1000 Opposite words in English, Antonyms list

Learn most common 1000 Opposite words or Antonyms list in English which will help you a lot to learning English. You can also check our 30 common opposite Words in English.

Opposite Words list in English

Opposite Words list 01

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 A 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
Human Animal
Satisfy Annoy
Ask Answer
Question Answer

Opposite Words list 02

Synonym Antonym
Together Apart
Exactly Approximately
Free Arrest
Set free Arrest
Departure Arrival
Depart Arrive
Leave Arrive
Natural Artificial
Descent Ascent
Answer Ask
Reply Ask
Awake Asleep
Defence Attack
Defend Attack
Protect Attack
Protection Attack
Cellar Attic
Spring Autumn
Asleep Awake
Delicious Awful
Nice Awful
Pleasant Awful
In front of Back
In front of Back
Foreground Background
Forward Backward
Good Bad
Fortune Bad luck
Good luck Bad luck
Opposite Words list in English

Opposite Words list 03

Sell Buy
Excited Calm
Careless Careful
Careful Careless
Miss Catch
Throw Catch
Floor Ceiling
Attic Cellar
Outskirts Centre
Suburb Centre
Probably Certainly
Constant Changeable
Expensive Cheap
Adult   Child
Grownup Child
Parents Children
Dirty Clean
Cloudy Clear
Stupid Clever
Open Closed
Open Closed
Clear Cloudy
Sunny Cloudy
Heat Cold
Hot Cold
Go Come
Drama Comedy
Tragedy Comedy
Simple Complicated
Insult Compliment

Opposite Words list 04

Voluntary Compulsory
Separate Connect
Vowel Consonant
Changeable Constant
Destruction Construction
Interrupt Continue
Warm Cool
Wrong Correct
Fear Courage
Brave Cowardly
Courageous Cowardly
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 Defence
Attack Defend

Opposite Words list 05

Admit Deny
Arrive Depart
Arrival Departure
Ancestor Descendant
Ancestor Descendant
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
Clean Dirty
Health Disease
Near Distant
Unite Divide
Unity Division
Marriage Divorce
Marry Divorce
Wedding Divorce
Married Divorced
Foreign Domestic
Up Down
Upstairs Downstairs

Opposite Words list 06

Comedy Drama
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
Friend Enemy
Hate Enjoy
Exit Entrance
Odd Even
Morning Evening
Nobody Everybody
Nothing Everything
About Exactly
Approximately Exactly
Calm Excited
Boring Exciting
Include Exclude
Entrance Exit
Cheap Expensive
Import Export
Shelter Exposure

Opposite Words list 07

Moderate Extreme
Pass Fail
Succeed Fail
Success Failure
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
Backward Forward
Arrest Free
Melt Freeze
Occasionally Frequently
Enemy Friend
Rear Front
Empty Full
Serious Funny
Past Future
Particular General
Special General
Mean Generous
Rough Gentle
Strict Gentle

Opposite Words list 08

Violent Gentle
Lady Gentleman
Tiny Giant
Boy Girl
Take Give
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 Healty
Cold Heat
Hell Heaven
Light Heavy
Heaven Hell
There Here
Low High
Flat Hilly
Miss Hit
Desperate Hopeful
Hopeless Hopeful
Vertical Horizontal
Guest Host
Visitor Host
Cold Hot
Animal Human
Cruel Human
Dry Humid
Thirsty Hungry
Wife Husband
Notice Ignore
Healthy Ill
Well Ill
Emigrate Immigrate
Emigration Immigration
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

Opposite Words list 09

Gentleman Lady
Take off Land
Water Land
Early Late
Cry Laugh
Active Lazy
Busy Lazy
Follow Lead
Teach Learn
Enter Leave
Right Left
Borrow Lend
More Less
Stand Lie
Dark Light
Heavy Light
Solid Liquid
Much Little
Die Live
Short Long
Tight Loose
Find Lose
Win Lose
Winner Loser
Quiet Loud
Terrible Lovely
High Low
Raise Lower
Minor Major
Female Male
Woman Man
Few Many
Some Many
Divorce Marriage
Divorced Married
Single Married
Divorce Marry
Servant Master
Minimum Maximum
Generous Mean

Opposite Words list 10

Freeze Melt
Women Men
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
Awful Nice
Nasty Nice
Nephew Niece
Day Night
Yes No
Everybody Nobody
Silent Noisy
All None
Midnight Noon
Strange Normal
South North
Already Not yet
Everything Nothing
Ignore Notice
Then Now
Frequently Occasionally
Vacant Occupied
Even Odd
On Off
Seldom Often
Sometimes Often
Young Old
Fresh Old/stale
Off On
Close Open
Closed Open
Shut Open
Supporter Opponent
Mess Order
In Out
Inside Outside
Centre Outskirts
Under Over
Children Parents

Opposite Words list 11

Whole Part
Total Partial
General Particular
Future Past
Present Past
War Peace
Harvest Plant
Rude Polite
Rich Poor
Wealthy Poor
Wealth Poverty
Weak Powerful
Absence Presence
Public Private
Certainly Probably
Amateur Professional
Private Public
Push Pull
Teacher Pupil
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
Work Rest
Poor Rich
Left Right
Sink Rise
Smooth Rough

Opposite Words list 12

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
Fast Slow
Quick Slow
Big Small
Large Small
Tall 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
Winter Summer
Moon Sun
Rainy Sunny
Opponent Supporter
Trust Suspect
Bitter Sweet
Sour Sweet

Opposite Words list 13

Antonym Synonym
Give Take
Land Take off
Learn Teach
Pupil Teacher
Student Teacher
Lovely Terrible
Now Then
Here There
Thin Thick
Thick Thin
Hungry Thirsty
Giant Tiny
Huge Tiny
Apart Together
Yesterday Tomorrow
Bottom Top
Partial Total
Village Town
Suspect Trust
Beauty Ugliness
Beautiful Ugly
Handsome Ugly
Pretty Ugly
Over Under
Divide Unite
Division Unity
Down Up
Downstairs Upstairs
Rural Urban
Useless Useful
Useful Useless
Occupied Vacant
Mountain Valley
Horizontal Vertical
Defeat Victory
Town Village
Gentle Violent
Compulsory Voluntary
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
Man Woman
Men Women
Rest Work
Better Worse
Spread the love

Leave a comment