antonym antonym

Definition(s):

  • (n) a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other

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Usage(s):

  1. What's left is something worthy of a really good antonym.
  2. Chicago's only New Deal paper, it was the Tribune's political antonym from the start.
  3. One such question asked for the antonym of the word imbibe, whose common definitions are to drink and to receive into the mind.

News

  1. Test Yourself | English, June 13, 2013

    Can you choose the best antonym for the verb "belied"?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, June 13, 2013

    Can you choose the best antonym for the verb “belied”?        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

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/fɔr ˈseɪk /