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Grade 7  |   English  |   Synonyms, Synonyms and Antonyms, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO

 

Synonyms and Antonyms

Dictionary meaning of Synonymà

A synonym is a word or phrase that means the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

In Simple wordsà

Synonyms are words that have a similar meaning. They are used to be more expressive while writing or speaking.

Dictionary meaning of Antonymà

Antonym is a word opposite in meaning to another.

In Simple wordsà

Antonyms carry the opposite meaning of the word in context. The word antonym has been derived from the Greek word- ‘Anti’ which means Opposite, and ‘onym’ which means name, i. e. Antonyms are the words that have the opposite meaning from the word in reference. They are also used for expressive writing and speaking.

Few Examples are as follows:

S.No.

WORDS

SYNONYMS

ANTONYMS

1.

Abet

Aid, Assist, Back, Encourage, Goad.

Hinder, Discourage, Obstacle, Problem.

2.

Abolition

Abrogation, Ending, Eradication, Dissolution.

Retention, Establishment, Continue.

3.

Abrupt

Brisk, Broken, Blunt, Hasty.

Leisure, Expensive, Ceremonious.

4.

Accord

Agree, Allow, Conquer, Endow.

Discord, Conflict, Disharmony.

5.

Acute

Crucial, Dangerous, Decisive, Cutting.

Poor, Mild, Obtuse, Slight.

6.

Adamant

Firm, Fixed, Hard, Determined, Immovable.

Flexible, Elastic, Hesitant, Yielding.

7.

Adjacent

Alongside, Abutting, Touching, Near.

Distant, Far, Remote, Aloof.

8.

Bashful

Backward, Confused, Different, Blushing, Shy, Timid.

Confident, Bold, Aggressive, Violent.

9.

Banish

Deport, Debar, Discard, Dismiss, Expel, Exile.

Welcome, Greet, Recall, Comfortable, Comfy.

10.

Casual

Accidental, Cursory, Chance, Random, Spontaneous.

Cautious, Deliberate, Planned, Formal, Vigilant.

11.

Deceit

Abuse, Artifice, Cheating, Craftiness, Deception.

Honesty, Openness, Frankness, Sincerity.

12.

Dubious

Doubtful, Fishy, Obscure, Sceptical, Uncertain.

Certain, Consistent, Reliable, Trustworthy.

13.

Erudite

Cultured, Educated, Learned, Lettered.

Illiterate, Unlettered, Unpolished, Untrained.

14.

Feasible

Achievable, Attainable, Likely, Possible.

Difficult, Grim, Impossible, Hard.

15.

Gigantic

Colossal, Enormous, Giant, Huge, Massive.

Small, Tiny, Narrow, Petite.


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