Synonyms and Antonyms : Check

Check



( Verb )


We had
checked the enemy’s advance.

Synonyms:

Stop

Impede

Hinder

Control

Curb

Subdue

Repress

Contextual Examples:

They put up all the resistance but could not stop the enemy forces from advancing.

The crowd at the scene of accident
impeded the arrival of the police.

Bad weather
hindered the military operation.

He was able to
control normal impulse to tell his boss what the thought of him.

The movement became so overwhelming and unwieldy that the police force could not
curb it.

It has become difficult for him to
subdue his spoiled child.

The situation has exploded. The Government cannot
repress the rebellion.



Antonyms:

Speed

Hurry

Expedite

Accelerate

Quicken

Hasten

Precipitate

Contextual Examples:

In large cities the government fixes a maximum limit on the speed of vehicles.

You should
expedite the completion of this book.

In his
hurry he forgot his passport.

The driver
accelerated the speed of the car to catch up with the on-going traffic.




The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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