Definitions for antonymˈæn tə nɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antonym, opposite word, opposite(noun)

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

    "to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'"

Wiktionary

  1. antonym(Noun)

    A word which has the opposite meaning of another, although not necessarily in all its senses.

    "rich" is an antonym of "poor"; "full" is an antonym of "empty".

  2. Origin: circa 1870:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antonym(noun)

    a word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a correlative of synonym

  2. Origin: [Gr. a word used in substitution for another; + , , a word.]


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