Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To declare that something is not true; to deny the existence or occurrence of something.
He denied having stolen the money from the cash register.
To hide or keep something secret from others.
She concealed her true feelings about the situation from her family.
To hold back or keep something from being revealed or disclosed.
He withheld information from the police during the investigation.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Nier is used when someone denies the truth or existence of something.
- 2Cacher is used when someone hides or keeps something secret from others.
- 3Retenir is used when someone holds back or keeps something from being revealed or disclosed.
Good things to know
- 1Legal Context: Use these antonyms in legal contexts to describe a defendant's behavior.
- 2Everyday Conversation: Use these antonyms in everyday conversations to express disagreement or to describe situations where someone is hiding something.
- 3Writing: Use these antonyms in writing to create tension and conflict in stories.
The antonyms of confesser in French are nier, cacher, and retenir. These words convey the opposite meaning of admitting or confessing something. Use them in legal contexts, everyday conversations, and writing to create tension and conflict in stories.