antonym /ˈantənɪm/

a

I. noun

a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad and good).
II. derivatives

1. antonymous /anˈtɒnɪməs /
adjective


2. antonymy /anˈtɒnəmi /
noun


– origin mid 19th cent.: from French antonyme, from ant- (from Greek anti- ‘against’) + Greek onuma ‘a name’.

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