Synonoyms and Antonyms English Grammar For Class 6

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYNONYMS
A synonym is a word which is similar in meaning to another word. Here a list of synonyms:
Word   –    Synonym
Accommodation – Room
Admire – Praise
Allow – Permit
Altitude – Height
Annual – Yearly
Assembly – Gathering 
Assistance – Help
Brief – Short
Calm – Peaceful
Cautious – Careful 
Centre – Middle
Certain – Sure
Circular – Round
Commence – Begin
Conceal – Hide 
Conclusion – End
Conquest – Victory
Conversation – Talk
Correct – Right
Courageous – Brave
Courteous – Polite
Deceive – Cheat
Direct – Straight 
Prompt – Quick
End – Finish
Eminent – Famous
Drowsy – Sleepy
Discover – Find
Enough – Plenty
Excuse – Pardon
Foolish – Stupid
Glad – Happy
Grave – Serious
Happiness – Delight
Haste – Hurry
Hollow – Empty
Injure – Hurt
Join – Unite
Kind – Generous
Leave – Desert
Maximum – Most
Minimum – Least
Ordinary – Common
Reply – Answer
Vacant – Empty
Vast – Big
Wealthy – Rich
Wrong – Incorrect

Exercise 1
Write the Synonyms of the following words:
Loyal
Expand
Bright
Hollow
Surprised
Huge
Wide
Small
Exterior
Disappear
Eminent
Gentle
Abrupt
Annual
Drowsy
Quiet
Conclusion
Purchase
Courageous
Cheerful
Rich
Fast
ANTONYMS
An antonym is a word which is opposite in meaning to another another word. Here is a list of antonyms:
Word – Antonym
Accept – Reject
Agree – Disagree
Ancient – Modern
Arrival – Departure
Ascend – Descend
Attack – Defend
Beautiful – Ugly
High – Low
Haste – Delay
Happiness – Misery
Great – Small
Giant – Dwarf
Gain – Loss
Fresh – Stale
Freeze – Melt
Freedom – Slavery
Found – Lost
Famous – Unknown
False – True
Failure – Success
Honest – Dishonest
Tiny – Huge
Increase – Decrease
Beginning – End
Better – Worse
Bold – Timid
Borrow – Lend
Innocent – Guilty
Junior – Senior
Kind – Cruel
Lend – Borrow
Lenient – Strict
Light – Heavy
Loose – Tight
Lose – Win
Motion – Rest
Oral – Written
Peace – War
Permanent – Temporary
Please – Displease
Expensive – Cheap
Enemy – Friend
Empty – Full
Deep – Shallow
Dangerous – Safe
Cheerful – Gloomy
Certain – Doubtful
Broad – narrow
Bright – Dull
Brave – Coward
Borrow – Lend
Superior – Inferior
Wet – Dry
Wise – Foolish
Plus – Minus
Polite – Rude
Positive – Negative
Present – Absent
Profit – Loss
Punish – Reward
Purchase – Sell
Rare – Common
Remember – Forget
Rough – Smooth
Sickness – Health
Sweet – Sour
Wild – Tame
Wealth – Dearth

Exercise 2
The following is the list of words and their antonyms. Find the pairs and write them in the space provided below.
freedom, above, big, follower, junior, below, peace, alive, attractive, descend, dead, slavery, permanent, create, melt, night, departure, wet, ascend, day, superior, small, destroy, senior, dry, freeze, rise, war, temporary, ugly, strict, leader, arrival, lenient, fall, inferior

 

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