English LanguageStart - Smart Words

These english synonyms and antonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (big, ample, great, large, little, small, atomic, tiny, ...) 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 Big

big Meaning of these synonyms: being notably above the average in size or magnitude
Example: 'He avoids big scenes . . . preferring to rely on small gestures and dead-on dialogue' (Peter S. Prescott)
ample Examples: A) There is ample evidence that ... B) He gave me ample reason to leave him.
astronomical broad capacious
commodious Example: In the western world, commodious vehicles and affordable fuel prices have made cars a mass commodity.
enormous expansive gargantuan
gigantic grand great huge immense
large mammoth mountainous sizable spacious
stupendous Example: the seemingly stupendous obstacles he had to overcome while being on his own.
substantial tremendous vast

Synonyms for Small

little Meaning of these synonyms: being significantly below the average in size or magnitude
Example: 'I don't like it one little bit' he flings to her over his shoulder.
atomic cramped diminutive dinky
exiguous itsy-bitsy limited microscopic miniature
minuscule minute petite puny slight
small tiny wee undersized