Monday, 22 April 2019

Antonyms List- English Grammar

Definition:

Antonyms are words that have opposite or contrasting meanings. It comes from the Greek Word "antonym"which means anti and opposite.


Word     -          Antonyms

  1. Absent-        Present
  2. Abundant-    Scare
  3. Accept-        refuse, decline
  4. Against-       for
  5. All-              nothing, none
  6. Admit-         Deny
  7. Ally-             enemy
  8. Always-        Never
  9. Ancient-       modern
  10. Answer-       question
  11. Appear-        disappear
  12. Apart-           together
  13. Approve-       Disapprove
  14. Arrive-          depart
  15. Ascend-        Descend
  16. Artificial-       Natural
  17. Bad-             Good
  18. Before-          After
  19. Beautiful-       Ugly
  20. Below-           Above
  21. Bent-           Straight
  22. Best-            Worst
  23. Better-Worse
  24. Big- small
  25. Black-white
  26. Blame-praise
  27. Bless- curse
  28. Bottom-Top
  29. Borrow- lend
  30. Boy-girl
  31. Brave-cowardly
  32. Bright-Dim
  33.  Capable-incapable
  34. Captive-free
  35.  Careful-careless
  36.    Cheap-Expensive
  37.    Clear-Cloudy
  38.     Clever-Stupid
  39.     Close-Far, Distant
  40.     Combine- separate
  41.     Common-Rare
  42. Compulsory-Voluntary
  43. Clumsy-Graceful
  44. Comfort-Discomfort
  45. Conceal-Reveal
  46. Contract-Expand
  47. Cool-warm
  48. Correct-Incorrect, wrong
  49. Courage-Cowardice
  50. Courteous-rude
  51. Create-Destroy
  52. Cruel-Kind
  53.     Dark- Light
  54. Dead-Live
  55. Dangerous-safe
  56. Decline- accept
  57. Deep-Shallow
  58. Demand-Supply
  59. Despair-Hope
  60. Dim-Bright
  61.  Disappear-Appear
  62. Diseased- Healthy
  63. Dreary-Cheerful
  64. Dry- Moist
  65. Dull-Bright
  66. Dusk-Dawn
  67. Deploy-Concentrate
  68. Damage-Improve
  69. Doubt- Trust
  70. Day-Night
  71. Dismal- Cheerful
  72. Deprived- Fortune, wealthy
  73. Early- late
  74. Easy-hard
  75. East-west
  76. Empty-full
  77. Encourage-Discourage
  78. Enter-Exit
  79. Even- Odd
  80. Export-Import
  81.  Exclude-Include
  82. Expand-Contract
  83. External-internal
  84. Exceed-Fall short of
  85. Excited- Depressed
  86. Excess-Moderation
  87. Enable-Forbid, Prevent
  88. Enthusiasm- Apathy
  89. Ego- Shame, Modesty
  90. Eternal-Transient
  91. Emotional- Material
  92. Economy- Extravagant
  93. False- True
  94. Famous- Unknown
  95. Fade- Brighten
  96. Fail- Succeed
  97. Far- Near
  98. Feeble- Strong
  99. Far- Near
  100. Few- Many
  101. Find- Lose
  102. First –last
  103. Foolish- Wise
  104. For- Against
  105. Fresh- Stale
  106. Full- Empty
  107. Freedom- Captivity
  108. Fun- Boredom
  109. Fluent-Inarticulate
  110. Focus- Out of Focus
  111. Faith- Mistrust
  112. Generous- Stingy
  113. Gentle- Rough
  114. Give- Receive, Take
  115. Giant- Tiny, Dwarf
  116. Girl- Boy
  117. Gloomy-  Cheerful
  118. Glad- Sad, Sorry
  119. Go- Stop
  120. Good- Bad, evil
  121. Grant- Refuse
  122. Great- Tiny, Small, Unimportant
  123. Grow- Shrink
  124. Guest- Host
  125. Guilty- Innocent
  126. Gullible- Cynical, Suspicious
  127. Gratitude- Ingratitude
  128. Graceful- Inelegant
  129. Gracious- Ungracious
  130. Happy- Sad
  131. Hard-Easy,
  132. Hard- Soft
  133. Harmless-harmful
  134. Hate- Love
  135. Haves- have-nots
  136. Heaven- Hell
  137. Heavy-light
  138. Help-Hinder
  139. Here- There
  140. Help- Hinder
  141. Hero- Coward
  142. High-Low
  143. Hill-Valley
  144. Honest- Dishonest
  145. Hot- Cold
  146. Horizontal- Vertical
  147. Humble- Proud
  148. Hungry- Full
  149. Hurt- Heal
  150. Hurry- Dawdle
  151. Humid-Fresh
  152. Huge-Tiny
  153. Haughty- Modest, Humble
  154. Hostile- Friendly
  155. Immense- Tiny, small
  156. Ill- Healthy, well
  157. Important- Trivial
  158. In- out
  159. Include- Exclude
  160. Increase- Decrease
  161. Inferior- Superior
  162. Inhale- Exhale
  163. Inner- Outer
  164. Inside-Out side
  165. Intelligent- stupid
  166. Intentional- Accidental
  167. Interesting- Boring
  168. Interior- Exterior
  169. Internal- External
  170. Imminent- Remote
  171. Improvement- Deterioration
  172. Illogical- Logical
  173. Illegible- legible
  174. Innocent- Guilty
  175. Integrity- Dishonesty
  176. Irrelevant- Relevant
  177. Joint- Separate
