how to pronounce antonym

/ˈæn.tə.nɪm/

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antonym is pronounced in three syllables

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æntənɪm

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An example use of antonym in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… then we have not an exact antonym but …”

meanings of antonym

noun:

  1. A word that describes one end of a scale, while its opposite describes the other end, such as large versus small; a gradable antonym.
  2. (semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another word.

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