English Grammar

500 Opposites Words in English (Antonyms)

500 Opposites Words in English (Antonyms)
Shahzad F. Malik
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

Opposites words in English (antonyms) are basically just words with opposite meanings to one another. Antonyms words list will help you add variety to your English Vocabulary usage.

Opposites Words in English

Below we’ll take a look at these different types of antonyms (opposites words):

Word Opposite Word Opposite
Exactly About, Approximately Below Above
Presence Absence Lack Abundance
Intentional Accidental Lazy Active
Subtract Add Deny Admit
Child Adult Elementary Advanced
Negative Affirmative Before After
For Against Argue Agree
Refuse Agree None Of Al Lot Of
Different Alike Dead Alive
Forbid Allow Not Yet Already
Never Always Professional Amateur
Bore Amuse Descendant Ancestor
Modern Ancient New Ancient
Devil Angel Devil Angel
Human Animal Satisfy Annoy
Ask Answer Question Answer
Exactly Approximately Free Arrest
Set Free Arrest Departure Arrival
Depart Arrive Leave Arrive
Natural Artificial Descent Ascent
Answer Ask Reply Ask
Awake Asleep Awake Asleep
Defense Attack Defend Attack
Protect Attack Protection Attack
Cellar Attic Spring Autumn
Pleasant Awful In Front Of Back
Foreground Background Forward Backward
Good Bad Fortune Bad Luck
Good Luck Bad Luck Ugly Beautiful
Ugliness Beauty After Before
End Begin Finish Begin
End Beginning Ending Beginning
Above Below Little Big
Small Big Death Birth, Life
White Black Sharp Blunt
Soul Body Amuse Bore
Be Interested In Bore Exciting Boring
Interesting Boring Lend Borrow
Girl Boy Afraid Brave
Cowardly Brave, Courageous Fix Break
Mend Break Narrow Broad
Sister Brother Destroy Build
Sell Buy Excited Calm
Careless Careful Careful Careless
Careful Careless Miss Catch
Floor Ceiling Attic Cellar
Outskirts Centre Suburb Centre
Probably Certainly Constant Changeable
Expensive Cheap Adult Child
Parents Children Dirty Clean
Cloudy Clear, Sunny, Bright Stupid Clever
Open Closed Clear Cloudy
Heat Cold Hot Cold
Go Come Drama Comedy
Simple Complicated Insult Compliment
Voluntary Compulsory Separate Connect
Vowel Consonant Changeable Constant
Destruction Construction Destruction Construction
Interrupt Continue Warm Cool
False Correct, True Fear Courage
Fear Courage Brave Cowardly
Courageous Cowardly Brave Cowardly, Afraid
Humane Cruel Kind Cruel
Laugh Cry Repair Damage
Safety Danger Security Danger
Safe Dangerous Light Dark
Son Daughter Dusk Dawn
Night Day Alive Dead
Birth Death Life Death
High Deep Shallow Deep
Victory Defeat Attack Defend
Awful Delicious, Nice, Pleasant Admit Deny
Arrive Depart Arrival Departure
Ancestor Descendant Ascent Descent
Ascent Descent Hopeful Desperate
Build Destroy Create Destroy
Form Destroy Construction Destruction
Angel Devil Republic Dictatorship
Live Die Alike Different
Equal Different Same Different
Easy Difficult, Hard Clean Dirty
Health Disease Near Distant
Unite Divide Unity Division
Marriage Divorce Marry Divorce
Wedding Divorce Married Divorced
Foreign Domestic Up Down
Upstairs Downstairs Comedy Drama, Tragedy
Humid Dry Wet Dry
Dawn Dusk Late Early
West East Difficult Easy
Hard Easy Advanced Elementary
Immigrate Emigrate Immigration Emigration
Full Empty Begin End
Beginning End, Ending Friend Enemy
Friend Enemy Hate Enjoy
Exit Entrance Exit Entrance
Odd Even Morning Evening
Nobody Everybody Nothing Everything
Approximately Exactly Calm Excited
Boring Exciting, Interesting Include Exclude
Entrance Exit Cheap Expensive
Import Export Shelter Exposure
Moderate Extreme Pass Fail
Success Failure True False
Correct False, Wrong Slow Fast
Slim Fat Courage Fear
Male Female Many Few
First Final Start Finish
Final First Last First
Break Fix Hilly Flat
Ceiling Floor Lead Follow
Against For Allow Forbid
Let Forbid Permit Forbid
Background Foreground Domestic Foreign
Native Foreigner Remember Forget
Bad Luck Fortune Melt Freeze
Occasionally Frequently Enemy Friend
Rear Front Empty Full
Serious Funny Past Future
Particular General Special General
Mean Generous Rough Gentle
Strict Gentle Violent Gentle
Lady Gentleman Boy Girl
Come Go Bad Good
Bad Luck Good Luck Host Guest
Innocent Guilty Sadness Happiness
Sad Happy Soft Hard
Plant Harvest Enjoy Hate
Like Hate Love Hate
Disease Health Sick Healthy
Ill Healthy Cold Heat
Hell Heaven Light Heavy
Heaven Hell Low High
Flat Hilly Miss Hit
Desperate Hopeful Hopeless Hopeful
Vertical Horizontal Guest Host
Visitor Host Cold Hot
Cold (Kalt) Hot Animal Human
Cruel Human, Kind Dry Humid, Wet
Notice Ignore Healthy Ill
Well Ill Emigrate Immigrate
Export Import Out In
