1000 Opposite Words in English

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1000 Opposite Words in English



about – exactly
above – below
absence – presence
abundance – lack
accept – refuse
accidental – intentional
active – lazy
add – subtract
admit – deny
adult – child
advanced – elementary
affirmative – negative
afraid – brave
after – before
against – for
alike – different
alive – dead
all – none
allow – forbid
already – not yet
always – never
ancient – modern
ancestor – descendant
agree – refuse




amateur – professional
amuse – bore
ancestor – descendant
angel – devil
animal – human
annoy – satisfy
answer – ask
answer – question
antonym – synonym
apart – together
approximately – exactly
argue – agree
arrest – free
arrival – departure
arrive – depart
artificial – natural
ascent – descent
ask – answer
asleep – awake
attack – defend
attack – defence
attic – cellar
autumn – spring
awake – asleep
awful – nice
back – in front of
background – foreground
backward – forward
bad – good
bad luck – fortune
beauty – ugliness
before – after
begin – end
beginning – end
behind – in front of
below – above
best – worst





better – worse
beautiful – ugly
big – small
birth – death
bitter – sweet
black – white
blunt – sharp
body – soul
bore – amuse
boring – exciting
borrow – lend
bottom – top
boy – girl
brave – cowardly
break – fix
broad – narrow
brother – sister
build – destroy
busy – lazy
buy – sell
calm – excited
careful – careless
careless – careful
catch – miss
ceiling – floor
cellar – attic
centre – outskirts
certainly – probably
changeable – constant
cheap – expensive
child – adult
children – parents
clean – dirty
clear – cloudy
clever – stupid
close – open
closed – open
cloudy – clear
cold – hot
cold – heat

come – go
comedy – drama
complicated – simple
compliment – insult
compulsory – voluntary
connect – separate
consonant – vowel
constant – changeable
construction – destruction
continue – interrupt
cool – warm
correct – wrong
courage – fear
courageous – cowardly
cowardly – brave
create – destroy
cruel – human
cry – whisper
cry – laugh
damage – repair
danger – security
dangerous – safe
dark – light
daughter – son
dawn – dusk
day – night
dead – alive
death – birth
deep – shallow
defeat – victory
defence – attack
defend – attack
delicious – awful
deny – admit
depart – arrive
departure – arrival
descendant – ancestor
descent – ascent
desperate – hopeful
destroy – build
destruction – construction
devil – angel
dictatorship – republic
die – live
different – alike
difficult – easy
dirty – clean
disease – health
distant – near
divide – unite
division – unity
divorce – marry
divorce – marriage
divorced – married
domestic – foreign
down – up
downstairs – upstairs
drama – comedy
dry – humid
dull – interesting
dusk – dawn
early – late
east – west
easy – difficult
elementary – advanced
emigrate – immigrate
emigration – immigration
empty – full
end – begin
end – beginning
ending – beginning
enemy – friend
enjoy – hate
enter – leave
entrance – exit
equal – different
even – odd
evening – morning
everybody – nobody
everything – nothing
exactly – approximately
excited – calm
exciting – boring
exclude – include
exit – entrance
expensive – cheap
export – import
exposure – shelter
extreme – moderate
fail – succeed
failure – success
false – true
far – near
fast – slow
fat – slim
fear – courage
female – male
few – many
final – first
find – lose
finish – begin
finish – start
first – final
fix – break
flat – hilly
floor – ceiling
follow – lead
forbid – allow
for – against
foreground – background
foreign – domestic
foreigner – native
forget – remember
form – destroy
fortune – bad luck
forward – backward
free – arrest
freeze – melt
frequently – occasionally
fresh – old/stale
friend – enemy
front – rear
in front of – back
full – empty
funny – serious
future – past
general – particular
generous – mean
gentle – violent
gentleman – lady
giant – tiny
girl – boy
give – take
go – come
good – bad
grown-up – child
guest – host
guilty – innocent
happiness – sadness
happy – sad
handsome – ugly
hard – easy
harvest – plant
hate – enjoy
health – disease
healthy – ill
heat – cold
heaven – hell
heavy – light
hell – heaven
here – there
high – deep
high – low
hilly – flat
hit – miss
hopeful – desperate
hopeless – hopeful
horizontal – vertical
host – guest
hot – cold
huge – tiny
human – animal
humane – cruel
humid – dry
hungry – thirsty
husband – wife
in front of – back
ignore – notice
ill – healty
immigrate – emigrate
immigration – emigration
import – export
in – out
include – exclude
increase – reduce
innocent – guilty
inside – outside
insult – compliment
intelligent – silly
intentional – accidental
be interested in – bore
interesting – boring
interrupt – continue
junior – senior
kind – cruel
lack – abundance
lady – gentleman
land – take off
land – water
large – small
last – first
late – early
laugh – cry
lazy – active
lead – follow
learn – teach
leave – arrive
left – right
lend – borrow
less – more
let – forbid
lie – stand
life – death
light – dark
light – heavy
like – hate
liquid – solid
little – big
little – much
live – die
long – short
lose – win
loser – winner
loud – quiet
love – hate
lovely – terrible
low – high
lower – raise
bad luck – good luck
good luck – bad luck
major – minor
male – female
man – woman
many – few
marriage – divorce
married – divorced
marry – divorce
master – servant
maximum – minimum
mean – generous
melt – freeze
men – women
mend – break
mess – order
midnight – noon
minimum – maximum
minor – major
miss – hit
miss – catch
moderate – extreme
modern – ancient
monarchy – republic
moon – sun
more – less
morning – evening
mountain – valley
much – little
narrow – broad
nasty – nice
native – foreigner
natural – artificial
near – distant
negative – affirmative
nephew – niece
never – always
new – ancient
nice – awful
niece – nephew
night – day
no – yes
nobody – everybody
noisy – quiet
noon – midnight
none of – al lof
normal – strange
north – south
not yet – already
nothing – everything
notice – ignore
now – then
occasionally – frequently
occupied – vacant
odd – even
off – on
often – seldom
old – modern
on – off
open – closed
open – closed
opponent – supporter
order – mess
ordinary – special
other – same
out – in

