Definition of Antonyms

1. Noun. (plural of antonym) ¹



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Definition of Antonyms

1. antonym [n] - See also: antonym

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antonyms

antojito
antojitos
antoniniani
antoninianus
antonomasia
antonomasias
antonomasies
antonomastic
antonomastically
antonomasy
antonym
antonymic
antonymies
antonymous
antonymously
antonyms (current term)
antonymy
antophyte
antophytes
antorbital
antorbitals
antozone
antproof
antra
antra ethmoidalia
antrafenine
antral
antral sphincter
antre
antrectomies

Literary usage of Antonyms

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1. Effective English: Junior by Philander Priestley Claxton, James McGinniss (1921)
"antonyms. — antonyms are words which refer to the same idea, ... EXERCISES IN STUDYING antonyms (a) Distinguish between the following antonyms: Cease, ..."

2. The Mother Tongue by Sarah Louise Arnold, George Lyman Kittredge, John Hays Gardiner (1902)
"SECTION 31.1 antonyms. Words of opposite meaning are called antonyms. Thus, weak and strong, crafty and simple, empty and full, are antonyms. ..."

3. Writing the Short-story: A Practical Handbook on the Rise, Structure by Joseph Berg Esenwein (1918)
"Seek Diligently for the Right Word This involves a careful study of synonyms and antonyms. Fortunately, there is no lack of excellent manuals for ready ..."

4. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"SYNONYMS and antonyms; or A Polyglot of Foreign. Comprising French, Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, and Danish. With English Translations. $s. ..."

5. Manual of Composition and Rhetoric by John Hays Gardiner, George Lyman Kittredge, Sarah Louise Arnold (1907)
"SYNONYMS AND antonyms The English language is rich in synonyms, — that is, in different words for the same idea. Thus, instead of fatigued (p. ..."

6. Literacy Centers Grades 4-5: Literacy Centers : Grades 4-5by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris by Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris (2004)
"... antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. smooth—bumpy find—lose object—agree Follow these steps: Name 1. Select one set of cards. 2. ..."

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