List of 200+ Antonyms From A to Z in English

Different from synonyms, antonyms are words which have almost opposite meanings. Most words can have one or more antonyms. Each time you learn a new English word, try to find out its antonyms. This is a good way to improve your vocabulary. Following is an antonyms list (or opposites list) from A to Z to help you expand vocabulary.

Antonyms

Learn antonyms list in English:

List of Antonyms (A-H)

  • Above – Below
  • Absent – Present
  • Achieve – Fail
  • Add – Subtract
  • Afraid – Confident
  • After – Before
  • Amateur – Professional
  • Ancient – Modern
  • Argue – Agree
  • Arrive – Depart
  • Arrogant – Humble
  • Ascend – Descend
  • Attack – Defend
  • Awake – Asleep
  • Bad – Good
  • Beautiful – Ugly
  • Before – After
  • Better – Worse
  • Big – Little
  • Birth – Death
  • Black – White
  • Blunt – Sharp
  • Bold – Timid
  • Brave – Cowardly
  • Brief – Long
  • Bright – Dull
  • Busy – Idle
  • Buy – Sell
  • Cautious – Careless
  • Cheap – Expensive
  • Clean – Dirty
  • Close – Open
  • Cold – Hot
  • Complex – Simple
  • Compliment – Insult
  • Cool – Warm
  • Crazy – Sane
  • Crooked – Straight
  • Cruel – Kind
  • Dark – Light
  • Day – Night
  • Deep – Shallow
  • Decrease – Increase
  • Demand – Supply
  • Destroy – Create
  • Divide – Unite
  • Down – Up
  • Drunk – Sober
  • East – West
  • Easy – Difficult
  • End – Begin
  • Even – Odd
  • Evening – Morning
  • Expand – Contract
  • Fail – Pass
  • False – True
  • Fat – Skinny
  • Fiction – Fact
  • Float – Sink
  • Follow – Lead
  • Foolish – Wise
  • Forgive – Blame
  • Freeze – Boil
  • Full – Empty
  • Generous – Stingy
  • Gentle – Rough
  • Giant – Dwarf
  • Give – Receive
  • Gloomy – Cheerful
  • Grief – Joy
  • Guilty – Innocent
  • Happy – Sad
  • Hard – Soft
  • Heaven – Hell
  • Heavy – Light
  • High – Low
  • Hire – Fire
  • Huge – Tiny
  • Hungry – Full

List of Antonyms (H-P)

  • Idle – Active
  • In – Out
  • Include – Exclude
  • Individual – Group
  • Innocent – Guilty
  • Inside – Outside
  • Joy – Sadness
  • Kind – Cruel
  • Knowledge – Ignorance
  • Last – First
  • Laugh – Cry
  • Less – More
  • Lie – Truth
  • Like – Dislike
  • Likely – Unlikely
  • Liquid – Solid
  • Lonely – Crowded
  • Long – Short
  • Loose – Tight
  • Lost – Found
  • Love – Hate
  • Major – Minor
  • Man – Woman
  • Marvelous – Terrible
  • Mature – Immature
  • Maximum – Minimum
  • Mix – Separate
  • Moist – Dry
  • More – Less
  • Most – Least
  • Move – Stay
  • Near – Far
  • Never – Always
  • New – Old
  • Noisy – Quiet
  • None – All
  • North – South
  • Nothing – Something
  • Now – Then
  • Obvious – Hidden
  • Odd – Even
  • Often – Seldom
  • Old – Young
  • On – Off
  • Optimist – Pessimist
  • Ordinary – Extraordinary
  • Over – Under
  • Pain – Pleasure
  • Panic – Calm
  • Partial – Complete
  • Passive – Active
  • Peace – War
  • Permanent – Unstable
  • Play – Work
  • Plentiful – Sparse
  • Polite – Rude
  • Poor – Rich
  • Positive – Negative
  • Powerful – Weak
  • Praise – Criticism
  • Pride – Modesty
  • Private – Public
  • Problem – Solution
  • Profit – Loss

List of Antonyms (Q-Y)

  • Quality – Inferiority
  • Quick – Slow
  • Raise – Lower
  • Random – Specific
  • Rare – Common
  • Raw – Cooked
  • Regret – Rejoice
  • Remember – Forget
  • Right – Wrong
  • Rigid – Flexible
  • Rise – Sink
  • Rough – Smooth
  • Rude – Polite
  • Same – Different
  • Segregate – Integrate
  • Seldom – Often
  • Sell – Buy
  • Send – Receive
  • Shame – Honor
  • Short – Long
  • Show – Hide
  • Simple – Complicated
  • Single – Married
  • Sour – Sweet
  • Spend – Earn
  • Start – Stop
  • Started – Finished
  • Stay – Leave
  • Stiff – Flexible
  • Stop – Go
  • Strength – Weakness
  • Strong – Weak
  • Student – Teacher
  • Sturdy – Weak
  • Sunny – Cloudy
  • Superb – Inferior
  • Tame – Wild
  • Teach – Learn
  • Temporary – Permanent
  • Thin – Wide
  • Tidy – Messy
  • Timid – Bold
  • Together – Apart
  • Top – Bottom
  • Toward – Away
  • Tragic – Comic
  • Transparent – Opaque
  • Triumph – Defeat
  • True – False
  • Union – Separation
  • Unique – Common
  • Upset – Stabilize
  • Urge – Deter
  • Vacant – Occupied
  • Vague – Definite
  • Vertical – Horizontal
  • Victory – Defeat
  • Villain – Hero
  • Visible – Invisible
  • Wax – Wane
  • Wealth – Poverty
  • Well – Sick
  • Wet – Dry
  • White – Black
  • Wild – Tame
  • Win – Lose
  • With – Without
  • Worthy – Worthless
  • Young – Old

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Khaled
Khaled
3 years ago

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Miracle
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2 years ago
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2 years ago

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Noob buddy
2 years ago

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1 year ago

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Nowshin Tabassum
Nowshin Tabassum
1 year ago

Is there any antonyms for class 5 easy. Pls help

Sara
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1 year ago

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1 year ago

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Chibuoke chamberlain Maduka
1 year ago

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1 year ago

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4 months ago

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Masonwabe
1 year ago

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Rahuman
1 year ago

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Hemsagar bariha
1 year ago
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10 months ago

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Astra
10 months ago

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Paulinus Ugwueze
10 months ago

Thank you so much

Margarita Velasco
Margarita Velasco
10 months ago

I have always loved vocabulary. I write down the words I do not know in a notebook, during my reading time. I look for definitions in this program that you offer. Later I write my words in 3 by 5 cards. Lastly, I memorize them. Thank you for your service.

Ben
Ben
9 months ago

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Isabella
Isabella
4 months ago

Thanks for sharing ma/sir.It really helped me in my studies.Im very much greatful

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