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    what is the difference between nearest in meaning, opposite in meaning and their likes please

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    Re: question

    Quote Originally Posted by DARLINTON View Post
    what is the difference between nearest in meaning, opposite in meaning and their likes please
    Welcome to Using English, Darlinton.

    Can you please ask your question in another way? I don't understand what you mean.

    It's hard to get more opposite than "nearest" and "opposite" when it comes to meanings, so I don't understand why you think they are the same.
    I don't understand "and their likes" either.
    Last edited by Barb_D; 04-Dec-2013 at 16:45.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: question

    Quote Originally Posted by DARLINTON View Post
    what is the difference between nearest in meaning, opposite in meaning and their likes please
    A word that is nearest in meaning to another word is a synonym. A word that is opposite in meaning is an antonym. I also don't understand "and their likes".

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