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antonym

an·to·nym

antonym

 
pronunciation:
aen t nIm
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a word having a meaning opposite to that of another word.
"Late" is an antonym of "early". (Cf. synonym.).
similar words:
antithesis, contrary, converse, opposite
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derivation: antonymous (adj.)
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