antoniem

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ -niem: Created in 1870, to serve as opposite of synonym, from Ancient Greek anti- "equal to, instead of, opposite" + -onym from Ancient Greek ὄνομα (onoma) 'name, word'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -im
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  • Hyphenation: an‧to‧niem

Noun[edit]

antoniem n (plural antoniemen, diminutive antoniempje n)

  1. antonym (word which has the opposite meaning)

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