Antonyms and synonyms

Explore antonyms and synonyms.

Antonym

An antonym has the opposite meaning to a given word.

WordAntonym
thin thick
open closed
light heavy/dark
lose find
forget remember
harsh gentle
harmful harmless
something nothing
arrival departure
buy sell
true false
full empty
guilty innocent
pretty ugly
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Synonym

A synonym has the same or similar meaning to a given word.

WordSynonyms
big large, bulky, burly, capacious, colossal, enormous, extensive, fat, gigantic, heavyweight, hefty, huge, humongous, immense, jumbo, mammoth, massive, roomy, sizable, spacious, tremendous, vast
small little, diminutive, limited, meager, microscopic, mini, miniature, minuscule, minute, petite, pint-sized, puny, runty, short, slight, stunted, teeny, trivial, undersized

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