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Meaning of ANTONYM

Pronunciation:  'antunim

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"

ANTONYM is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: opposite, opposite word
 See Also: direct antonym, indirect antonym, word



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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