Antonyms Vocabulary Word List

Opposites (or 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

WordsOpposites WordsOpposites WordsOpposites
Loutsideinsidesouthnorth
lackabundance, plentyoutskirtscenterspecialgeneral, ordinary
ladygentlemanoverunderspringautumn
to landto take offPto standto sit
landwaterparentschildrento startto stop
largesmallpartwholestartfinish, end, stop
lastfirstpartialtotalto stopto start, to go
lateearlyparticulargeneralto standto lie
to laughto cryto passto failstrangenormal
lazyactive, busypastfuture, presentstricttolerant, indulgent
to leadto followpeacewarstrongweak
to learnto teachto permitto forbidstudentteacher
to leaveto arrive, to enterto plantto harveststupidclever, intelligent
leftrightplentylacksuburbcenter
to lendto borrowpleasantawfulto succeedto fail
lessmorepoliterude, impolitesuccessfailure
to letto forbidpoorrich, wealthyto subtractto add
to lieto standpovertywealthsugarsalt
lifedeathpowerfulweaksummerwinter
lightdark, heavypresenceabsencesunmoon
to liketo hatepresentpast, futuresunnycloudy, rainy
liquidsolidprettyuglysupporteropponent
littlebig, largeprivatepublicto suspectto trust
littlemuchprobablycertainlysweetbitter, sour
to liveto dieprofessionalamateursynonymantonym
longshortto protectto attackT
to loseto find, to winprotectionattackto taketo give
loserwinnerpublicprivateto take offto land
loudquietto pullto pushtallsmall, short
to loveto hatepupilteacherto teachto learn
lovelyterribleto pushto pullteacherpupil, student
lowhighQthankfulthankless
to lowerto raisequestionanswerterriblelovely
Mquickslowtherehere
majorminorquietloud, noisythennow
malefemaleRthinthick, fat
manwomanto raiseto lowerto throwto catch
manyfew, somerainysunnytightloose
marriagedivorcerearfronttinyhuge
marrieddivorced, singleto receiveto sendtogetherapart
to marryto divorceto reduceto increasetomorrowyesterday
masterservantto refuseto agree, to accepttopbottom
maximumminimumregretsatisfactiontotalpartial
meangenerousto rememberto forgettownvillage
to meltto freezeto repairto damagetragedycomedy
menwomento replyto asktrivialimportant
to mendto breakreplyquestiontruefalse
messorderrepublicdictatorship, monarchyto trustto suspect
midnightnoonto restto workU
minimummaximumrichpooruglinessbeauty
minormajorrightleft, wronguglybeautiful, handsome, pretty
to missto hit, to catchto riseto sinkunderover
moderateextremeroughgentle, smooth, softto uniteto divide, to separate
modernancient, oldrudepoliteunitydivision
monarchyrepublicruralurbanupdown
moonsunSupstairsdownstairs
morelesssadhappyurbanrural
morningeveningsadnesshappinessurgentleisurely
mountainvalleysafedangeroususelessuseful
muchlittlesafetydangerV
Nsame, similardifferentvacantoccupied
narrowbroad, widesatisfactiondissatisfactionvalleymountain
nastynice, pleasantto satisfyto dissatisfyverticalhorizontal
nativeforeigner, strangerto saveto spend, to wastevictorydefeat
naturalartificialto screamto whispervillagetown
neardistant, farsecuritydangerviolentgentle
negativeaffirmativeseldomoftenvisitorhost
nephewnieceto sellto buyvoluntarycompulsory
neveralwaysto sendto receivevowelconsonant
newancient, oldto sitto standW
niceawful, nastyseniorjuniorwarpeace
niecenephewto separateto connect, to unitewarmcool
nightdayseriousfunnyto wasteto save
noyesservantmasterwaterland
nobodyeverybodyto set freeto arrestweakpowerful, strong
noisyquiet, silentshallowdeepwealthpoverty
noonmidnightsharpbluntwealthypoor
none ofall ofshelterexposureweddingdivorce
normalstrangeshortlong, tallwellill
northsouthto shoutto whisperwesteast
not yetalreadyto shutto openwetdry
nothingeverythingsickhealthyto whisperto scream, to shout
to noticeto ignoresilentnoisywhiteblack
nowthensilly, stupidintelligentwholepart
Osimplecomplicatedwidenarrow
occasionallyfrequentlyto sinkto risewifehusband
occupiedvacantsinglemarriedto winto lose
oddevensisterbrotherwinnerloser
offonslimfatwintersummer
oftenseldom, sometimesslowfast, quickto workto rest
oldmodern, new, youngsmallbig, large, tallwomanman
onoffsmoothroughwomenmen
to opento close, to shutsofthard, roughworsebetter
openclosed, shutsolidliquidworstbest
opponentsupportersombercolorful, cheerfulwrongcorrect, right
ordermesssomemanyY
ordinaryspecialsondaughteryesno
othersamesoulbodyyesterdaytomorrow
outinsoursweetyoungold
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