Definition of antonym. Meaning of antonym. Synonyms of antonym

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Definition of antonym

Antonym An"to*nym, n. [Gr. ? a word used in substitution for another; ? + ?, ?, a word.] A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a correlative of synonym. [R.] --C. J. Smith.

Meaning of antonym from wikipedia

- these more restricted meanings may not apply in all scholarly contexts, with lyons (1968, 1977) defining antonym to mean gradable
- (another word of the same spelling) which is also an antonym (a word with the opposite meaning). an auto-antonym is alternatively called
- in linguistics , converses or relational antonyms are pairs of words that refer to a relationship from opposite points of view, such as
- such words usually have a prefix or suffix that would imply that there is an antonym , with the prefix or suffix being absent or
- an anglophile is a person who admires england, its people, and its culture its antonym is anglophobe the word's roots come from the latin
- as an adjective, obligate means "by necessity" (antonym facultative ) and is used mainly in biology in phrases such as: obligate aerobe ,
- the antonym is net , meaning after deductions. usage: gross may be used as an adjective, following the noun which it modifies, e.g., "
- obstructed labour, dystocia (antonym eutocia. τόκος , tókos , childbirth is an abnormal or difficult childbirth or labour. approximately