Thursday, February 18, 2010

Easy And Simple Antonyms

Antonym is a word opposite in meaning to another. Let’s go through some easy and simple antonyms.

  • Above X below
  • abroad X home
  • absent X present
  • accept X refuse
  • active X passive
  • add X subtract
  • admit X deny
  • adult X child
  • alive X dead
  • asleep X awake
  • back X front
  • backward X forward
  • bad X good
  • barren X fertile
  • beautiful X ugly
  • before X after
  • begin X end
  • bent X straight
  • better X worse
  • big X small
  • black X white
  • bless X curse
  • blunt X sharp
  • bold X timid
  • bravery X cowardice
  • bright X dull
  • broad X narrow
  • busy X idle
  • buy X sell
  • capture X release
  • catch X throw
  • cheap X dear
  • clean X dirty
  • clever X foolish
  • cloudy X clear
  • coarse X fine
  • cold X hot
  • come X go
  • common X rare
  • contract X expand
  • cool X warm
  • coward X hero
  • cry X laugh
  • daily X nightly
  • danger X safety
  • dark X bright
  • dawn X dusk
  • day X night
  • deep X shallow
  • depth X height
  • die X live
  • difficult X easy
  • divide X multiply
  • drunk X sober
  • dry X wet
  • dwarf X giant
  • early X late
  • east X west
  • ebb X flow
  • empty X full
  • enemy X friend
  • enjoy X dislike
  • evening X morning
  • ever X never
  • everybody X nobody
  • everywhere X nowhere
  • exit X entrance
  • failure X success
  • fair X dark
  • far X near
  • fat X thin
  • few X many
  • find X lose
  • finish X start
  • first X last
  • foolish X wise
  • foreign X local
  • forget X remember
  • found X lost
  • fresh X stale
  • future X past
  • generous X selfish
  • give X take
  • guilty X innocent
  • happy X sad
  • hard X soft
  • head X tail
  • heavy X light
  • hell X heaven
  • help X hinder
  • here X there
  • hide X show
  • high X low
  • hill X valley
  • humble X proud
  • in X out
  • increase X decrease
  • inner X outer
  • inside X outside
  • interesting X dull
  • joy X sorrow
  • junior X senior
  • kind X cruel
  • knowledge X ignorance
  • lazy X industrious
  • lead X follow
  • least X greatest
  • lend X borrow
  • level X steep
  • life X death
  • liquid X solid
  • long X short
  • loss X gain
  • loud X soft
  • love X hate
  • masculine X feminine
  • master X servant
  • miser X spendthrift
  • modern X ancient
  • motorist X pedestrian
  • mountain X valley
  • natural X artificial
  • never X always
  • noise X silence
  • noisy X quiet
  • normal X abnormal
  • north X south
  • obey X command
  • often X seldom
  • old X new
  • open X shut/close
  • order X chaos
  • pardon X punish
  • peace X war
  • plural X singular
  • polite X rude
  • poor X rich
  • powerful X weak
  • praise X blame
  • public X private
  • purchase X sell
  • push X pull
  • question X answer
  • quick X slow
  • raw X cooked
  • real X imaginary
  • right X left
  • rise X fall
  • rough X smooth
  • safe X dangerous
  • same X different
  • separate X join
  • smile X frown
  • straight X crooked
  • strong X weak
  • summer X winter
  • sweet X sour
  • talk X listen
  • tall X short
  • tame X wild
  • teach X learn
  • these X those
  • thick X thin
  • this X that
  • tight X loose
  • tiny X huge
  • top X bottom
  • true X false
  • truth X lie
  • under X over
  • up X down
  • vacant X occupied
  • victory X defeat
  • wide X narrow
  • win X lose
  • within X without
  • work X rest
  • wrong X right
  • yes X no
  • young X old

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