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antonym

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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antonyman‧to‧nym /ˈæntənɪm/ ●○○ noun [countable]  SLa word that means the opposite of another wordsynonym a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
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antonymA dictionary of synonyms and antonyms might also be useful.For example, the words hot and cold are antonyms that describe physical temperature.With pairs of antonyms, if one member undergoes a metaphorical extension, the other tends to change in a parallel fashion.
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