Match the antonyms. Antonyms Matching Worksheet 4

Opposites

match the antonyms

They are important for building vocabulary and enhancing reading comprehension. Some common opposites are: A absent - present abundant - scarce accept - decline, refuse accurate - inaccurate admit - deny advantage - disadvantage against - for agree - disagree alive - dead all - none, nothing ally - enemy always - never ancient - modern answer - question antonym - synonym apart - together appear - disappear, vanish approve - disapprove arrive - depart artificial - natural ascend - descend attic - cellar attractive - repulsive awake - asleep B backward - forward bad - good beautiful - ugly before - after begin - end below - above bent - straight best - worst better - worse, worst big - little, small black - white blame - praise bless - curse bitter - sweet borrow - lend bottom - top boy - girl brave - cowardly build - destroy bold - meek, timid borrow - lend bound - unbound, free boundless - limited bright - dim, dull brighten - fade broad - narrow C calm - windy, troubled can - cannot, can't capable - incapable captive - free careful - careless cheap - expensive cheerful - sad, discouraged, dreary clear - cloudy, opaque clever - stupid clockwise - counterclockwise close - far, distant closed - ajar, open clumsy - graceful cold - hot combine - separate come - go comfort - discomfort common - rare conceal - reveal contract - expand cool - warm correct - incorrect, wrong courage - cowardice create - destroy crooked - straight cruel - kind compulsory - voluntary courteous - discourteous, rude D dangerous - safe dark - light day - night daytime - nighttime dead - alive decline - accept, increase decrease - increase deep - shallow definite - indefinite demand - supply despair - hope dim - bright disappear - appear discourage - encourage diseased - healthy down - up downwards - upwards dreary - cheerful dry - moist, wet dull - bright, shiny dusk - dawn E early - late east - west easy - hard, difficult empty - full encourage - discourage end - begin, start enter - exit even - odd expand - contract export - import exterior - interior external - internal F fade - brighten fail - succeed false - true famous - unknown far - near fast - slow fat - thin feeble - strong, powerful few - many find - lose first - last float - sink foolish - wise fore - aft free - bound, captive fold - unfold forget - remember found - lost fresh - stale frequent - seldom friend - enemy for - against fortunate - unfortunate full - empty G generous - stingy gentle - rough get - give giant - tiny, small, dwarf girl - boy give - receive, take glad - sad, sorry gloomy - cheerful go - stop good - bad, evil grant - refuse great - tiny, small, unimportant grow - shrink guest - host guilty - innocent H happy - sad hard - easy hard - soft harmful - harmless harsh - mild hate - love haves - have-nots healthy - diseased, ill, sick heaven - hell heavy - light help - hinder here - there hero - coward high - low hill - valley hinder - help honest - dishonest horizontal - vertical hot - cold humble - proud I ill - healthy, well immense - tiny, small important - trivial in - out include - exclude increase - decrease inferior - superior inhale - exhale inner - outer inside - outside intelligent - stupid, unintelligent interesting - boring interior - exterior interesting - dull, uninteresting internal - external intentional - accidental J join - separate junior - senior just - unjust justice - injustice K knowledge - ignorance known - unknown L landlord - tenant large - small last - first laugh - cry lawful - unlawful, illegal lazy - industrious leader - follower left - right lend -borrow lengthen - shorten lenient - strict left - right less - more light - dark, heavy like - dislike, hate likely - unlikely limited - boundless little - big long - short loose - tight lose - find loss - win loud - quiet love - hate low - high loyal - disloyal M mad - happy, sane major - minor many - few mature - immature maximum - minimum melt - freeze merry - sad messy - neat minor - major minority - majority miser - spendthrift misunderstand - understand more - less N nadir - zenith narrow - wide near - far, distant neat - messy, untidy never - always new - old night - day nighttime - daytime no - yes noisy - quiet none - some north - south O obedient - disobedient odd - even offer - refuse old - young old - new on - off open - closed, shut opposite- same, similar optimist - pessimist out - in outer - inner over - under P past - present patient - impatient peace - war permanent - temporary plentiful - scarce plural - singular poetry - prose polite - rude, impolite possible - impossible poverty - wealth, riches powerful - weak pretty - ugly private - public prudent - imprudent pure - impure, contaminated push - pull Q qualified - unqualified question - answer quiet - loud, noisy R raise - lower rapid - slow rare - common regular - irregular real - fake rich - poor right - left, wrong right-side-up - upside-down rough - smooth rude - courteous S safe - unsafe same - opposite satisfactory - unsatisfactory secure - insecure scatter - collect separate - join, together serious - trivial second-hand - new shallow - deep shrink - grow sick - healthy, ill simple - complex, hard singular - plural sink - float slim - fat, thick slow - fast sober - drunk soft - hard some - none sorrow - joy sour - sweet sow -reap straight - crooked start - finish stop - go strict - lenient strong - weak success - failure sunny - cloudy synonym - antonym sweet - sour T take - give tall - short tame - wild them - us there - here thick - thin tight - loose, slack tiny - big, huge together - apart top - bottom tough - easy, tender transparent - opaque true - false truth - flasehood, lie, untruth U under - over unfold - fold unknown - known unqualified - qualified unsafe - safe up - down upside-down - right-side-up upstairs - downstairs us - them useful - useless V vacant - occupied vanish - appear vast - tiny victory - defeat virtue - vice visible - invisible voluntary - compulsory W war - peace wax - wane weak - strong wet - dry white - black wide - narrow win - lose wisdom - folly, stupidity within - outside wrong - right Y yes - no yin - yang young - old Z zenith - nadir zip - unzip Nursery Rhymes that Refer to Opposites: Activities on Opposites: Think of and write eight sets of opposites. Worksheet 6 Words: fast, cautious, soon, open, fair, long, shy, sure, sour, smart. . When finished, click Answer to see the results. The thesaurus contains more than 145,800 unique entries from three top sources: Collins Thesaurus of the English Language - Complete and Unabridged, The American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus, and WordNet.

