf, Pygmy
GiveTake
GladSorry
GloomyCheerful
GloomyGay, Bright
Glory
Shame, Disgrace
GorgeousSimple
GracefulClumsy
GrantedRefused
Great
Minute, Small, Little
GrinFrown
GuardianWard
GuestHost
GuiltyInnocent
HamperExpedite
HamstrungStrengthen
HappySad
HappySad, Miserable
HappyMiserable
HardSoft
HarmBenefit
HarmfulHarmless
HarmonyDiscord
HarshMild
HarshMelodious
HastenDawdle
HastyLeisurely
HateLove
HeadTail
HealthySick
Healthy
Unhealthy, Ill, Diseased
HealthyDiseased
HearIgnore
HeavenHell
HeavyLight
HeightDepth
HelpHinder
HereThere
heroCoward
HideShow
HideDivulge
HighLow
HillValley
HimHer
HinderAid, Help
HitMiss
HollowSolid
HonestDishonest
HonourShame
HorizontalVertical
HumbleProud
HumilityPride
HungerThirst
HungryFull
HurryDelay
HurtHeal
HusbandWife
HypocrisySincerity
IdleBusy
IllegalLawful
ImaginaryReal
ImitationGenuine
ImmenseTiny, Minute
ImpenitentRepentant
ImportExport
ImprisonFree
ImpulsiveCautious
InOut
IncludeExclude
IncreaseDecrease
IndifferentPartial
IndigentRich
InferiorSuperior
InfernalHeavenly
InhabitedUninhabited
InhaleExhale
InnocentGuilty
InsideOutside
InsipidTasty
InsultEsteem, Honor
Intelligent
Unintelligent, Stupid
IntentionalAccidental
Interesting
Uninteresting, Dull
Interesting
Dull, Uninteresting
Interference
Noninterference
Interior
Exterior, Outside
InternalExternal
JestEarnest
JoinSeparate
JoyGrief
JuniorSenior
JusticeInjustice
KeepDiscard
KindMean
KingQueen
KingSubject
KnowledgeIgnorance
KnownUnknown
LabourRest, Repose
LandSea
LandlordTenant
LanguidEnergetic
LargeSmall
LargeLittle, Small
LastFirst
LaughCry
LawAnarchy
LawfulUnlawful
LawyerClient
LazyIndustrious
Lazy
Industrious, Energetic
LeadFollow
LeaderFollower
LecturerStudent
LeftRight
LenderBorrower
LengthWidth
LengthenShorten
LenientStrict
LessMore
LethargicEnergetic
LibertySlavery
LightDark, Heavy
LikeDislike, Unlike
LikelyUnlikely
LimitStretch
LiteralFigurative
LittleBig
Little
Large, Much, Big
LockUnlock
LoftyLowly
LongShort
LooseTight
LoseFind
LossFind, Win
LostFound
LoudSoft
LoveHate
LovelyHideous
LowHigh
LowerRaise
LoyalDisloyal
MadSane
MagnetizeDemagnetize
MajorMinor
MajorityMinority
MakeMar
MaleFemale
MaliceGoodwill
ManWoman
MandatoryOptional
MarkErase
MasculineFeminine
MasterServant
MativeAlien
MatureImmature
MaximumMinimum
MeYou
MeatFlithy
MeekArrogant
MercifulCruel
MeritDemerit
MerryMirthless, Sad
MightyWeak
MildStern
MinorityMajority
MiserSpendthrift
MiserableHappy
MiserlyGenerous
MisunderstandUnderstand
MixSort
MixSeparate
MoistDry
MorbidHealthy
MorningEvening
MorningNight
MostLeast
MotherFather
MotionRest
NakedClothed
NarrowWide
NearFar
NearFar, Distant
NeatUntidy
NecessaryUseless
NephewNiece
NeverAlways
NewOld
NightDay
NimbleLazy
NoYes
NobleIgnoble, Base
NoiseQuiet
NoisyQuiet
NormalAbnormal
NorthSouth
NourishStarve
ObedientDisobedient
ObeyDisobey
ObeyDefy, Disobey
Obliging
Mulish, Obstinate
ObscureProminent
ObserveMiss, Disregard
ObstinatePliable, Flexible
ObstructAssist
ObtainForfeit
OddEven
OffOn
OfferRefuse
OldNew
OminousAuspicious
