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These cards can be used to teach or to drill common opposites.


Front & Back


Here is a list of the word pairs covered in Opposites


A - Z
add - subtract
addition - subtraction
afraid - unafraid
agree - disagree
ahead - behind
alive - dead
alone - crowd
alone - group
ancient - modern
Angel - Devil
around - through
arrive - leave
awake - asleep
bent - straight
big - little
blow - suck
blunt - sharp
boring - interesting
boy - girl
boy - man
break - fix
bride - groom
bring - remove
buy - sell
calm - emotional
careful - careless
casual - dressed up
center - edge
cheerful - grumpy
cheers - jeers
close to - away from
cold - hot
color - black and white
combined - separated
come - go
comedy - tragedy
confident - worried
correct - incorrect
courteous - rude
crazy - lucid
create - destroy
crooked - straight
curly - straight
damage - repair
day - night
drunk - sober
dry - wet
East - West
easy - hard
empty - full
enlarge - reduce
enormous - puny
expand - contract
fat - skinny
first - last
float - sink
front - back
frozen - melted
giant - midget
gigantic - ity bity
girl - woman
give - take
good - bad
good guy - bad guy
Grandma - Grandpa
Grandmother - Grandfather
grow - shrink
guys & gals
hairy - bald
happy - sad
hard - soft
head - feet
heads - tails
Heaven - Hell
help - hinder
hero - villain
hide - seek
high - low
his - hers
hit - miss
hot - cold
huge - tiny
ill - well
in - out
in front - in back
insane - sane
into - out of
King - Queen
Ladies - Gentlemen
large - small
laugh - cry
lead - follow
left - right
life - death
lit - unlit
long - short
lots - little bit
love - hate
make - ruin
man - woman
many - few
maximize - minimize
me - you
Men - Women
Mom - Dad
Mom - Pop
Mommy - Daddy
more - less
most - least
Mother - Father
moving - still
multiplication - division
multiply - divide
naked - clothed
near - far
neat - messy
new - old
normal - strange
North - South
off - on
open - close
open - shut
order - chaos
outside - inside
over - under
pass - flunk
plain - fancy
plump - lean
plus - minus
polite - impolite
positive - negative
pretty - ugly
proud - disappointed
push - pull
quiet - loud
raw - cooked
real - imaginary
real - pretend
rich - poor
right - wrong
right side up - upside down
same - different
scared - brave
send - receive
shallow - deep
sick - healthy
silent - noisy
simple - complicated
simple - difficult
Sister - Brother
slow - fast
smile - frown
some - none
son - daughter
Spring - Fall
stand - sit
stand up - sit down
stiff - limp
stingy - generous
stop - go
succeed - fail
success - failure
sun - moon
sweet - sour
take off - land
tall - short
throw - catch
tied - untied
tightwad - spendthrift
to - from
together - apart
top - bottom
towards - away from
undressed - dressed
united - divided
up - down
us - them
walk - run
war - peace
whisper - shout
white - black
wide awake - sleepy
wild - tame
win - lose
work - play
wrap - unwrap
write - erase
yes - no
young - old

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