100 words with synonyms and antonyms

100 words with synonyms and antonyms

Homonyms, Synonyms, Antonyms List in English




Antonym Opposite 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.

First, the negative of a word cannot be the opposite of that word. Negative words indicate whether an action should be taken to us, that is, not the opposite meaning of a word. In a language, not every word has a synonym, but not every word has an opposite. In general, adjectives and adverbs have opposite meanings, that is, words reporting quality and quantity often have opposite words.

Synonym Words

Synonyms words are that have different spelling but have the same meanings. As in any language, there are synonyms in English. A word can have more than one synonym. If a person who has just started learning English memorizes every word he / she learned with their synonyms, their vocabulary increases. We have more vocabulary about the language we learn, and our competence in that language increases.  Learning in this way will benefit us in daily life and will help us a lot when writing mail, writing letters, and participating in social environments.

In some exceptional cases, there are some words that are different in spelling and reading, that seem synonymous, but do not replace each other, that is, there is no synonym between them.




Synonyms words are that signify the same object, existence, or concept. Below are some words with synonyms and example sentences.

Here are +800 Synonym Words List in English

Here are 100 words with synonyms and antonyms

Antonym

  • boy – girl
  • brave – cowardly
  • break – fix
  • broad – narrow
  • brother – sister
  • build – destroy
  • busy – lazy
  • buy – sell
  • calm – excited
  • careful – careless
  • careless – careful
  • catch – miss
  • ceiling – floor
  • cellar – attic
  • centre – outskirts
  • certainly – probably
  • changeable – constant
  • cheap – expensive
  • child – adult
  • children – parents
  • clean – dirty
  • clear – cloudy
  • clever – stupid
  • close – open
  • closed – open
  • cloudy – clear
  • cold – hot
  • cold – heat
  • come – go
  • comedy – drama
  • complicated – simple
  • compliment – insult
  • compulsory – voluntary
  • connect – separate
  • consonant – vowel
  • constant – changeable




  • emigrate – immigrate
  • emigration – immigration
  • empty – full
  • end – begin
  • end – beginning
  • ending – beginning
  • enemy – friend
  • enjoy – hate
  • enter – leave
  • entrance – exit
  • equal – different
  • even – odd
  • evening – morning
  • everybody – nobody
  • everything – nothing
  • free – arrest
  • freeze – melt
  • frequently – occasionally
  • fresh – old/stale
  • friend – enemy
  • front – rear
  • in front of – back
  • full – empty
  • funny – serious
  • future – past
  • general – particular
  • generous – mean
  • gentle – violent
  • gentleman – lady
  • giant – tiny
  • girl – boy
  • give – take
  • go – come
  • good – bad
  • grown-up – child
  • guest – host
  • guilty – innocent
  • happiness – sadness
  • happy – sad
  • handsome – ugly
  • hard – easy
  • harvest – plant
  • hate – enjoy
  • health – disease
  • healthy – ill
  • heat – cold
  • heaven – hell
  • heavy – light
  • hell – heaven




  • moderate – extreme
  • modern – ancient
  • monarchy – republic
  • moon – sun
  • more – less
  • morning – evening
  • mountain – valley
  • much – little
  • narrow – broad
  • nasty – nice
  • native – foreigner
  • natural – artificial
  • near – distant
  • negative – affirmative
  • nephew – niece
  • never – always
  • new – ancient
  • nice – awful
  • niece – nephew
  • night – day
  • no – yes

Synonym

ability ~ aptitude
able ~ qualified
above ~ overhead
abundant ~ ample
accurate ~ correct
achieve ~ accomplish
adjourn ~ recess
advocate ~ support
after ~ following
afraid ~ scared
aggressive ~ militant
aid ~ assist
always ~ forever
amateur ~ novice
ambitious ~ driven
antagonize ~ embitter
apparent ~ obvious,evident
approve ~ ratify,endorse
arrive ~ come
arrogant ~ stuck-up
awful ~ atrocious
awkward ~ clumsy

certain ~ positive
charming ~ enchanting
chilly ~ cool
chubby ~ plump
comical ~ amusing
complex ~ complicated
competent ~ capable
comprehend ~ grasp
complete ~ conclude
complex ~ intricate
compress ~ crush
concrete ~ real
concur ~ agree
condemn ~ ,denounce
condense ~ compress
confess ~ admit
confine ~ contain
conflict ~ oppose

decay ~ rot
deduct ~ subtract
defend ~ protect
defy ~ resist
delicate ~ fragile
demolish ~ destroy
denounce ~ blame
dense ~ thick
depart ~ leave,exit
detach ~ separate
deter ~ hinder,prevent
determined ~ sure
die ~ expire,perish
different ~ distinct
difficult ~ hard
dilute ~ weaken

fake ~ artificial
false ~ incorrect
fancy ~ ornate
fantastic ~ outrageous
fast ~ rapid
fat ~ chubby
fatal ~ deadly
fatigue ~ tire
feasible ~ possible
feeble ~ weak
ferocious ~ fierce
fertile ~ fruitful
fiction ~ fantasy
fill ~ load
fix ~ mend
follow ~ succeed
forbid ~ prohibit
forgive ~ pardon
former ~ previous
fraction ~ part
frank ~ candid
frenzy ~ fury
fresh ~ unused
friend ~ comrade
frigid ~ freezing
frivolous ~ trivial

help ~ aid
high ~ lofty
hold ~ grip
honest ~ sincere
hospitable ~ welcoming
hostile ~ antagonistic
huge ~ vast
humble ~ modest
humiliate ~ embarrass

immune ~ resistant
impartial ~ neutral
impatient ~ eager
imperative ~ mandatory
imperfect ~ marred
impetuous ~ impulsive
important ~ significant
independent ~ self-reliant
inferior ~ lesser
infuriate ~ enrage

mediocre ~ fair
mend ~ repair
migrant ~ drifting
militant ~ combative
minor ~ lesser
mirth ~ merriment
mischievous ~ naughty
misfortune ~ hardship
mobile ~ moveable
moderate ~ temperate
momentous ~ important
monotonous ~ boring
moral ~ righteous
morbid ~ ghastly
morose ~ moody
mourn ~ lament

odd ~ peculiar
offend ~ displease
ominous ~ menacing
opaque ~ obscure
open ~ begin
opponent ~ rival
optimistic ~ confident
optional ~ elective
ordinary ~ average
outrageous ~ shocking

precarious ~ dangerous
precious ~ cherished
prejudiced ~ opinionated
premature ~ early,hasty
premeditated ~ intended
preserve ~ uphold
pretty ~ lovely
prevalent ~ widespread
prevent ~ prohibit
probable ~ liable
proficient ~ adept
profit ~ gain
prohibit ~ forbid
prominent ~ eminent
prompt ~ punctual
prosperous ~ successful

scarce ~ scanty
scrawny ~ skinny
seize ~ apprehend
separate ~ divide
serene ~ peaceful
serious ~ grave
shrewd ~ cunning
shy ~ timid
sick ~ ailing
slim ~ thin
sluggish ~ listless
small ~ little
smooth ~ slick
sociable ~ friendly
sorrow ~ woe
special ~ exceptional


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