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Match synonyms, match antonyms

match the antonyms

Worksheet 2 Words: cry, tall, tired, fat, healthy, repair, depart, start, get, grow. Synonyms are words that mean about the same thing; antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other. This Halloween matching activity asks students to read through two lists, Column A and Column B, and pair the words from Column A to their synonyms in Column B. Answer 10 multiple choice questions on opposites antonyms of prepositions. The free worksheets below may be accessed for viewing or downloading by clicking on the title.

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Match Opposites

match the antonyms

Write synonyms for each set of opposites. Financial data play an important role here. A coloring book about opposites, illustrating the concepts with animals. Practice writing synonyms and antonyms with this Christmas Words Activity. Right Down Big No Happy Closed Slow Expensive Yes Left Negative Go Up Fast Off Sad Cheap Old Open On Stop Positive.

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Matching Antonyms File Folder Game

match the antonyms

As they get a little bit older these opposites become antonyms and can get a little more complex. A score and more of barefoot friars were there, and some that looked like tinkers, and some that seemed to be sturdy beggars and rustic hinds; and seated upon a mossy couch was one all clad in tattered scarlet, with a patch over one eye; and in his hand he held the golden arrow that was the prize of the great shooting match. See if they can name some of the antonyms without looking at the pieces first. Words: push, best, wide, clean, light, smile, true, always, old, lose. Free Thesaurus is a comprehensive online thesaurus of synonyms, antonyms, and related words.

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Thesaurus

match the antonyms

All printable activities are free to duplicate for home or classroom use. Match 10 words related to the fairytale, The Emperor's New Clothes to their antonyms. But they have never, not once, in the history of our United States, managed to match the strength and spirit of a people united in defense of their future. Worksheet 1 Words: big, warm, far, difficult, hurry, like, woman, true, quick, right. I'm happy I did my best and I hope I can do it tomorrow. Sometimes, with this change, kids need more of a visual representation of these words for the lesson to stick. Words: in, over, after, near, with, for, to, outside, on, behind.

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Match Opposites

match the antonyms

Using the Antonym Matching Game Talk with your child about various antonyms and show them the file folder. Words: tall, empty, slow, pretty, right, loud, wet, sour, go, hard. Attach the cover of the game to the front of your folder using some clear contact paper. Im just going to keep doing what Im doing. Match 10 words to their opposites. You might also like: Today's featured page: grade-level estimate for this page: 3rd Opposites at Enchanted Learning Rhymes, Printouts to Color, and Opposites in Many languages Opposites are also called antonyms.

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Synonyms and Antonyms for match

match the antonyms

A list of common opposites antonyms. Match Opposites Match the words which have opposite meanings antonyms to each other by drawing a line between them. For the best printing results try adjusting the page setup and size in the print preview menu before printing. Don't forget to check out all of our! Finally, add one side of your Velcro dots to the empty side of each domino and the opposite Velcro dots to the matching antonym pieces. For each word, write a synonym and an antonym. Worksheet 3 Words: love, inside, buy, stop, friend, humble, good, sad, new, boring. This festive worksheet is great for teaching students how to identify synonyms in a way that is both fun and educational.

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