Synonyms, Antonyms, & Homographs

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Synonyms, Antonyms, & Homographs

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What is a Synonym?

A synonym is a word that has the same or almost the same meaning as another word.

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Synonyms

It's easy to remember the meaning of synonym by using this little trick:

Synonym = Same

They both start with an S!

examples:

rabbit and bunny

rocks and stones

enjoy and like

hot and boiling

throw and toss

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What is an Antonym?

An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word.

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Antonyms

It's easy to remember the meaning of antonym by using this little trick:

Antonym = Opposite

They both start with a vowel!

examples:

bad and good

hot and cold

soft and hard

smooth and rough

slow and fast

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What is a Homograph?

Homographs are words that are spelled the same but mean different things. They are sometimes pronounced differently.

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Homographs

For example, the word bow has two meanings:

Bow means to bend at the waist after a performance. It rhymes with "wow."

Bow also means something that a girl puts in her hair. It rhymes with "slow."

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Replace the bold word with a synonym.

I enjoy baseball. hate like need want

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At just $1, most people could buy the Kodak Brownie camera. It was cheap and easy to use.

Which word is an antonym for cheap?

hard

enormous

costly

cute

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Capturing moments on film is an essential part of going on trips.

Which word is a synonym of the word essential?

important

new

minor

impossible


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