  178. Junior- Senior
  179. Just- Unjust
  180. Jest- Serious
  181. Jeopardize- Safeguard
  182. Joy-Misery,
  183. Judicious- Foolish
  184. Jovial- Miserable
  185. Justice- Injustice
  186. Join- Separate
  187. Kernel- Surrounding
  188. Key- Secondary
  189. Kindle- Extinguish
  190. Kith- Stranger
  191. Knotty- Easy
  192. Knowledge- Ignorance
  193. Kudos- criticism
  194. Landlord- Tenant
  195. Large-  small
  196. Laugh- Cry
  197. Last- First
  198. Lawful-unlawful
  199. Lazy- Industrious
  200. Leader- Follower
  201. Left- Right
  202. Lend- Borrow
  203. Lengthen-  Shorten
  204. Lenient- Strict
  205. Light- Dark, heavy
  206. Like- Dislike
  207. Limited- Boundless
  208. Long-Short
  209. Loose-Tight
  210. Lose-find
  211. Loss- wing
  212. Loud- Quiet
  213. Love- Hate
  214. Low- High
  215. Loyal- Disloyal
  216. Magic- Awful
  217. Mad-Happy, sane
  218. Many- Few
  219. Major-Minor
  220. Mature- Immature
  221. Maximum- Minimum
  222. Melt- Freeze
  223. Merry- Sad
  224. Messy- Neat
  225. Minority-Majority
  226. Miser- Spendthrift
  227. Misunderstand- Understand
  228. More- Less
  229. Modern- Past
  230. Modest- Boastful
  231. Meek- Impatient, assertive, overbearing
  232. Nice- Unpleasant
  233. Nadir- Zenith
  234. Narrow- Wide
  235. Near- Far, Distant
  236. Neat- Messy, Untidy
  237. Never- Always
  238. New- Old
  239. Night- Day
  240. Noisy-Quiet
  241. Noble- Humble
  242. None-Some
  243. North- South
  244. Obedient- Disobedient
  245. Odd- Even
  246. Offer- Refuse
  247. Old- new
  248. Old- young
  249. On- off
  250. Open- Closed, Shut
  251. Opposite- Same, Similar
  252. Optimist- Pessimist
  253. Outer- Inner
  254. Over-Under
  255. Past- Present
  256. Patient- Impatient
  257. Peace- war
  258. Permanent- Temporary
  259. Plentiful- Scarce
  260. Plural- Singular
  261. Prose- Poetry
  262. Polite- Rude, Impolite
  263. Possible- Impossible
  264. Powerful- Weak
  265. Pretty- Ugly
  266. Private- Public
  267. Prudent- Imprudent
  268. Pure- Impure
  269. Push- Pull
  270. Qualified- Unqualified
  271. Question- Answer
  272. Quiet- Loud, noisy
  273. Radical-Superficial
  274. Raise-Lower
  275. Real-Fake
  276. Right-Left
  277. Rude- Courteous
  278. Rapid- Slow
  279. Regular- Irregular
  280. Rare- Common
  281. Rich- Poor
  282. Rough- Smooth
  283. Safe- Unsafe
  284. Scatter- collect
  285. Separate- Join, together
  286. Shrink- Grow
  287. Singular- Plural
  288. Slow-Fast
  289. Some- None
  290. Sow- Reap
  291. Straight- Crooked
  292. Success- Failure
  293. Synonyms- Antonyms
  294. Same- Opposite
  295. Second-hand – New
  296. Serious- Trivial
  297. Sick- Health
  298. Sink- Float
  299. Sober- Drunk
  300. Sorrow- Joy
  301. Start- Finish
  302. Strict- Lenient
  303. Sunny- Cloudy
  304. Satisfactory- unsatisfactory
  305. Secure- Insecure
  306. Shallow- Deep
  307. Simple- Complex, Hard
  308. Slim- Fat, thick
  309. Strong- Weak
  310. Sweet- Sour
  311. Take- Give
  312. Them- Us
  313. Tight- Loose
  314. Top-Bottom
  315. True-False
  316. Tall-Short
  317. There- Here
  318. Tiny-Big, Huge
  319. Tough- Easy, Tender
  320. Truth- Falsehood, lie
  321. Tame- Wild
  322. Thick- Thin
  323. Together- Apart
  324. Transparent- Opaque
  325.      Under- Over
  326. Unqualified- Qualified
  327. Useful- Useless
  328. Unfold- Fold
  329. Unsafe- Safe
  330. Upstairs- Downstairs
  331. Unknown- known
  332. Up- Down
  333. Us- Them
  334.      Vacant- Occupied
  335. Victory- Defeat
  336. Voluntary- Compulsory
  337. Vanish-Appear
  338. Virtue- Vice
  339. Vast- Tiny
  340. Visible- Invisible
  341. Wane- Prosper
  342. Wallow- Abstain
  343. Wanton- Discreet
  344. War- Peace
  345. Wealth- Poor
  346. Wean- Attach
  347. Wholesale- Retail
  348. Wet- Dry
  349. Win- lose
  350. Wrong- Right
  351. Wax- Wane
  352. White- Black
  353. Wisdom- folly
  354. Weak- Strong
  355. Wide- Narrow
  356. Within- Outside
  357. Yank- Push
  358. Yearn- Loathe
  359. Yield- Sustain
  360. Yoke- freedom
  361. Yonder- Close
  362. Yummy- Disgusting
  363. Yes- No
  364. Yin-Yang
  365. Young- Old
  366. Zenith- Nadir
  367. Zip- unzip
  368. Zest- Reluctance
  369. Zealot- Bigot
  370. Zealous- Apathetic







































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