Verbal Ability - Antonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Antonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.6)

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.



[A]. Convert
[B]. Condense
[C]. Congest
[D]. Conclude

Answer: Option B


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Eric said: (Mar 15, 2011)  
Expand means, to extend and I think that the right answer is letter D. conclude...isn't it?

conclude means, to end....

Ashok said: (Apr 22, 2011)  
Synonyms of the condense are COMPRESS, contract... so B is the ri8 answer

Sandy said: (Nov 12, 2011)  
Expand means,to extend only and the right answer is condense it means to compress.
extend-compress OR

Bandya said: (Jan 21, 2012)  
But congest also means like clog up, back up or form into a single mass. So it may consider as a antonym of expand.

Aahoon said: (Aug 25, 2013)  
The answer "condense" is wrong and it must be contract or compress.

Irfan said: (Oct 1, 2013)  
Why did not choose congest?

I think it is a right answer.

Krish said: (Dec 28, 2013)  
Why not congest?

Sri said: (Oct 19, 2014)  
My point of view congest means limited. Condense is right.

M Kedar said: (Mar 1, 2015)  
Antonym of expand is congest and synonym of congest is condense, but I have a doubt why not congest?

Md. Rashel Miah said: (Sep 5, 2015)  
The right answer must be condense that means to cut short, contract, curtail but congest means to aggregate, accumulate.

Sourav said: (Aug 27, 2016)  
Best answer @Rashel Miah.

Vicky said: (Sep 16, 2016)  
Why not convert?

Omar Manik said: (Nov 26, 2016)  
I think your answer is best @Rashel Miah.

Siva Reddy said: (Dec 6, 2016)  
Expand means raise the level from one point to other point where as condense means decrease the level from one point to other.

Rajib Kumar Kohar said: (Dec 29, 2016)  
I think congest is the right answer.

Keerthi said: (Apr 7, 2017)  
Congest may be related to the answer but the right answer is condensed which suits exact opposite word to the given word.

Almamun said: (Apr 24, 2017)  
I think condense is right answer. Because expand means enlarge and condense means cut short.

Muzammil said: (May 24, 2017)  
I think congest is a better antonym for expand.

Goshia Anjum said: (Aug 1, 2017)  
Expend means to in large or increase whereas condense means to shortend or decrease.

Vaishalee said: (Aug 24, 2017)  
Condense means making something denser. Means making something more concentrated than its usual amount or size. Similarly, expand means making something larger than usual. Expand would be the exact antonym to answer your question. Why not congest? Congest is an adjective. Where it is not a verb done. Congest means crowded area. It's not making something to shrink or compress both expand and condense are verbs.

Jeni said: (Sep 12, 2017)  
Expand means increase or large.

Condense means decrease or small.

Antara Sengupta said: (Dec 11, 2017)  
Expand means to increase or enlarge, while condense means to decrease or reduce.

Navin Mallesh said: (Dec 25, 2017)  
Expand : increase.

Conclude : summarize or end so why not conclude?

Sneha Biswas said: (Jan 28, 2018)  
I think d is the right answer.

Murali said: (Apr 22, 2018)  
I think D is the right answer.

Ashu said: (May 22, 2018)  
Congest means like as blockade. Condense is right.

Ashwini said: (Jul 4, 2018)  
Condense is right!

Samadhan said: (Aug 6, 2018)  
Undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops.

So, option B is right.

Suri said: (Sep 24, 2018)  



So, Question asked large antonym condense.
So, conclude is the wrong answer.

Nisha Raut said: (Dec 10, 2018)  
Expand means to enlarge or spread.

Condense is the opposite of the expand which mean to shrink, compress, to reduce.

Raviteja Kudeli said: (Dec 25, 2018)  
I think, expend antonym is congest.

Bhavana said: (Jan 22, 2019)  
Why not congest? Please explain me.

Veera said: (Sep 26, 2019)  
I think congest is tthe correct answer.

Dory said: (Aug 16, 2020)  
Congest means prevent freedom of movement so condense is the right answer.

Neha said: (Sep 22, 2020)  
According to me condense is the correct answer because expand means-to become to or to make something bigger.

Condense meaning - to reduce to a shorter form.

D.Kamal said: (Mar 30, 2021)  
Expand means to become bigger in size.

Its Antonym will be "becoming smaller in size".

So, The Antonym will be Compress.

Rasak said: (Dec 11, 2021)  
Expand is just like something wide, therefore congest should also be considered. When they say something is congested it's just like an opposite to expand.

Haraprasad Mohapatra said: (Mar 13, 2022)  
Why not conclude? Please explain.

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