Tips and Tricks on Antonyms


 


1
To avoid confusion between synonym and antonym, always remember this - The word "antonym" comes from the Greek and can be broken down into "anti" meaning opposite and "onym" meaning name. Remember - "anti" = opposite



2
There are three kinds of antonyms - complementary, rational, graded



   3
Graded antonyms: These antonyms deal with levels of comparison and they can be two words on a scale. Many are relative terms, which can be interpreted differently by different people. Examples are: young and old, hard and soft, happy and sad, wise and foolish


Login to see more
Practice other most important chapters tips
One word substitution
Synonyms
English Grammar
Reading Comprehension
and More


 
SimplyLearnt
Sign Up to see Tips and Tricks for Antonyms