antonymous
adjective see antonym

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antonymous — [an tän′ə məs] adj. of, or having the nature of, an antonym; opposite in meaning: also antonymic SYN. OPPOSITE * * * See antonymic. * * * …   Universalium

  • antonymous — index adverse (opposite), discordant, hostile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • antonymous — *opposite, contradictory, contrary, antithetical, antipodal, antipodean …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • antonymous — [an tän′ə məs] adj. of, or having the nature of, an antonym; opposite in meaning: also antonymic SYN. OPPOSITE …   English World dictionary

  • antonymous — adjective /ænˈtɒn.ɪ.məs,ænt.əˈnɪm.ʌs,ænˈtɑnɪməs/ a) having an opposite or diametrically opposed meaning b) of, or being an antonym Ant: synonymous …   Wiktionary

  • antonymous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Diametrically opposed: antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, antonymic, contradictory, contrary, converse2, counter, diametric, diametrical, opposing, opposite, polar, reverse. See SUPPORT …   English dictionary for students

  • antonymous — adj. pertaining to an antonym (word having the opposite meaning of another word) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antonymous — an·ton·y·mous …   English syllables

  • antonymous — adjective of words: having opposite meanings • Ant: ↑synonymous • Similar to: ↑complementary, ↑contradictory, ↑contrary, ↑contrastive, ↑incompatible, ↑converse …   Useful english dictionary

  • antonym — antonymous /an ton euh meuhs/, antonymic, adj. antonymy, n. /an teuh nim/, n. a word opposite in meaning to another. Fast is an antonym of slow. Cf. synonym (def. 1). [1865 70; ANT + (SYN …   Universalium

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