6th Class English Antonyms and Synonyms Antonyms and Synonyms

Antonyms and Synonyms

Category : 6th Class

 

Antonyms and Synonyms

 

Antonyms: The words which are opposite in meaning of a word. Some antonyms are given as examples.

 

S. No.

Word

Antonyms

1.     

TRAGEDY

Comedy

2.     

STRICT

Lenient

3.     

OVERT

Secret

4.     

UNIVERSAL

Regional

5.     

ALIVE

Dead

6.     

ANCESTORS

Descendants

7.     

SYNTHETIC

Natural

8.     

BLISS

Sorrow

9.     

SPREAD

Contract

10.   

DEEP

Shallow

11.   

LEND

Borrow

12.   

OFFER

Request

13.   

MINOR

Major

14.   

GORGEOUS

Plain

15.   

OPAQUE

Transparent

16.   

VIOLENT

Gentle

17.   

PRIDE

Humility

18.   

URBAN

Rural

19.   

PRIM

Rash

20.   

KEEN

Dull

21.   

HAUGHTY

Humble

22.   

ENOUGH

Inadequate

23.   

VIRTUE

Vice

24.   

SYMPATHY

Apathy

25.   

HAPPINESS

Grief

26.   

BOOST

Hinder

27.   

SMOOTH

Rough

28.   

BASE

Top

29.   

DISCOUNT

Premium

30.   

VOLUNTARY

Compulsory

 

Synonyms: The words which have similar meanings, but they are used differently. Some synonyms are given as examples.

 

S. No.

Word

Synonym

1.     

AMENITIES

Facilities

2.     

GRUESOME

Painful

3.     

SECURE

Safe

4.     

OBLIGATORY

Required

5.     

ABANDON

Discontinue

6.     

LETHARGY

Laxity

7.     

REBATE

Discount

8.     

DEFLECT

Divert

9.     

VULGAR

Coarse

10.   

MIRTH

Merriment

11.   

FALSE

Untrue

12.   

REVISE

Alter

13.   

DISTINGUISH

Differentiate

14.   

RECOVER

Recoup

15.   

GRATIFY

Pamper

16.   

BARTER

Exchange

17.   

OBJECT

Disapprove

18.   

RANGE

Expanse

19.   

ADVERSITY

Misfortune

20.   

CANDID

Frank

21.   

ADMIT

Confess

22.   

GRAVE

Solemn

23.   

PORTRAY

Draw

24.   

MAJESTIC

Grand

25.   

FAITH

Trust

26.   

AMPLE

Sufficient

27.   

TRIUMPH

Victory

28.   

DEAR

Costly

29.   

PREDICT

Foretell

30.   

INFINITE

Endless

 

Idioms and Phrases

An idiom is an expression, a word or a phrase. The meaning of an idiom is completely different from the literal meaning of its individuals elements. Idioms do not mean the same as what the words say but have a hidden meaning.

A phrase has two or more words which are related to each other. A phrase does not contain a verb and a subject.

Below are mentioned some idioms and phrases to develop your understanding.

 

1.            Let the cat out of the bag  a secret - To accidentally reveal

 

2.            An arm and a leg - Extremely expensive or costly

 

3.            Go the extra mile - To make a special effort

 

4.            Put your thinking cap on - To think in a serious manner

 

5.            Couch potato - A person who watches a lot of television and does little or no exercise

 

 

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