Antonyms


Direction: Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

  1. Demand
    1. Supply
    2. Claim
    3. Request
    4. Petition

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    ‘Demand’ means a strong need for something. Whereas ‘Supply’ means to make something needed available to someone.

    Correct Option: A

    ‘Demand’ means a strong need for something. Whereas ‘Supply’ means to make something needed available to someone. Therefore ‘supply’ is the correct antonym of ‘demand’.


  1. Descent
    1. Discern
    2. Ascent
    3. Dissent
    4. Assent

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    ‘Descent’ means an act of moving downwards.

    Correct Option: B

    ‘Descent’ means an act of moving downwards. Whereas ‘ascent’ means the act of climbing or moving upwards. Therefore, ‘ascent’ is the antonym of ‘descent’.



  1. Notorious
    1. Prominent
    2. Infamous
    3. Honourable
    4. Reputed

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    ‘Notorious’ means someone known for some bad quality. ‘Honorable’ means someone honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect.

    Correct Option: C

    ‘Notorious’ means someone known for some bad quality. ‘Honorable’ means someone honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect. Therefore, ‘Honorable’ is the antonym of ‘notorious’.


  1. Captivity
    1. Slavery
    2. Permission
    3. Freedom
    4. Limitation

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    Captivity refers to imprisoned.

    Correct Option: C

    Captivity refers to imprisoned as option (c) is right antonym.



Direction: Choose the work opposite in meaning to the given.

  1. Ambiguous
    1. Easy
    2. Plain
    3. Clear
    4. Simple

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    Ambiguous means - not expressed or understood clearly.

    Correct Option: C

    Ambiguous means - not expressed or understood clearly.
    Therefore the correct antonym is option (c), e.g., clear.