Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- The thesaurus provides synonyms, antonyms and related words, and is accessed by just right-clicking on the word to be looked up, and selecting ‘Thesaurus’ from the right-mouse menu.
- What exactly are the differences between synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms?
- The words aren't precise antonyms, but they're somewhat close to it.
- Though the words sound like antonyms, interdependence and independence are not mutually exclusive.
- All around the board were letters and at the centre two simple words - antonyms of each other - yes and no.
- To be sure, every linguist, when pursuing a semantic investigation, will collect information about collocations and will elicit judgements about entailments, antonyms, and other meaning relations.
- Although this doesn't really translate into English, we nevertheless have a negative association between the liver and bravery, lexicalised in the antonym of bravery: ‘lily-livered’.
- It also catches dictionary and thesaurus sites and sends back deliberate misspellings, antonyms instead of synonyms, etc.
- The students can practice synonyms and antonyms on small computerized machines that give instant feedback and register a score with happy little dings and clicks.
- The range of the word would be the definitions contained in the dictionary, and the field would be all the synonyms and antonyms that might be found in a thesaurus.
- It was years after retirement before I realized that rather than thinking of them as near synonyms that they were antonyms.
- Perfect if you enjoy the oxymoron of a synonym being an antonym.
- A term often used as an antonym to pluralism to describe a state in which politics, society, and economy are all subject to the control of an elite or a party.
- For most of my life I've gone so far in the opposite direction that if I knew the antonym for hypochondria I'd employ it now.
- Pretending these are synonyms when in fact they are antonyms is deceptive.
- I need an antonym for it, a way of describing a rather unfortunate concordance of events that leads to a horrible outcome rather than the pleasant coincidence that would normally befall.
- The antonyms it offered: ‘reactionary’ and ‘intolerant.’
- She also said I looked flushed and pale, but they're antonyms so I have no idea what she was talking about.
- Rather, ‘poor’ is used in a medieval sense as an antonym to ‘powerful.’
- Connoisseurs of the interesting - whose antonym is the boring - appreciate clash, not harmony.