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List of 200+ Antonyms From A to Z in English

List of 200+ Antonyms From A to Z in English

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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

Antonyms List | Infographic

Antonyms | Infographic 1

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Antonyms | Infographic 2

Antonyms

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Thursday 21st of September 2023

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Abdulwahab

Tuesday 9th of May 2023

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Saturday 1st of October 2022

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Olamide

Monday 6th of February 2023

Any antonyms for fun

Olamide

Monday 6th of February 2023

Thanks

Phillip

Monday 23rd of May 2022

Any Antonyms for fun? 

Phillip

Monday 23rd of May 2022

Im Phillip, an I'm in fourth grade. How are you?