Antonyms


Direction: In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. VACATE
    1. evacuate
    2. validate
    3. occupy
    4. empty

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    occupy (Verb) : to fill or use a space, an area or an amount of time ; take up ; to live or work in a room, house or building
    vacate (Verb) : to empty; to leave a building, seat, job. position of authority etc.
    evacuate (Verb) : to move people from a place of danger to a safer place
    validate (Verb) : to prove that something is true; to make something legally valid ; to state officially that something is useful and of an acceptable standard
    empty (Verb) : to evacuate ; to remove everything from a container

    Correct Option: C

    occupy (Verb) : to fill or use a space, an area or an amount of time ; take up ; to live or work in a room, house or building
    vacate (Verb) : to empty; to leave a building, seat, job. position of authority etc.
    evacuate (Verb) : to move people from a place of danger to a safer place
    validate (Verb) : to prove that something is true; to make something legally valid ; to state officially that something is useful and of an acceptable standard
    empty (Verb) : to evacuate ; to remove everything from a container


  1. STALE
    1. fresh
    2. old
    3. steal
    4. stalk

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    fresh (Adjective) : recently produced or picked
    stale (Adjective) : not fresh ; unfresh ; no longer fresh ; unpleasant to eat
    old (Adjective) : very primitive; not new
    steal (Verb) : to rob; to move secretly and quietly
    stalk (Verb) : to move slowly and quietly

    Correct Option: A

    fresh (Adjective) : recently produced or picked
    stale (Adjective) : not fresh ; unfresh ; no longer fresh ; unpleasant to eat
    old (Adjective) : very primitive; not new
    steal (Verb) : to rob; to move secretly and quietly
    stalk (Verb) : to move slowly and quietly



  1. SCARCITY
    1. scanty
    2. prosperity
    3. majority
    4. plenty

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    plenty (Noun) : a lot ; a large amount
    scarcity (Adjective) : shortage; not enough of what is needed and difficult to obtain
    scanty (Noun) : too little in amount for what is needed
    prosperity (Noun) : affluent ; wealth
    majority (Noun) : the largest part of a group of people or things

    Correct Option: D

    plenty (Noun) : a lot ; a large amount
    scarcity (Adjective) : shortage; not enough of what is needed and difficult to obtain
    scanty (Noun) : too little in amount for what is needed
    prosperity (Noun) : affluent ; wealth
    majority (Noun) : the largest part of a group of people or things


  1. PROFESSIONAL
    1. amateur
    2. tradesman
    3. labour
    4. customer

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    amateur (Noun) : a person who does something for enjoyment, not as a job
    professional (Noun) : a person who does a job that needs special skill/training and a high level of education ; a competent person tradesman (Noun) : a person who sells goods ; shopkeeper labour or
    labourers (Noun) : the people who work for a country/ company/factory, etc.
    customer (Noun) : a person/an organisation that buys something from a shop/store/business

    Correct Option: A

    amateur (Noun) : a person who does something for enjoyment, not as a job
    professional (Noun) : a person who does a job that needs special skill/training and a high level of education ; a competent person tradesman (Noun) : a person who sells goods ; shopkeeper labour or
    labourers (Noun) : the people who work for a country/ company/factory, etc.
    customer (Noun) : a person/an organisation that buys something from a shop/store/business



  1. MEAGRE
    1. numerous
    2. large
    3. plentiful
    4. enormous

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    plentiful (Adjective) : available in large numbers/ amounts, abundant
    meagre (Adjective) : small in quantity and poor in quality ; paltry
    numerous (Adjective) : many ; existing in large numbers
    large (Adjective) : big in size/ quantity
    enormous (Adjective) : extremely large ; huge ; immense

    Correct Option: C

    plentiful (Adjective) : available in large numbers/ amounts, abundant
    meagre (Adjective) : small in quantity and poor in quality ; paltry
    numerous (Adjective) : many ; existing in large numbers
    large (Adjective) : big in size/ quantity
    enormous (Adjective) : extremely large ; huge ; immense