Back In Front Of Behind In Front Of
Exclude Include Reduce Increase
Guilty Innocent Outside Inside
Compliment Insult Silly Intelligent
Accidental Intentional Dull Interesting
Continue Interrupt Senior Junior
Abundance Lack Plenty Lack
Gentleman Lady Water Land
Early Late Cry Laugh
Active Lazy Busy Lazy
Follow Lead Enter Leave
Right Left Borrow Lend
More Less Stand Lie
Dark Light Heavy Light
Solid Liquid Much Little
Die Live Short Long
Find Lose Quiet Loud
High Low Raise Lower
Minor Major Female Male
Female Male Few Many
Some Many Divorce Marriage, Wedding
Divorced Married Single Married
Divorce Marry Servant Master
Minimum Maximum Generous Mean
Freeze Melt Order Mess
Noon Midnight Maximum Minimum
Major Minor Catch Miss
Hit Miss Extreme Moderate
Ancient Modern Old Modern
Sun Moon Less More
Evening Morning Valley Mountain
Little Much Broad Narrow
Wide Narrow Foreigner Native
Stranger Native Artificial Natural
Distant Near Far Near
Affirmative Negative Niece Nephew
Always Never Nasty Nice
Nephew Niece Day Night
Everybody Nobody Silent Noisy
All None Midnight Noon
Strange Normal South North
Already Not Yet Everything Nothing
Ignore Notice Frequently Occasionally
Vacant Occupied Even Odd
On Off Seldom Often
Fresh Old/Stale Off On
Close Open Shut Open
Mess Order In Out
Inside Outside Centre Outskirts, Suburb
Under Over Children Parents
Whole Part General Particular
Present Past Future Past, Present
War Peace Harvest Plant
Rude Polite Rich Poor
Wealthy Poor Weak Powerful
Absence Presence Public Private
Certainly Probably Suggested: 12 Tenses Rules
Amateur Professional Private Public
Push Pull Pull Push
Answer Question Reply Question
Loud Quiet Noisy Quiet
Lower Raise Front Rear
Send Receive Increase Reduce
Accept Refuse Agree Refuse
Satisfaction Regret Forget Remember
Damage Repair Dictatorship Republic
Monarchy Republic Poor Rich
Left Right Sink Rise
Smooth Rough Polite Rude
Urban Rural Happy Sad
Happiness Sadness Dangerous Safe
Sugar Salt Other Same
Regret Satisfaction Annoy Satisfy
Waste Save Whisper Scream
Danger Security Often Seldom
Buy Sell Receive Send
Junior Senior Connect Separate
Funny Serious Master Servant
Deep Shallow Blunt Sharp
Exposure Shelter Long Short
Intelligent Silly Complicated Simple
Rise Sink Brother Sister
Stand Sit Fat Slim
Fat Slim, Thin Fast Slow
Quick Slow Big Small
Large Small Rough Smooth
Liquid Solid Daughter Son
Body Soul North South
Ordinary Special Save Spend
Autumn spring Lie Stand
Sit Stand Finish Start
Stop Start Start Stop
Normal Strange Clever Stupid
Add Subtract Fail Succeed
Failure Success Salt Sugar
Moon Sun Rainy Sunny
Opponent Supporter Trust Suspect
Bitter Sweet Sour Sweet
Antonym Synonym Give Take
Land Take Off Learn Teach
Pupil Teacher Student Teacher
Lovely Terrible Now Then
Here There Hungry Thirsty
Giant Tiny Huge Tiny
To Deny To Admit To Argue To Agree
To Forbid To Allow, To Let, To Permit To Bore To Amuse, To Be Interested In
To Ask To Answer To Free To Arrest
To Depart To Arrive To Answer To Ask
To Defend To Attack To End To Begin
To Finish To Begin To Amuse To Bore
To Fix To Break To Destroy To Build, To Create, To Form
To Attack To Defend To Admit To Deny
To Arrive To Depart, To Leave To Build To Destroy
To Create To Destroy To Form To Destroy
To Begin To End, To Stop, To Finish To Allow To Forbid
To Arrest To Free, To Set Free To Come To Go
To Enjoy To Hate To Emigrate To Immigrate
To Exclude To Include To Continue To Interrupt
To Cry To Laugh To Follow To Lead
To Enter To Leave To Borrow To Lend
To Die To Live To Find To Lose
To Divorce To Marry To Freeze To Melt
To Break To Mend, To Fix Must Try:  synonyms antonyms list
To Catch To Miss, To Throw To Close To Open
To Accept To Refuse To Agree To Refuse, To Argue
To Forget To Remember To Damage To Repair
To Annoy To Satisfy To Buy To Sell
To Connect To Separate To Add To Subtract
To Fail To Succeed, To Pass To Divide To Unite
To Cry To Whisper Apart Together
Bottom Top Partial Total
Village Town False True
Beauty Ugliness Handsome Ugly
Pretty Ugly Over Under
Divide Unite Division Unity
Downstairs Upstairs Rural Urban
Useless Useful Useful Useless
Occupied Vacant Mountain Valley
Horizontal Vertical Defeat Victory
Defeat Victory Gentle Violent
Compulsory Voluntary Consonant Vowel
Consonant Vowel Peace War
Cool Warm Land Water
Powerful Weak Strong Weak
Poverty Wealth East West
Cry Whisper Scream Whisper
Shout Whisper Black White
Part Whole Husband Wife
Lose Win Loser Winner
Summer Winter Men Women
Rest Work Better Worse
Best Worst Correct Wrong
Right Wrong No Yes

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