OpenClose
OpenShut
OptimistPessimist
OrdinaryRare, Unique
OutIn
OuterInner
OverUnder
PacifyIrritate
PainfulSoothing
ParentChild
PartWhole
ParticularGeneral
PassionateDispassionate
PastPresent
PatientImpatient
PaymentNonpayment
PeaceWar
PerfectFaulty
PermanentTemporary
PermissionRefusal
PermitForbid
PersuadeDissuade
PerturbedCalm
PleaseDisplease
PlentifulScarce
PoetryProse
PoliteRude
PoliteImpolite, Rude
PoliticalNonpolitical
PoorRich
PositiveNegative
PossibleImpossible
PovertyWealth
PowerfulFeeble, Weak
PrettyUnsightly, Ugly
PrivatePublic
ProfitLoss
ProgressRetrogress
ProhibitAllow
ProhibitPermit
PrologueEpilogue
ProlongShorten
PromptSlow
PropagateSuppress
ProsePoetry
PrudenceIndiscretion
PrudentImprudent
PublicPrivate
PunishReward, Forgive
PureImpure
PursueAvoid
PushPull
QualifiedUnqualified
QuestingAnswer
QuickSlow
RaidRetreat
RaiseLower
RapidSlow
RapidityInertia
RareCommon
RawCooked
ReasonFolly
RebelliousSubmissive
RectifyFalsify
RegularlyIrregularly
ReluctantEnthusiastic
ReluctantEager
RememberForget
ResidentNonresident
RestrainIncite
RewardPunishment
RichPoor
RightWrong
RightWrong, Left
RightLeft, Wrong
RigidPliable, Soft
RoughSmooth
RuralUrban
SacredProfane
SadCheerful
Safe
Risky, Dangerous
SaneInsane
SatisfactoryUnsatisfactory
SavageCivilized
SaveSpend
SaviourDestroyer
ScatterCollect
Second-handNew
SecurityInsecurity
SeldomOften
SelfishUnselfish
SendReceive
SenseNonsense
SeriousTrivial
SevereMild, Lenient
SharpDull
SheHe
ShopkeeperCustomer
ShoutWhisper
ShrinkExpand
ShyImpudent
SickWell
SimpleComplicated
SinVirtue
SingularPlural
SinkFloat
SitStand
SlaveryFreedom
SlimThick, Stout
SlowFast
SmallLarge
SmartDumb
SmileFrown
SoberDrunk
SoftHard
SolidLiquid
SorrowJoy
SourSweet
SouthNorth
SowReap
SpeakerListener
SpendSave
StandLie
StartFinish
StartledWaveringly
StationaryMovable
StayGo
SteepFlat
StopGo
StraightCrooked
StraightCurved
StrangerFriend
StrangerAcquaintance
StrengthenWeaken
StrongWeak
SublimeRidiculous
SuccessFailure
SummerWinter
SunMoon
SunnyCloudy
SweetSour
SwiftSlow
SympathyAntipathy
SynonymAntonym
SystemChaos
TakeGive
TallShort
TameWild
TardyEarly
TeacherPupil
TeacherStudent
TemporaryPermanent
TerseDiffuse
ThawFreeze
ThickThin
ThriftyExtravagant
TightLoose
TightSlack, Loose
TogetherApart
TopBottom
ToughTender
TragedyComedy
TranquilAgitated
TransparentOpaque
TriumphFail
TruthUntruth, Lie
UglyPretty
UnbreakableFragile
UnderOver
UnionDiscord
UniqueOrdinary
UpDown
UpwardDownward
UsefulUseless
UsuallyRarely
VacantOccupied
VainModest
ValuableValueless
VanishAppear
VictoryDefeat
VillainHero
ViolentGentle
Violent
Gentle, Peaceful
VirtueVice
VisibleInvisible
VisionBlindness
VividDull, Dim
VoluntaryCompulsory
VowelConsonant
WalkRun
WarPeace
WarmCool
WaxWane
WeakStrong
WealthPoverty
WetDry
WhisperYell
WhiteBlack
WideNarrow
WildTame
WinLose
WinterSummer
WisdomFolly
WithinWithout
WorkPlay
WorthlessValuable
WrongRight
XenophobicFearless
YesNo
YoungOld
ZaftigWeak

 

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