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Words - Their Meanings and Opposites

Words - Their Meanings and Opposites

 The letters from A - Z are used in various combinations to form words. These words have different meanings. These meanings help us to understand the language. They also help us to visualise different objects.

Simple Words with Their Meanings

Let us go through some simple and widely used words and their meanings. The pictures will help us to visualise the meanings.


Words and Their Opposites

In the above examples, we have seen some commonly used words in day to day life and their meanings. Now some of the words from the above list have the exact opposite meanings. Pairs of such words that have opposite meanings are called opposites. Let us find such opposites from the above examples and learn some new pairs.

1) Laugh X cry/weep/wail

2) Buy X sell

3) Borrow X steal/lend

4) Whisper X Scream

5) Appreciate X insult

Recap

Meanings of words that we learned:

  • Laugh: An action that shows that someone is very happy
  • Weep: Cry loudly
  • Wail: A long cry of pain
  • Buy: To get something by paying money for it
  • Borrow: Take something with the intention of returning it
  • Whisper: Talk very softly
  • Swim: Moving in water with the help of particular action of arms and legs
  • Run: Move quickly using legs
  • Appreciate: Praise
  • Scream: Make a loud cry showing strong emotions.

Quiz for Words - Their Meanings and Opposites

Q.1

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: Domestic?

a)

Forgive

b)

Forget

c)

Foreign

d)

Traditional

Q.2

Which among the following is odd one from the given option?

a) Engine
b) Steering Wheel
c) Car
d) Tyre

Q.3

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: Failure?

a) Struggle
b) Success
c) Story
d) Sad

Q.4

Which among the following is odd from the given images set?

a)
b)
c)
d)

Q.5

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: fast?

a)

Slow

b)

Rapid

c)

Rare

d)

Right

Q.6

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: Few?

a) Hare
b) More
c) Many
d) Much

Q.7

Identify the odd one from the options:

a) Samveda
b) Ayurveda
c) Atharvaveda
d) Rigveda

Q.8

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: Host?

a) Organize
b) Halt
c) Guest
d) Ghost

Q.9

Which among the following is odd one from the given images set?

a)
b)
c)
d)

Q.10

Which among the following make a correct pair with the word: God father?

a)

Goon uncle

b)

God moon

c)

God mother

d)

None of these

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