Antonym in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Antonym

a word that means the opposite of another word in the same language

Examples of Antonym in a sentence

One antonym pair we are very used to in driving is ‘go’ and ‘stop,’ for obvious reasons.  🔊

It is often very easy to think of the antonym for descriptive terms, such as ‘short’ for tall and ‘thin’ for thick.  🔊

Because so many words mean the same thing, there is often more than one antonym for every word that means the opposite.  🔊

I played a game with my little brother in which we had to give the antonym for the word the other said, so I said ‘soft’ when he said ‘hard.’  🔊

There is more than one antonym for the word ‘stop,’ including go, advance, move, forward, and many more.  🔊

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