antonym
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæntəˌnɪm/
Noun

antonym (plural antonyms)

  1. (semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another word.
    Synonyms: opposite
    Antonyms: synonym
    “rich” is an antonym of “poor”; “full” is an antonym of “empty”
    1. A word that describes one end of a scale, while its opposite describes the other end, such as large versus small; a gradable antonym.
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