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Related to antonymy: synonymy, polysemy, hyponymy, homonymy, Antonyms
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the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express opposite meanings

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Axiomatic characterization of synonymy and antonymy.
4) "Negated Antonymy juxtaposes the assertion of X and the negation of Y in order to reinforce their contrast and thus emphasise the assertion of X.
In the present discussion, antonymy is used in a wide sense covering all lexical oppositions in general, not just scalar oppositions as found in John Lyons (1977) and David Alan Cruse (1986).
Lexical semanticists and morphologists came up with the idea of lexical, semantic, and conceptual fields, based on the paradigmatic relations of hyponymy/hyperonymy, antonymy, synonymy, etc.
I am particularly concerned with the relationships of synonymy, antonymy, and hyponymy between the source and target domain uses of each group, because, as I will show, these indicate the degree of coherence with which source-domain relationships are metaphorically mapped onto the target domain.
The evidence offered is (a) the continuation of themes from cauda to frons (tail to head) of succeeding stanzas and (b) the thematic antonymy of alternating stanzas 2 and 4 and 3 and 5.
The smallest and biggest difference between the underlying concepts is expressed on the lexical level of a language in the relations of synonymy and antonymy (Cruse 2000).
R = {[perpendicular to], Synonymy, Antonymy, Hyperonymy, Hyponymy, Meronymy, Holonymy} is a set of relations
See Lyons, Werth (Focus), Cruse, and Horn, among others, for different accounts of antonymy and oppositeness.
This is where various sorts of meaning relations can be found, such as (near-) synonymy (pail-bucket), antonymy (hot-cold), hyponymy (dog-animal), among others.
Ape + 15 = pet and God + 12 = sap do not achieve satisfying antonymy.