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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 Vietnamese từ trái nghĩa…
in Spanish antónimo…
in Thai คำที่มีความหมายตรงกันข้าม…
in Malaysian perkataan berlawan…
in French antonyme…
in German das Antonym…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反義詞…
in Indonesian lawan kata…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反义词…
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