Antonymy

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Antonymy refers to the relation between lexical items that are binary opposites in meaning (e.g. alive and dead), gradable opposites in meaning (e.g. young and old), or converse opposites (e.g. buy and sell).

Link

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

Reference

Kempson, R.M. 1977. Semantic theory. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Other languages

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