Antonyms

Antonyms are words that means the opposite. Their meanings are as different as possible from each other.

Example: The bread is hot.

Example: The ice cream is cold.

An antonym for hot is cold. Other words are icy, freezing, snowy, frigid, etc.

The opposite of certain words can be formed by adding a prefix, such as un, in, im, or dis.

Here are some opposites you should know.

Exercise:

What are the opposite of the following?

cold
tall
float
open
poor
tiny