Smart Words of the English Language

These english synonyms and antonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (far, remote, out of reach, near, beside, next to, limit, edge, boundary, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Far

far afar aloof apart back
behind detached dislocated distant faraway
out of reach out of sight recede remote removed
retreat separated transferred withdrawn

Synonyms for Near

near abutting adjacent adjoining alongside
beside bordering close by conterminous contiguous
local next to nearby neighbor nigh
peripheral in the proximity surrounding touching in the vicinity

Synonyms for Limit

limit Meaning of these synonyms: The point beyond which something cannot or may not proceed
Example: During the project, all partcipants were operating under a stringent time limit.

ambit border border line bottom line
boundary boundary line bounds breaking point brim
brink ceiling circumscription confinement constraint
curbing cutoff point deadline edge end point
extent extreme extremity far out farthest point
fence finality limitation margin maximum
the max the most pale perimeter periphery
pole regulation restriction rim tops
ultimate upper limit utmost verge




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