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Antonyms

  1. 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  2. 2. www.learninglinksindia.org
  3. 3. Meaning of Antonyms Antonyms are words which have almost opposite meanings. Most words can have one or more antonyms. 3 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  4. 4. Definition A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word. 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  5. 5. The antonyms are divided into 3 categories of: •Gradable Antonyms •Complementary Antonyms •Converse or Relational Antonyms 5 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  6. 6. Types of Antonyms (1) Gradable Antonyms "Gradable antonyms include pairs like the following: beautiful - ugly expensive - cheap fast - slow hot - cold increase – decrease (2) Complementary Antonyms "Complementary antonyms are another subtype of antonymy: if you are one, you cannot be the other; these are 'absolute' opposites. That is, if you are dead, you cannot also be alive. (3) Converse or Relational Antonyms The pairs above - below, before - after, precede - follow, buy - sell, and lend- borrow exemplify this category. 6 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  7. 7. Examples of Antonyms 7 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  8. 8. Examples of Antonyms • The coffee is Hot. • The weather is Cold. 8 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  9. 9. Exercise 1 1. He is tall. Short Big Huge Hungry 2. It is hot outside. Warm Breezy Cold Stormy 3. This seems like a good hotel. Brilliant Great 9 Bad Dirty DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  10. 10. Answer 1. He is tall. Short Big Huge Hungry 2. It is hot outside. Warm Breezy Cold Stormy 3. This seems like a good hotel. Brilliant Great 10 Bad Dirty DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  11. 11. Exercise 2 1. We are going to talk with our ENEMIES Lost Friends Neighbors. Rivals. 2. Mr. Brown always makes EASY tests Soft Strong Hard Weak 3. OPEN the door, please! Close Free 11 Huge Soak DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  12. 12. Answer 1. We are going to talk with our ENEMIES Lost Friends Neighbors. Rivals. 2. Mr. Brown always makes EASY tests Soft Strong Hard Weak 3. OPEN the door, please! Close Free 12 Huge Soak DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  13. 13. 13 www.learninglinksindia.org

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