2019 Term 2 Foundation Phase Synonyms/Antonyms

1. able capable skilful skilled
  unable incapable incompetent unfit
2. above over overhead on top of
  below under beneath underneath
3. accept receive take hold
  refuse decline deny reject
4. add sum tally total
  deduct subtract remove take away
5. afraid scared frightened fearful
  brave bold confident fearless

6. agree admit consent concur
  disagree argue dispute differ
7. amazing wonderful unbelievable awesome
  dull boring normal unexciting
8. ancient age-old timeworn antique
  new modern current recent
9. arrive reach show up turn up
  leave depart retreat exit
10. attack assault strike hit
  defend protect shield fend off

*Three types of antonyms (gradable, complementary and relational) can be distinguished. Word meanings are context-dependent.