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antonym

noun [C] uk   /ˈæn.tə.nɪm/ us    /-t̬ən.ɪm/ specialized
a word that means the opposite of another word: Two antonyms of "light" are "dark" and "heavy".
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adjective uk   /ænˈtɒn.ɪ.məs/ us    /-ˈtɑː.nɪ-/
"Long" and "short" are antonymous (words).
Translations of “antonym”
in Spanish antónimo…
in French antonyme…
in German das Antonym…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反義詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反义词…
(Definition of antonym from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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