Words of the Day: Synonym and Antonym


  syn-o-nym / ˈsi-nə-ˌnim   noun  
  1. one of two or more words that have the same meaning in the same language
‘Google’ is not a synonym for ‘research’. Dan Brown, 1964-  
  1. a word or phrase that has become so closely associated with something that it comes to embody it
Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success. Philip Guedalla, 1889-1944  


  an-to-nym / ˈan-tə-ˌnim   noun  
  1. a word with an opposite meaning to another word
Anger, frustration, jealousy, greed, and hatred are the antonyms to love. from ‘Dead Toad Scrolls’ by Kilroy J. Oldster, ?-