Welcome word detective, we’ve got a puzzle for you to solve! Are you up for the challenge?
How are the two words below related?
They mean the opposite of each other. Words that mean the opposite of each other are called antonyms.
Can you think of antonyms (opposites) for the words below?
Near, big and lost
Did you get far, small and found? If you didn’t, maybe you found a synonym (a word with a similar meaning) for these words.
Which word below is an antonym for float?
The answer is sink as that is the opposite to float.
Which word below is an antonym for grow?
The answer to this is shrink as it means the opposite to grow. Did you spot that?
Here's a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:
Remember you're looking for a word with the opposite meaning.
Now it’s time for you to find some antonyms!