Antonym facts for kids

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An antonym is a word that has the opposite meaning of another word. They also are called opposites. The opposite of antonym is synonym. Hot and cold are antonyms, whereas hot and torrid are synonyms.

Here are some opposite words:
hot | left right
up down
near far
small big
alive dead
young old
day night
human animal
male female
wet dry

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