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Synonyms and Antonyms

Free online synonyms and antonyms exercises. In these exercises, students must choose the best synonym or antonym for the word given. Each exercise is six questions long. Before you begin, you may find it helpful to view our verbal reasoning techniques page. This page outlines several strategies that will enable you to answer synonyms/antonyms questions with a higher success rate, even on questions in which you are unsure about specific word definitions. We recommend that you use a thesaurus to learn word definitions, especially if studying for the SAT or GRE tests. A thesaurus allows you to become familiar with the family of synonyms and antonyms associated with a given word. In terms of test taking, this can prove more valuable than knowing the precise definition of individual words.

Beginning Level

Beginners should start here. It's not a bad place to start for intermediate levels to start either. These exercises can be tricky. If you are struggling, don't get discouraged! These exercises are tough. They are meant to challenge you.

Synonyms Exercises

Antonyms Exercises

Intermediate Level

Our intermediate exercises are meant for students looking to take their vocabulary to the next level. While some of the words in this section may seem easy, others are clearly not. Also, keep a careful eye on the synonyms/antonyms sign. It is easy to fall into traps looking for the wrong one.

Synonyms Exercises

Antonyms Exercises

Advanced Level

Ready for the highest level? These exercises are the most challenging we have to offer. On them you will find the top 250 most common SAT and GRE test vocabulary words. So, think you are up to the challenge? Are you an English Maven? Take these quizzes and find out!

Synonyms Exercises

Antonyms Exercises