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antonym


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antonym  \An"to*nym\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  a  word  used  in  substitution  for 
  another;  ?  +  ?,  ?,  a  word.] 
  A  word  of  opposite  meaning;  a  counterterm;  --  used  as  a 
  correlative  of  synonym.  [R.]  --C.  J.  Smith. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antonym 
  n  :  two  words  that  express  opposing  concepts;  "to  him  the 
  opposite  of  gay  was  depressed"  [syn:  {opposite  word},  {opposite}] 




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