Gradable antonyms are typically pairs of adjectives that can be qualified by adverbs such as very, quite, extremely, etc. So for example, we can. Numerology. Chaldean Numerology. The numerical value of gradable antonym in Chaldean Numerology is: 3. Pythagorean Numerology. The numerical value. Pairs of complementary antonyms represent the two opposite possibilities. (There is no continuum, or middle-ground, as in the examples above.) For example.

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Empty doesn’t seem to have a gradable antonym. If something is not empty and not fullthen grqdable is not emptybut is there a single word antonymd for this? To make it more evident, I’m looking for something like what warm is on the scale of cold and hot. Sparse and its antonym dense may serve in some contexts, such as mathematics and computer science. For example, a sparse set is a set that has few members out of a large potential population of members. An empty set has no members, and a dense set has many members.

However, I can’t recall hearing the term full set in this context. In other contexts, such as “a glass half-full” one would not use sparse or dense. The word ‘antonym’ needs defining before one can comment sensibly on this sort of question. There are different but related senses. Gradable antonyms include pairs like the following: The words can be viewed as terms at the end-points of a continuum or gradient.

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Now while empty and full are essentially absolute adjectives, whereas say fast and slow are not, the former are certainly terms which refer to ‘the end-points of a continuum or gradient’. They are gradable antonyms. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Does empty have a gradable antonym in English?

I’m pretty sure an antonym of empty is full. Unless I’m missing something, the opposite of “empty” is “full.


So, no, there does not appear to be one word that describes the phenomenon of something’s being between empty and full, except maybe the word “when,” as in “Let me pour you some coffee. I see there is a tendency to down vote if someone has a different understanding of something, or just asks something he knows some answer for.

I feel this is a valid question, maybe needs some other wording.

Antonym maybe was not a good choice. I feel it rude to neglect an opinion without conversation. If something is not empty, then it is partly full. I don’t think there’s any one-word synonym for non-empty and partly full.


Wayne Johnston 4 9. Could you provide a link which backs up your claim that “dense” is the antonym of sparse in the context of mathamatics? By contrast, if a larger number of elements differ from zero, then it is common to refer to the matrix as grzdable dense matrix. The Judy IV Shop Manual – which documents a programming library for storage of word or string indexes – states ” hashing is essentially a way of converting sparse, possibly multi-word indexes such as strings gradablr dense array indexes”.

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It might be a good idea to include that link and quote in your answer. The best answers are usually self-contained. Gradable Antonyms and defined: So you derived that “warm” can exist for “empty”-“full”. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook.

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