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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

circa 1870: ant- +‎ -onym

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: ǎnt′ənĭm'
  • IPA(key): /ˈæntəˌnɪm/
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NounEdit

antonym (plural antonyms)

  1. (semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another word.
    Synonym: opposite
    Antonym: synonym
    “rich” is an antonym of “poor”; “full” is an antonym of “empty”
    1. A word that describes one end of a scale, while its opposite describes the other end, such as large versus small; a gradable antonym.
      • 2005, Andrew John Merrison, Aileen Bloomer, Patrick Griffiths and Christopher J. Hall, Introducing Language in Use[1], page 111:
        All four lines of the pattern are required to establish that hot and cold are antonyms.
        The water is hot entails The water is not cold.
        The water is cold entails The water is not hot.
        The water is not hot does not entail The water is cold.
        The water is not cold does not entail The water is hot.

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DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

antonym

  1. antonymous

InflectionEdit

Inflection of antonym
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular antonym 2
Neuter singular antonymt 2
Plural antonyme 2
Definite attributive1 antonyme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

NounEdit

antonym n (singular definite antonymet, plural indefinite antonymer)

  1. antonym

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek antonymia, from ἀντί (antí, against) + ὄνυμα (ónuma)

NounEdit

antonym n (definite singular antonymet, indefinite plural antonym or antonymer, definite plural antonyma or antonymene)

  1. antonym

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek antonymia, from ἀντί (antí, against) + ὄνυμα (ónuma)

NounEdit

antonym n (definite singular antonymet, indefinite plural antonym, definite plural antonyma)

  1. antonym

AntonymsEdit

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

antonym (comparative mer antonym, superlative mest antonym)

  1. antonymous

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of antonym
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular antonym mer antonym mest antonym
Neuter singular antonymt mer antonymt mest antonymt
Plural antonyma mer antonyma mest antonyma
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 antonyme mer antonyme mest antonyme
All antonyma mer antonyma mest antonyma
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

NounEdit

antonym c

  1. antonym

DeclensionEdit

Declension of antonym 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative antonym antonymen antonymer antonymerna
Genitive antonyms antonymens antonymers antonymernas

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