What are some opposite words for essay?

Antonyms for essay
ˈɛs eɪ or, for 3,5 , ɛˈseɪ; ɛˈseɪ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term essay.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. essay(noun)

    an analytic or interpretive literary composition

  2. essay(verb)

    a tentative attempt

  3. try, seek, attempt, essay, assay(verb)

    make an effort or attempt

    "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, examine, search, stress, adjudicate, strain, seek, look for, assay, try out, try, prove, test, try on, taste, hear, set about, undertake, sample, judge, render

  4. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay(verb)

    put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

    "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

    Synonyms:
    audition, rise, analyze, leaven, try, sample, show, testify, establish, test, evidence, try out, study, examine, see, seek, try on, probe, quiz, attempt, raise, adjudicate, render, prove, shew, judge, screen, taste, turn out, demonstrate, turn up, experiment, strain, analyse, stress, hear, canvass, assay, canvas, bear witness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. essay(v)

    To attempt is to take action somewhat experimentally with the hope and purpose of accomplishing a certain result; to endeavor is to attempt strenuously and with firm and enduring purpose. To attempt expresses a single act; to endeavor, a continuous exertion; we say I will endeavor (not I will attempt) while I live. To attempt is with the view of accomplishing; to essay, with a view of testing our own powers. To undertake is to accept or take upon oneself as an obligation, as some business, labor, or trust; the word often implies complete assurance of success; as, I will undertake to produce the witness. To strive suggests little of the result, much of toil, strain, and contest, in seeking it; I will strive to fulfil your wishes, i. e., I will spare no labor and exertion to do it. Try is the most comprehensive of these words. The original idea of testing or experimenting is not thought of when a man says "I will try." To attempt suggests giving up, if the thing is not accomplished at a stroke; to try implies using other means and studying out other ways if not at first successful. Endeavor is more mild and formal; the pilot in the burning pilot-house does not say "I will endeavor" or "I will attempt to hold the ship to her course," but "I'll try, sir!"

    Antonyms:
    abandon, dismiss, drop, give up, let go, neglect, omit, overlook, pass by, throw away, throw over, throw up

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavor, endeavor, strive, try, undertake

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. essay(n)

    Synonyms:
    dissertation, article, disquisition, thesis, attempt, effort, trial

Editors Contribution

  1. epitaph

    an essay is long paper and an epitaph is something short on a gravestone.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

How to use essay in a sentence?

  1. Jim Wallace:

    It’s like having a college professor say, ‘I’m going to read your essay and if I don’t like it, I’m going to give it back to you,’.

  2. Camp Gyno ':

    Camp Gyno ''s clearly got a nickname for life. It'll probably be the beginning of Camp Gyno ' college essay as well, camp Gyno ''s embraced it, but Camp Gyno ''s moved on.

  3. Zeke Smith:

    We started having conversations all the way back in Fiji nine months ago about the care with which this episode was going to be handled, i came to Jeff [Probst] and asked if I could write a personal essay about what happened and he immediately said yes.

  4. Mao Zedong:

    A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.

  5. Miguel Proenca:

    There could not be a more interesting time to explore the issue of the European borders, and obviously the refugee crisis and the terrorist attacks gave a different meaning to the project we are developing, because we decided to focus on the domestic borders, in the larger picture, the questions that we were asking ourselves and the essay raised is still the same and is about the identity of Europe: the multiculturalism, citizenship, economy, different speeds of growing, communitarian isolation and discrimination.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2158drop
#5490essay
#11158neglect
#14530abandon
#15596dismiss
#19766omit
#20010overlook

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