Most Important Opposite Words List

Most Important Opposite Words List





  • allow – forbid
  • already – not yet
  • always – never
  • ancient – modern
  • amateur – professional
  • amuse – bore
  • ancestor – descendant
  • angel – devil
  • animal – human
  • annoy – satisfy
  • answer – ask
  • answer – question
  • antonym – synonym
  • apart – together
  • argue – agree
  • arrest – free
  • arrival – departure
  • arrive – depart
  • artificial – natural
  • ascent – descent
  • ask – answer
  • asleep – awake
  • attack – defend
  • attack – defence
  • attic – cellar
  • autumn – spring
  • awake – asleep
  • awful – nice
  • back – in front of
  • backward – forward
  • bad – good
  • bottom – top
  • boy – girl
  • brave – cowardly
  • break – fix
  • broad – narrow
  • careful – careless
  • careless – careful
  • catch – miss
  • ceiling – floor
  • cellar – attic
  • certainly – probably
  • clever – stupid
  • close – open
  • closed – open
  • cloudy – clear
  • death – birth
  • deep – shallow
  • defeat – victory




  • end – beginning
  • ending – beginning
  • enemy – friend
  • enjoy – hate
  • enter – leave
  • entrance – exit
  • equal – different
  • even – odd
  • excited – calm
  • exciting – boring
  • exclude – include
  • exit – entrance
  • failure – success
  • false – true
  • far – near
  • few – many
  • final – first
  • find – lose
  • finish – begin
  • finish – start
  • first – final
  • fix – break
  • flat – hilly
  • floor – ceiling
  • follow – lead
  • forbid – allow
  • foreign – domestic
  • foreigner – native
  • form – destroy
  • fortune – bad luck
  • fresh – old/stale
  • harvest – plant
  • health – disease
  • healthy – ill
  • heaven – hell
  • heavy – light
  • hell – heaven
  • host – guest
  • huge – tiny
  • human – animal
  • humane – cruel
  • humid – dry
  • hungry – thirsty
  • husband – wife
  • in front of – back
  • ignore – notice
  • import – export
  • in – out
  • include – exclude




  • like – hate
  • liquid – solid
  • little – big
  • little – much
  • live – die
  • long – short
  • lose – win
  • loud – quiet
  • love – hate
  • lovely – terrible
  • low – high
  • lower – raise
  • major – minor
  • male – female
  • miss – catch
  • moon – sun
  • more – less
  • much – little
  • nasty – nice
  • new – ancient
  • nice – awful
  • niece – nephew
  • night – day
  • plant – harvest
  • plenty – lack
  • pleasant – awful
  • rear – front
  • right – left
  • rude – polite
  • rural – urban
  • sad – happy
  • satisfy – annoy
  • small – big
  • smooth – rough
  • some – many
  • south – north
  • start – finish
  • town – village
  • ugly – beautiful
  • under – over
  • wide – narrow
  • wife – husband
  • work – rest
  • woman – man
  • young – old

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