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Opposites (Antonyms)


Lists of opposites arranged in alphabetical order

opposites

Here is a list of opposites arranged in alphabetical order.

NOTE: this list of opposites is of course by no means an extensive one. More opposites can be added

Words
Opposites
 
Words
Opposites
 
Words
Opposites
A
cold (adj)
hot
to find
to lose
about
exactly
cold (noun)
heat
to finish
to begin
above
below
to come
to go
finish
start
absence
presence
comedy
drama, tragedy
first
final, last
abundance
lack
complicated
simple
to fix
to break
to accept
to refuse
compliment
insult
flat
hilly
accidental
intentional
compulsory
voluntary
floor
ceiling
active
lazy
to connect
to separate
to follow
to lead
to add
to subtract
consonant
vowel
to forbid
to allow, to let, to permit
to admit
to deny
constant
changeable
for
against
adult
child
construction
destruction
foreground
background
advanced
elementary
to continue
to interrupt
foreign
domestic
affirmative
negative
cool
warm
foreigner
native
afraid
brave
correct
false, wrong
to forget
to remember
after
before
courage
fear
to form
to destroy
against
for
courageous
cowardly
fortune
bad luck
alike
different
cowardly
brave, courageous
forward
backward
alive
dead
to create
to destroy
to free
to arrest
all
none
cruel
human, kind
humane
to freeze
to melt
always
never
to cry
to whisper
frequently
occasionally
ancient
modern
to cry
to laugh
friend
enemy
to agree
to refuse, to argue
curly
straight
front
rear
to allow
to forbid
D
in front of
back, behind
already
not yet
to damage
to repair
full
empty
always
never
danger
security, safety
funny
serious
amateur
professional
dangerous
safe
future
past, present
to amuse
to bore
dark
light
G
angel
devil
daughter
son
general
particular, special
animal
human
dawn
dusk
generous
mean
to annoy
to satisfy
day
night
gentle
violent, rough, strict
to answer
to ask
deep
shallow
gentleman
lady
answer
question
defeat
victory
girl
boy
antonym
synonym
delicious
awful
to give
to take
apart
together
to deny
to admit
to go
to come, to stop
approximately
exactly
to depart
to arrive
good
bad
to argue
to agree
departure
arrival
godfather
godmother
to arrest
to free, to set free
desperate
hopeful
grown-up
child
arrival
departure
to destroy
to build, to create, to form
guest
host
to arrive
to depart, to leave
destruction
construction
guilty
innocent
artificial
natural
devil
angel
H
to ask
to answer
dictatorship
democracy
happiness
sadness
asleep
awake
to die
to live
happy
sad
to attack
to defend
different
alike, equal, the same
handsome
ugly
attack
defense, protection
difficult
easy
hard
easy, soft
attic
cellar
dirty
clean
to harvest
to plant
autumn
spring
disease
health
to hate
to enjoy, to like, to love
awake
asleep
distant
near
health
disease, illness
awful
delicious, nice, pleasant
to divide
to unite
healthy
ill, sick
B
division
unity
heat
cold
back
in front of
to divorce
to marry
heaven
hell
background
foreground
divorce
marriage, wedding
heavy
light
backward
forward
divorced
married
hell
heaven
bad
good
domestic
foreign
here
there
bad luck
fortune, good luck
down
up
high
deep
beauty
ugliness
downstairs
upstairs
high
low
before
after
drama
comedy
hilly
flat
to begin
to end, to finish
dry
humid, wet
to hit
to miss
beginning
end, ending
dull
interesting
hopeful
desperate, hopeless
behind
in front of
dusk
dawn
hopeless
hopeful
below
above
E
horizontal
vertical
best
worst
early
late
host
guest, visitor
better
worse
east
west
hot
cold
beautiful
ugly
easy
difficult, hard
huge
tiny
big
small
elementary
advanced
human
animal
birth
death
to emigrate
to immigrate
humane
cruel
bitter
sweet
emigration
immigration
humid
dry
black
white
empty
full
hungry
thirsty
blunt
sharp
to end
to begin
husband
wife
body
soul
end
beginning
I
to bore
to amuse, to be interested in
ending
beginning
in front of
back, behind
boring
exciting, interesting
enemy
friend
to ignore
to notice
to borrow
to lend
to enjoy
to hate
ill
healthy, well
bottom
top
to enter
to leave
to immigrate
to emigrate
boy
girl
entrance
exit
immigration
emigration
brave
cowardly, afraid
equal
different
import
export
to break
to mend, to fix
even
odd
in
out
broad
narrow
evening
morning
to include
to exclude
brother
sister
everybody
nobody
to increase
to reduce
to build
to destroy
everything
nothing
innocent
guilty
busy
lazy
exactly
approximately
inside
outside
to buy
to sell
excited
calm
insult
compliment
C
exciting
boring
intelligent
silly, stupid
calm
excited
to exclude
to include
intentional
accidental
careful
careless
exit
entrance
interested
bored
careless
careful
expensive
cheap
interesting
boring, dull
to catch
to miss, to throw
export
import
to interrupt
to continue
ceiling
floor
exposure
shelter
J
cellar
attic
extreme
moderate
to jeopardize
to secure
center
outskirts, suburb
F
jolly
unhappy
certainly
probably
to fail
to succeed, to pass
junior
senior
changeable
constant
failure
success
K
cheap
expensive
false
correct, true
keen
uninterested
child
adult, grown-up
far
near
kind
cruel, nasty
children
parents
fast
slow
 
clean
dirty
fat
slim, thin
clever
stupid
fear
courage
to close
to open
female
male
closed
open
few
many
cloudy
clear, sunny, bright
final
first

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List of adjectives.
List of opposites (adjectives)
List of Synonyms
Exercise on opposites


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