[ an-tuh-nim ]
/ ˈæn tə nɪm /
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a word opposite in meaning to another. Fast is an antonym of slow.Compare synonym (def. 1).
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OTHER WORDS FROM antonyman·ton·y·mous [an-ton-uh-muhs], /ænˈtɒn ə məs/, an·to·nym·ic, adjectivean·ton·y·my, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for antonym
/ (ˈæntənɪm) /
a word that means the opposite of another word``empty'' is an antonym of ``full''
Derived forms of antonymantonymous (ænˈtɒnɪməs), adjective
Word Origin for antonym
C19: from Greek antōnumia, from anti- + onoma name
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