outside – inside
outskirts – centre
over – under
parents – children
part – whole
partial – total
particular – general
pass – fail
past – future
peace – war
permit – forbid
plant – harvest
plenty – lack
pleasant – awful
polite – rude
poor – rich
poverty – wealth
powerful – weak
presence – absence
present – past
pretty – ugly
private – public
probably – certainly
professional – amateur
protect – attack
protection – attack
public – private
pull – push
pupil – teacher
push – pull
question – answer
quick – slow
quiet – loud
raise – lower
rainy – sunny
rear – front
receive – send
reduce – increase
refuse – agree
regret – satisfaction
remember – forget
repair – damage
reply – ask
reply – question
republic – dictatorship
rest – work
rich – poor
right – left
right – wrong
rise – sink
rough – gentle
rough – smooth
rude – polite
rural – urban
sad – happy
sadness – happiness
safe – dangerous
safety – danger
salt – sugar
same – different
satisfaction – regret
satisfy – annoy
save – spend
scream – whisper
security – danger
seldom – often
sell – buy
send – receive
senior – junior
separate – connect
serious – funny
servant – master
set free – arrest
shallow – deep
sharp – blunt
shelter – exposure
short – long
shout – whisper
shut – open
sick – healthy
silent – noisy
silly – intelligent
simple – complicated
sink – rise
single – married
sister – brother
sit – stand
slim – fat
slow – fast
small – big
smooth – rough
soft – hard
solid – liquid
some – many
sometimes – often
son – daughter
soul – body
sour – sweet
south – north
special – general
spring – autumn
stand – sit
start – stop
start – finish
stop – start
stand – lie
strange – normal
stranger – native
strict – gentle
strong – weak
student – teacher
stupid – clever
suburb – centre
succeed – fail
success – failure
subtract – add
sugar – salt
summer – winter
sun – moon
sunny – cloudy
supporter – opponent
suspect – trust
sweet – bitter
synonym – antonym
take – give
take off – land
tall – small
teach – learn
teacher – pupil
then – now
terrible – lovely
there – here
thick – thin
thin – thick
thirsty – hungry
throw – catch
tight – loose
tiny – giant
together – apart
tomorrow – yesterday
top – bottom
total – partial
town – village
tragedy – comedy
true – false
trust – suspect
ugliness – beauty
ugly – beautiful
under – over
unite – divide
unity – division
up – down
upstairs – downstairs
urban – rural
useful – useless
useless – useful
vacant – occupied
valley – mountain
vertical – horizontal
victory – defeat
village – town
violent – gentle
visitor – host
voluntary – compulsory
vowel – consonant
war – peace
warm – cool
waste – save
water – land
weak – powerful
wealth – poverty
wealthy – poor
wedding – divorce
well- ill
west – east
wet – dry
whisper – scream
white – black
whole – part
wide – narrow
wife – husband
win – lose
winner – loser
winter – summer
work – rest
woman – man
women – men
worse – better
worst – best
wrong – correct
yes – – no
yesterday – tomorrow
young – old


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