50 Opposite Words, English Opposite, Antonym Words

50 Opposite Words, English Opposite, Antonym Words

50 Opposite Words, English Opposite, Antonym Words



Antonym opposite words contradict each other and meet opposite meanings. A word has synonyms as well as antonyms. When we learn a language, when we learn a word in that language, it will be very useful for us to learn both the opposite and the synonyms of this word.

Because learning a word with its synonyms increases our competence in that language as well as our competence in speaking and writing. Learning a word with its opposite meanings both broadens our vocabulary and helps our activity on language. There are some things we need to know about opposite words.

Here are 50 Opposite Words;

1.about – exactly

2.above – below

3.all – none

4.broad – narrow

5.brother – sister

6.build – destroy

7.busy – lazy

8.buy – sell

9.calm – excited

10.cloudy – clear

11.cold – hot

12.come – go

13.comedy – drama



14.free – arrest

15.happy – sad

16.handsome – ugly

17.hard – easy

18.harvest – plant

19.hate – enjoy

20.health – disease

21.import – export

22.in – out

23.include – exclude

24.increase – reduce

25.innocent – guilty

26.inside – outside

27.insult – compliment

28.intelligent – silly

29.intentional – accidental

30.be interested in – bore

31.lie – stand

32.life – death

33.light – dark

34.powerful – weak

35.presence – absence

36.present – past

37.pretty – ugly

38.private – public

39.probably – certainly

40.professional – amateur

41.protect – attack

42.rural – urban

43.sad – happy

44.sadness – happiness

45.safe – dangerous

46.salt – sugar

47.same – different

48.wet – dry

49.white – black

50.wide – narrow


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